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06
Sep

Prohibition: The Road to the Repeal

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Nearly 84 years ago on September 26, 1933, the repeal of prohibition went into effect in Colorado. But before it was repealed, Colorado, along with the other states, had to endure years of being dry. Or so, they had to at least pretend they were a dry state. Through the years of prohibition, people got […]

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07
Jun

Wednesday Wisdom: Argentinian Wine

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The origin of Argentinian wine dates back to the 1500s. It was in 1551 that the first vines were planted in Argentina. Growers soon discovered that the weather and altitude made for ideal growing conditions. Although the first vines were planed in 1551, it was a slow moving process for wine to progress to its […]

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26
May

A Frozen Drink in Summertime Heat

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  It’s Memorial Day Weekend, and in my mind, the unofficial start of summer (I’d like to believe we’re finally done with snow for the next few months). That means taking advantage of eating outside, reading a book outside, and just generally, being outside. But it also can get incredibly hot during the summer months, […]

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19
May

Dreary Days and (Wine) Movie Nights

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I will be the first to admit that when I see it’s a cold, gross day, I want to do nothing more than hunker down and read a good book or watch a movie; leaving my house sounds pretty undesirable. So what’s a better way to pass the time on these less than perfect days […]

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10
May

Wednesday Wisdom: New Zealand Wine

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In the last 40 years, New Zealand has come up as a great wine making country (especially when it comes to their sauvignon blanc). Though they may not be the size of their oceanic neighbor, they use the space they do have to make some delicious wines. Wine making has been around in New Zealand […]

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05
May

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

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Every 5th of May, people throw parties and restaurants have some kind of discount to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. For a little background on the day, Cinco de Mayo commemorates the anniversary of the Mexican army’s defeat over the French at the Battle of Puebla 1862 as part of the Franco-Mexican War. (It is not […]

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03
Jul

5 unknown facts about Denver Wineries

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It is often surprising to guests that there are wineries in Colorado, specially in Denver. It is very common that most locals have no clue of the vast amount of Colorado made wine, the amount of wineries in the western slope or in he Denver area. Tourist and locals are surprised to hear the facts […]

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25
May

COLORADO’S 300 DAYS OF SUNSHINE CLAIM

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A MYTH or TRUTH? The month of May has been a fantastic and busy month for Mile High Wine Tours. We’ve had bachelorette wine excursions, anniversaries and other special occasions. The weather in Colorado as many natives know can be unpredictable and this has been specially true for this month. We have had snow, rain […]

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