DENVER—The Denver Art Museum hosted one of the US release parties for Tuscan Sun Wines; created by Frances Mayes, author of bestselling book "Under the Tuscan Sun" on September 12. Mayes partnered with Denver based Curious Cork Imports to bring the line of six wines, two whites and four reds, from Italy. Tuscan Sun Wines can now be found in select Colorado stores. [Eaterwire]
DOWNTOWN— Oyster week rolls in to town at Le Grand Bistro and Oyster Bar on September 23 through September 29. For this Oyster Festival, oysters on the half shell will be 99 cents a piece and there will be shucking demonstrations. Visit Le Grand Bistro and Oyster Bar website for more information. [Eaterwire]
LOHI—Join Crown Royal's master of whiskey, Robert Sickler, at Central Bistro Bar for a whiskey themed evening. On September 25 guest will sample six of the 140 American whiskeys the bar has available and taste four paired dishes from the kitchen for $35 per person. Call 303.477.4582 to make a reservation. [Eaterwire}
LODO—Vesta Dipping Gril will hosts the 10th annual Plates for The Peak event on Monday October 7. The cocktail party, that benefits Urban Peak, will provide food and drinks from Vesta Dipping Grill, Stueben's, and Ace. Find your way to the silent auction or make some moves on the dance floor to DJ K-Nee's music. Tickets are $75 per person. Visit Urban Peak website or call 303.974.2958 to purchase.
— By Kelsey Colt