Coming of Age: Mile High Wine

Earlier this month I had the privilege of traveling back to Denver for some work stuff and thankfully got to add a few days for some social stuff. I lived in Denver from 2008-2012, and though I was by most standards already “grown”, I still think of it as a place in which some formative “growing up” occurred for me. It was the first time in all my life that I truly lived alone. No roommates, partner or family members. Just me. I would sometimes walk down the street in my beguiling first neighborhood of Cheesman Park, giggling to myself, tickled that I actually lived there, in my own stately apartment within the red bricked exterior of The Bentley. As a wine lover living alone, one has to get comfortable very quickly with the notion of “drinking alone”.  With the lore of a haunted neighborhood and being a single young woman living on her own, it was not a hard sell. Wine and I became very intimate during the Denver years.

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Sparklers from Cinzano!

Hey folks, how has your January been? Yeah, mine also. Nothing makes me see the silver lining like bubbles! We toasted the Lunar New Year with some pals at Mad Hatter Tea Party, replete with thoughtful tea pairings and silly hats required. It seemed the right time to indulge in some sparkling wine, and renew once more, our commitment to make The Year of The Rooster as hopeful as ever. So we opened a few very different options from Cinzano, makers of the famed Italian Vermouth and those vintage art posters adorning colorful kitchens the world over. Saluti!

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