BOULDER — Tonight, Frasca Food and Wine's Monday night wine dinner series features export manager Fillippo Vanni who will pour an all-red flight from the winery Caparzo. The winery has facilities in Chianti, Montalcino, as well as in Scansano on the Tuscan Coast. This weekly series is co-hosted by master sommelier Bobby Stuckey, who works the floor and interacts with guests, and chef/co-owner Lachlan Mackinnon Patterson, who creates a four-course seasonal menu. The Monday Night Wine Dinner is $50 plus supplemental charges for pairings. For reservations, call 303.442.6966 [Eaterwire]
PARK HILL— Gypsy Kitchen, the pop-up supper club pioneered by chef Jon Robbins, will return on Sunday, September 15 at Pary's on 28th. The dinner will be a multi-course tasting menu for $80 a person. Wine pairings, selected by sommelier Aaron Foreman, owner and wine director of the popular Table 6 , can be added for $40. To make a reservation, email firstname.lastname@example.org. [Eaterwire]
CAPITOL HILL— On September 16, Bones will host German winemaker August Kesseler for an intimate dinner and wine tasting on the patio. Enjoy five courses prepared by executive chef John DePierro, paired with some of Kesseler's finest varietals. There are only fifteen spots available for this event that costs $60 per person exclusive of tax and gratuity. For reservations, call 303.860.2929. [Eaterwire]
FORT COLLINS —The official numbers are in and they are huge with more than $90,000 raised at the Ft. Collins Tour de Fat stop. New Belgium Brewing's traveling festival of bikes, beer and bemusement, came to Ft. Collins on Saturday, August 31, bringing out 25,000 bicycle and beer enthusiasts. Although it is free to attend Tour de Fat, proceeds from beer and merchandise sales and donations from bike parade participants go to local nonprofits. The Ft. Collins beneficiaries include Overland Mountain Bike Club, Bike Fort Collins and Fort Collins Bicycle Co-op.
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