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Winemaker Paul Bonacquisti and Radio Host Cha Cha Chavez talk about wine and music in Colorado.

Denver Wine Radio Paul Bonacquisti

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Winemaker Paul Bonacquisti and Radio Host Cha Cha Chavez talk about wine and music in Colorado.

    The Persevering Aspen Peak Cellars

    The Persevering Aspen Peak Cellars

    This is the final part of our meetup for C.A.V.E., Colorado Association for Viticulture and Enology.

    Marcel and Julie Flukiger of Aspen Peak Cellars have the most incredible story of starting and rebuilding their winery not once, but twice. 

    Show Notes:

    1:46 Lightning strikes the winery

    3:10 An 18 Wheeler ran over the winery

    4:45 The Whack-a-Mole Winery

    6:51 Snowshoe and Fondue

    8:32 Tasting 285 Fusion



     



     




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    • 12 min
    Meet Up Part Two: Vino Salida Wine Cellars

    Meet Up Part Two: Vino Salida Wine Cellars

    This is the second part of our meetup for C.A.V.E., Colorado Association for Viticulture and Enology. 

    We sat down with Steve Flynn, owner and winemaker at Vino Salida Wine Cellars in Poncha Springs, Colorado.

    Show notes:

    1:44 Local Italian influnce

    4:22 They do mead.

    8:08 Let's taste some wine!

    8:50 What is barrel fermenting.

    12:10 Bourbon barrel Cabernet Sauvignon

    Congratulations to Vino Salida for winning Double Gold at the 2019 Colorado Governor's Cup for their Vino Vermouth.


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    • 16 min
    Meet Up with Carboy Winery

    Meet Up with Carboy Winery

    Last month we hosted a meetup for C.A.V.E., Colorado Association for Viticulture and Enology. Winemakers and wine people who belong to the organization getting together to taste and talk about the wine industry in Colorado. We sat down with a few of the wineries and talked to them about what's going in their world of wine. First up  was Carboy Winery, located in Littleton. At the time, they were a couple weeks away from opening their Denver location at the old Governor's Park at 7th and Logan, which is open now. 

    Show Notes:

    1:01 Meet Ty, Kevin and Jason crushing 140 tons this year

    3:39 New location at Governor's Park

    7:17 What's pouring at Carboy






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    • 12 min
    Northside Interview with Bobby LeFebre

    Northside Interview with Bobby LeFebre

    Bobby LeFebre is a writer and poet who lives in our Northside Denver neighborhood and wrote a play about it. He and cast member Angel Mendez stopped by to talk about the sold out show at Su Teatro and help us give away some tickets. 

    About the play: Two couples vie to buy Mrs. Lujan’s home, as the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood is now appealing to suburban dwellers, Teo and Luna must fight to return to where they grew up and are now being priced out of home ownership. A tale of where the heart lives. 


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    • 11 min
    and...we're back! with Christopher C. Romero

    and...we're back! with Christopher C. Romero

    Christopher C. Romero is a busy guy these days. Whether he's performing his record Rocknrolla, creating abstract art or acting in movies, he's always willing to take the time to sit down and talk with us. 

    Show Notes:

    2:30 Romero talks about his movie premiere of Vault in theaters June 14th.

    6:18 What was the first movie you were in? How he got the part in Things to do in Denver When Your Dead.

    9:57 Killer Ink and Chewbaca came over for dinner

    14:20 Rocknrolla coming out on vinyl!

    20:22 Frustrations of being an independent artist

    22:45 Cha flashback to Alice and Fleetwood Mac

    29:00 Grateful that people still want to buy a cd with pictures.
     


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    • 31 min
    Canned Wine Show

    Canned Wine Show

    We hit the canned wine isle and tasted 6 different wines including: Canterris Colorado White Wine
    Tangent Sauvignon Blanc
    Underwood Pinot Noir (Oregon)
    Canterris Colorado Red Wine
    Essentially Geared Red Wine (California)

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    • 21 min

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