Beer, Wine & Spirits in Parker

$29 for a Wine Tasting for Two with a Take-Home Bottle at Wild Women Wine (Up to $55 Value)

Wild Women Wine

Wild Women Wine

$55 $29

Three-taste wine flight, plus an additional full glass of wine and a bottle to take home with a personal wine label

Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Ryker's Cellars (Up to 51% Off)

Ryker's Cellars

Sunny Side

$36 $18

Seven samples of whites and reds with full glass of wine

Wine Tasting for Two, Four, or Six at Bonacquisti Wine Company (Up to 63% Off)

Bonacquisti Wine Company

Northwest Denver

$36 $16

Executive sommelier Paul Bonacquisti leads budding oneophiles through a wine tasting, introducing them to various varietals

Private Wine Tasting for Two or Four at Verso Cellars (Up to 57% Off)

Verso Cellars

Within Metropolis Coffee

$60 $29

Wine tastings include an appetizer and bottle of premium Verso Cellars cabernet sauvignon

Wine-Tasting Package for Two, Four, or Six at Mile High Winery (Up to 59% Off)

Mile High Winery

Denver

$35 $17

Handcrafted wines served in a space with art and decor inspired by downtown Denver

Tasting Package for Two or Four with Tour and Wine Credit at Kingman Estates Winery (Up to 51% Off)

Kingman Estates Winery

North Washington

$50 $26

Winery spotlights Colorado grapes in handcrafted white and red wines such as fruity viogniers and peppery cabernet sauvignons

Grand Tasting or Food & Wine Pairing Competition for One at Denver International Wine Festival (Up to 40% Off)

Denver International Wine Festival

Omni Interlocken Resort

$95 $59.85

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Wine festival's premier events include a chef competition, Grand Tasting, 60+ exhibitors, & 350+ beverages including beer, wine and spirits

Microbrew Samples and Take-Home Growlers at Big Choice Brewing (Up to 43% Off). Two Options Available.

Big Choice Brewing, LLC

Broomfield Industrial Park

$21 $12

Local microbrews such as the #42 Poblano Stout made with poblano peppers and the 10,000 Summers Saison made with Madhava wildflower honey

$10 for a Beer Tasting with Two Pints and a Flight of Six 4-Ounce Beers at J Wells Brewery ($20 Value)

J Wells Brewery

Boulder

$20 $10

Sample beers from the smallest nanobrewery in Boulder, which specializes in pale ales, IPAs, and british bitter ales

$32 for a Wine Tasting Package Custom Bottle Labels for Two at D'Vine Wine (Up to $64 Value)

D'Vine Wine

Manitou Springs

$64 $32

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Vintners and staff guide palates through tastings of wines handcrafted, bottled, and fermented onsite in a historic bathhouse

Distillery Tour and Cocktails for Two or Four at Syntax Spirits Distillery (Up to 54% Off)

Syntax Spirits Distillery

Greeley

$24 $12

Tour distillery before sampling signature cocktails or flights of award-winning vodka, rum, whisky, and infused spirits

Craft Whiskey Tasting and Distillery Tour for Two, Four, or Six at Feisty Spirits (Up to 56% Off)

Feisty Spirits

Fort Collins

$26.66 $13

Visitors to the tasting room admire distillery equipment while sipping half-ounce samples of varied whiskies made from natural ingredients

Tour and Wine Tasting for 2, 4, or 6 with Take-Home Bottles of Wine at Vintages (Up to 52% Off)

Vintages

Downtown Fort Collins

$35 $20

Tour and tasting features samples of profile select reds and whites, as well as cheese and crackers and an informative talk

Wine-and-Cheese Tasting Tour for Two, Four, or Six at Ten Bears Winery (50% Off)

Ten Bears Winery

Ten Bears Winery

$28 $14

The staff pairs smooth Colorado wines with specially selected cheese and crackers allowing guests to enjoy complementary flavors

Beer Flights for Two or Four or Growler with Three Fills at Crazy Mountain Brewing Company (Up to 50% Off)

Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

Edwards

$16 $8

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10 taps pour sample flights and full-sized growlers of craft beer inside a dog-friendly tasting room with an onsite food truck

Brewery Tour for Two, or Tasting Experience for Two at Aspen Brewing Company (Up to 40% Off)

Aspen Brewing Company

Multiple Locations

$45 $27

Pairs can tour the award-winning brewery while sipping on pints, or sample six 5-oz. pours before taking home their own beer glasses

Select Local Merchants

Avanti Winery handcrafts its own signature wine blends alongside more than 25 local Colorado wines, furnishing oenophiles with myriad grownup grape-juice choices. A bottle of chardonnay ($16.95) transports hints of vanilla, lemon, almonds, and hazelnuts to taste buds, and the popular white table wine ($16.95) melds five varietals potent enough to charm palates and steal guests’ girlfriends at dinner parties. Swill sips of Avanti's table red wine ($17.95) or uncork the signature cabernet sauvignon ($22.95), bursting with maroon-tinged fruits. The merlot ($22.95) introduces cherries and a dry finish to palates, and the port III’s dashes of caramel, cherry, and chocolate ($24.95) form a trio of dessert flavors in tipsifying liquid form. Avanti Winery also offers free wine tastings Thursday–Sunday from a different Colorado winery each month.

