Mile High's Wine of the Week: January 18th
Casa Contini Brindisi Riserva 2013
If your house is anything like ours then the holidays put a pretty good dent in your wine collection. So this week we have a fantastic Southern Italian Red blend from the good folks at Small Vineyards that is perfect for restocking the old cellar. Casa Contini’s Brindisi Riserva has been a favorite of ours for years. So when our local distributor offered us a deal on it at the end of the year we were only too happy to oblige. This delicious Red is composed mostly of Negroamaro which offers a lush, inviting palate and a wealthy of ripe fruit flavor. The nose is perfumed with hints of baking spice, underbrush, and...
Bomber Of The Month: December
Funkwerks - Saison d'Brett 750ml
Funkwerks first opened its doors in December of 2010 by owners Gordon Schuck and Brad Lincoln. Gordon’s brewing skills and recipe ingenuity landed him with a gold medal-winning Saison in 2007 at the National Homebrew Competition. Meanwhile, Brad’s passion for craft beer originated from his need for a good beer after a long day of crunching numbers as an accountant in Portland, Oregon. The dynamic duo first met during the winter of 2009 while attending the Siebel Institute of Technology. They were both studying Brewing Science. With Brad’s numbers-know-how and Gordon’s super-star palate, their S...