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Sunnyside has become one of the hot neighborhoods in Denver over the last two or three years, which means Paul Bonacquisti can lay claim to being a true trendsetter. He opened his namesake winery — Bonacquisti Wine Co., Denver’s first urban winery — in the neighborhood in which he lives all the way back in 2006,

The first thing that catches the eye is the Picasso-like feel of the 2014 Bodegas Anadas Care Macabeo/Chardonnay label. The abstract face and eccentric colors make it the kind of conversation piece you might find on a wall. Picking by Label: Each month, we pick a wine bottle based only on its label — then

Wine drinkers are often cast as snobs. An elite level of booze-hound that takes their beverage of choice very (too?) seriously. It’s enough to scare off a casual connoisseur and perhaps provide a level of intimidation to exploring wine among experts at winery tasting rooms the world around. We’re here to tell you that most wine drinkers

The Lego-style typeface on this modern wine label pulled us in; however it’s the story behind the name and the numbers that got us even more excited about enjoying it. It’s called 3055, a wine series that includes a red, white, and rose from Chateau Leon in Catalonia, Spain. The numbers are the boldest part

When spring starts turning to summer, it means one thing: Pink wine season. As an avid fan of rosés, I’ve come to respect the casual elegance of this ‘tweener wine (somewhere between a red and a white wine). Rosés often get a bad rep, based on Kool-Aid sweetened versions that cost $5 at the corner liquor

A Bordeaux can be a Cabernet Sauvignon but a Cabernet is often not a Bordeaux. Welcome to the complex world of wine names. One of the most common mistakes wine consumers make when order or purchasing wine is not understanding the difference between these two types of popular wines. Cabernet Sauvignon is a grape, and one

We all love toasting a glass of Champagne during the holiday season. For most, it’s simply a festive and delicious way to celebrate. Then there’s the rest of us who love bubbles more than bacon. If you have one of these serious onephiles on your holiday shopping list this year, we offer you three Christmas gifts for

‭ Our modular design allows wine and interior design lovers to create storage solutions for any size or need, not just ‭expansive wine cellars for vintage Bordeaux. We continue to see more and more installations of wine walls, which quickly ‭become beautiful focal points in any room. These projects can’t always include climate-controlled functionality to

Leo Bortolotto is one of our favorite European wine resources in our home city of Denver, Colorado. He offers an almost encyclopedic knowledge — from flavors to stories — with an emphasis (or is it love?) of all wines Italian. The owner of Amendment XXI in the posh Lower Highlands neighborhood, Leo is a seasoned hospitality professional who

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The Most Important Wine Label

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 by

  Every bottle of wine has a story. Some are better than others. Hiding any label in a dark corner is essentially hiding the story of the wine. This was a driving principle behind VintageView founder Doug McCain’s inventing of our label-forward wine racks in 2001. Wine labels should to be a focal point, visually, of wine collections

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