9046 W Bowles Ave
Littleton,
CO
US

Thanks to its impressive selection of varietals from more than 95 local wineries, The Wines of Colorado has been lauded as "one of the most unique wine shops in the country" by Wine Trail Traveler and featured in the Wall Street Journal. Inside, a mural of larger-than-life bottles lines one wall, and an adjacent room houses an expansive tasting counter that stocks a lineup of bottles filled with Colorado reds and whites, which are often compared to Californian vinos. Their food has received it?s fair share of recognition as well, earning numerous awards, including Best Creekside Dining from the Gazette in 2010 and 2011. The chefs sizzle up signature buffalo wine burgers and creamy dill mahi-mahi, which guests can enjoy on the pine-tree-lined outdoor patio as they sip wine mere steps away from the burbling Fountain Creek.

8045 W US Highway 24
Cascade,
CO
US

Winemaking and homebrew center in north Colorado Springs, teaching beginners how to make great wine and beer for personal enjoyment.

6820 North Academy Boulevard
Colorado Springs,
CO
US

Owner and senior wine instructor Dani Cross created VinBoutique with a mission to introduce palates to the best French wines. A certified level-III sommelier, Cross personally travels to France to hand-pick vintages from small production companies and develop relationships with local vintners, ensuring her customers enjoy a collection of reds, whites, and bubbly that is exceptional not just in craftsmanship and taste, but also in value. "By tasting my wines, you can actually hone your palate way quicker because [the wines are] technically correct" in the way they are selected, shipped, and stored, she says. "If you're not tasting something that's proper, you won't know what chardonnay is supposed to taste like."

A strong belief that wine should be enjoyed and shared with others inspires VinBoutique's tasting classes, where Cross and other wine experts share insights into different varietals, food pairings, and wine-making techniques. Using an approach designed to be both fun and unintimidating, Cross also includes a question-and-answer section, as well as easy-to-follow tasting notes, making her classes accessible to everyone from the casual wine fan to the connoisseur who can uncork a bottle using only their mind. As Dani continued to try new wines and savor her favorite French vintages, she became dismayed. Often, the wines she bought had been stored improperly or for too long, destroying the bouquets and noses that she loved. "Born of frustration, I decided to start my own [wine boutique]." And thus she curated a selection of French wines for VinBoutique. "By tasting my wines, you can actually hone your palate way quicker because [the wines are] technically correct" in the way they are selected, shipped, and stored, she says. "If you're not tasting something that's proper, you won't know what chardonnay is supposed to taste like."

In addition to bottles of red, white, and bubbly, Dani and a team of instructors offer wine classes suitable for everyone from the casual wine fan to the connoisseur who can uncork a bottle using only their mind. Each class comes with notes and take-home materials, and is taught by a teacher who can both go into great technical detail or give thorough overviews so that student's don?t "get cross-eyed."

19308 East Cottonwood Drive
Parker,
CO
US

Traditional and contemporary recipes reign at India's Kitchen, where chefs sheath chicken, lamb, seafood, and vegan entrees in a flurry of freshly ground exotic spices. They sizzle naan and kebabs in a tandoor clay oven and flood kormas and masalas with housemade yogurt, cream sauces, and coconut milk. Chefs can customize spiciness levels or swap in gluten-free ingredients for the handful of dishes that aren't already gluten-free, adeptly maintaining each dish's intricate flavors and inspirational coming-of-age story. An extensive daily lunch buffet lines up some of the kitchen's greatest hits for guests to sample, and the restaurant also extends its culinary services to the catering realm.

Cylindrical light fixtures dangle amid the dining room's vibrant red-orange walls, which contrast charcoal-hued floors and furnishings. A trickling faux rock fountain beckons patrons to venture to the full bar, where staffers sling Indian beers that harmonize with the aromas and flavors of the cuisine.

18701 East Mainstreet
Parker,
CO
US

A year after Scott Kerkmans created the role of Chief Beer Officer for the Four Points by Sheraton hotels, it began to get around that Denver was the "Napa Valley of Beer." As NPR later reports, the rumor is a culmination of a life spent steeped in beer culture. Before creating Colorado Beer Week and beating out more than 7,000 applicants for the title of CBO, Kerkmans was on the production side at Alaskan Brewing Company. He’s since authored articles for Draft Magazine, taught at Cook Street School of Fine Cooking, and judged burped renditions of the Pledge of Allegiance at the Great American Beer Festival. He shares his taste in microbrews with more than 140 hotels and restaurants worldwide through the Four Point's beer program, but keeps his feet planted firmly on his home turf during his nine-day spring festival, which highlights the finest pours from Colorado breweries including New Belgium, Oskar Blues, and Ska Brewing Company.

5225 Raintree Drive
Parker,
CO
US