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Indulgence Festival raises funds for Zonta

Indulgence Festival raises funds for Zonta

Some 1,200 guests indulged in sweet confections, chocolate and cocktails during the third annual Colorado Indulgence Festival Sunday at the Antler’s Hotel downtown. The sold-out festival featured more than 80 sweet or savory creations, wine, beer and liquors, according to Red Energy Public Relations, Advertising & Events, which organized and staged the festival. A Tesla… Continue Reading Indulgence Festival raises funds for Zonta

Market evolution pushes Coaltrain’s growth

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Market evolution pushes Coaltrain’s growth

Back in the 1980s, wine wasn’t for everyone, beer was made by large corporations and there were only a few kinds of whiskey that people routinely requested. Changing that perspective was the reason that Jim Little and Peggy McKinlay opened Coaltrain Wine & Spirits back in 1981, wanting to be the first “serious wine store”… Continue Reading Market evolution pushes Coaltrain’s growth

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A new wave of Sicilian winemakers are making an offer you can’t refuse. This isn’t the old-fashioned mob piling the pressure on local farmers — these are new economic cooperatives making prize-winning wines from Italian vineyards cultivated on land once held by the Mafia. Wines from the Centopassi cooperative — on display at the Vinitaly… Continue Reading Ex-Mafia land produces prize-winning Italian wines

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Fomenting profits: Wine and tourism

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From all across the United States they come to stomp grapes, tour cellars and swirl and sip wines. It’s all part of the wine-tourism trade, a small but steadily growing segment of the hospitality business that has gained increased traction over the past decade in Colorado. Although relatively new to the wine scene, Colorado wineries… Continue Reading Fomenting profits: Wine and tourism

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7-Eleven to sell its own chardonnay, cabernet

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7-Eleven is a regular – even daily – destination for many Americans who need bread, milk, gasoline or even lottery tickets. But, now shoppers can add wine to their list, too.  7-Eleven has created its own line of wines called Yosemite Road wine. The bottles of chardonnay or cabernet sauvignon are expected to cost less than $5. … Continue Reading 7-Eleven to sell its own chardonnay, cabernet

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<p>Think the ultimate wine-tasting room is a musty, dank, candlelit cave piled high with oak barrels, where aged nectars of fine grapes are sipped from pure crystal?</p><p>Might be if you’re lucky enough to have access to the great wineries of France or California’s Napa Valley.</p><p>But in New York City, the place to taste one or… Continue Reading Big Apple wine bar is a high-tech, serve-yourself, socializing wonder

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