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    National Drink Wine Day

     

    Happy National Drink Wine Day! Head to one of the following spots in town to celebrate.

    Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse will be featuring wine from Cakebread Wines including their Chardonnay, balanced by fresh acidity, and the finish is clean, with appealing mineral notes. They will also feature their Pinot Noir offers an attractive raspberry-crimson color leads to sweet black cherry, raspberry, dried rose petal and violet blossom aromas. Fresh raspberry and bright strawberry flavors are concentrated, yet balanced, in this pretty, floral wine. The finish is smooth, with silky tannins, mineral notes and lingering fresh fruit. And last but not least, the Cabernet Sauvignon offers aromas of ripe blackberry, boysenberry, dark chocolate and notes of oak precede balanced acidity and firm tannins. With forward fruit, and welcome mineral undertones, this is a perfectly balanced wine that is approachable now, yet will age beautifully. The restaurant offers more than 1,300 bottles of wine options giving guests the perfect opportunity to pair their dry-aged steak, seafood or dessert with wine from around the world. Reservations are recommended.

    Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
    303.796.0100
    8100 E. Orchard Rd., Denver

    Inspired by the food and culture of Spain, Barcelona Wine Bar is known for their fun, familiar, and full-of-energy tapas-bar-like dinner service and award-winning Spanish wine selections. Whether you’re a long time wine lover or just getting to know your tastes in wine, Barcelona is a natural choice, where guests can stop in and try an array of styles, blends, flavors and profiles from Spain, South America and the Mediterranean. Barcelona also boasts an extensive list of ports, sherries, and wine-based cocktails such as the Guns & Rosés sangria, built on Lillet Rose, Woody Creek vodka, peach nectar, fresh lemon and grapefruit bitters, available by the glass (or a carafe if you’re really ambitious).

    Barcelona Wine Bar
    2900 Larimer St., Denver

    Boulder’s iconic Flagstaff House Restaurant is a clear choice for National Drink Wine Day: priding itself on a warm, welcome, easy elegance reflected in impeccable service, Colorado-forward dishes and a storied, award-winning wine listFlagstaff has won the Wine Spectator Grand Award each year since 1983, the only one on the Front Range. Guests have a 128-page wine list (conveniently offered on an iPad for ease of browsing) to refer to during visits, using filters such as region, intensity, aromas and flavors to pick the perfect wine from the list of 15,000+ bottles. Raise a glass and sip a toast that honors sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and the city of Boulder in the valley below.

    Flagstaff House Restaurant
    1138 Flagstaff Rd., Boulder

    Wine doesn’t have to be snooty, and Del Frisco’s Grille is well known for the team’s wine expertise in all things viniculture in an approachable yet elegant setting. The two separate, two-story, 2,000 bottle wine-walls hint at the upscale casual spot’s commitment to casual steakhouse grill food with wines to please every palate. With somewhere in the neighborhood of 300 labels to choose from, guests can pick and choose pairings like the Justin Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, aromatic with ripe black and red cherry, berries and spice, lending itself well to the Grille’s brand new Charcuterie Board, artisanal cheeses, meats and accoutrement. Refreshing whites, interesting reds, and winter-hued rosés round out the portfolio, while the Grille also offers two wine-based cocktails: the year-round slushie Watermelon Frozé with watermelon instead of the expected strawberries with Jean-Luc Colombo Rosé, Monin Watermelon and fresh watermelon purée; and the White Sangria with pinot grigio, housemade fresh white peach purée and topped with peach schnapps and finished with a strawberry peach popsicle and is a perfect representation of the restaurant’s wine culture.

    Del Frisco’s Grille
    100 St. Paul St., Denver

    For casual yet sophisticated wine tasting, the fun-and-funky vino-lovers at Max’s Wine Dive want to steer you in the right direction with a great glass (or two) to go along with a meal of southern-inspired comfort food. Nothing beats the pairing of crispy, crackling fried chicken and champagne, so if you’re thinking fancy bubbles, try the Charles Ellner Carte Blanche, French Champagne for just $17 glass – unless you want something really fancy with your fried bird, in which case we suggest you splurge and go right for the bottle of Dom Pérignon. On the other hand, guests who want something bright and zesty can try the Gobelsburg Grüner Veltliner, while if the mood is for something voluptuous and powerful try the Morey 1er Cru Les Embazees by the bottle. As the team at Max’s says, “Champagne and Fried Chicken? Why the hell not?”

    Max’s Wine Dive
    696 Sherman St., Denver

    Date

    Feb 18 2020
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    Time

    All Day