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Eleven Fantastic Food and Drink Events to Attend in March

A pork-centric feast, an alpine cheese class, whiskey, beer, wine, and more.

Taste of Vail rosé tasting
Taste of Vail rosé tasting

Vietti Winery Dinner with Luca Currado

When: Wednesday, March 2, 6 p.m. Where: Barolo Grill, 3030 E. 6th Ave. What: A five-course meal at Barolo Grill will be served alongside wines from the highly acclaimed Vietti Winery. The wine producer from the Italian winery, Luca Currado, will be joining the meal to lead guests on a wine journey. The wine dinner is $220 per person.
Additional Information: For reservations, call 303.393.1040.

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Wine N' Catz

When: Friday, March 4, 5 - 9 p.m.
Where: Denver Cat Company, 3929 Tennyson St.
What: A wine-drinking event with a feline flair. This cat community-building event is back by popular demand - it costs $5 at the door and includes wine all around and the bonus of watching cats get drunk on "Pinot Meow," a wine for cats.
Additional Information: Check out the event's
Facebook page for details.

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14th Annual Boulder Strong Ale Fest

When: Saturday, March 5, 12 - 5 p.m. Where: Avery Brewing Company, 4910 Nautilus Ct., Boulder
What: One of the biggest beer drinking events in the state, and we mean that quite literally. Strong Ale Fest only accepts beers above 8% ABV, from the top breweries in the land.
Additional Information: Tickets are $50 and can be purchased online, including 16 pours and a commemorative glass.

Cochon 555

When: Sunday, March 6, 5 p.m.
Where: Ritz Carlton, 1881 Curtis St. What: The must-see food event will bring five local chefs, five heritage breed pigs and five winemakers together to compete for the "Prince of Porc" crown. The winner goes on to compete at Grand Cochon at Aspen Food & Wine in June. Tickets are $125 or $200 for VIP.
Additional Information: For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.

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Laphroaig Portfolio Tasting

When: Monday, March 7, 7 p.m.
Where: Finn's Manor, 2927 Larimer St. What: An exclusive event for scotch lovers, the tasting will welcome Master Ambassador Simon Brooking of Whiskey Magazine for an earthy, peaty voyage into the scotches of the Laphroaig distillery alongside food pairings. Additional Information: See online for event details and to purchase tickets.

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Men Who Cook

When: Saturday, March 12, 6 - 9 p.m. Where: Galvanize, 1062 Delaware St. What: The 3rd annual Men Who Cook event features dishes from local Denver chefs, a full cash bar and auction. Tickets are $50 apiece or two for $90.
Additional Information: Tickets may be purchased here and will benefit St. John's School.

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Ototo Sake Dinner

When: Tuesday, March 15, 6 p.m. Where: Ototo, 1501 S. Pearl St.
What: This is a tasting event featuring expertly executed Japanese dishes from Ototo's kitchen alongside sakes hand-picked by Chef Owner Toshi Kizaki. There will also be an educational session on sake prior to the six course meal, all for $100 a ticket.
Additional Information: For menu information and to purchase tickets, visit the

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Monthly Cheese Class: Alpine Cheeses

When: Monday, March 21
Where: Cured, 2019 10th St., Boulder What: This cheesy and educational monthly installment is taught by one of Colorado's most expert cheesemongers, Jessica Beer. This month's edition focuses on cheeses of Alpine regions, namely the Swiss and French Alps. Classes are $55 per person and capped at ten students.
Additional Information: Call Cured at 720.389.8096 for more information and to reserve a spot in class.

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Cultured Food Cocktail Party

When: Tuesday, March 22, 6:30 - 9 p.m. Where: Duo Restaurant, 2413 W. 32nd Ave.
What: This fermented foods featured cocktail hour is brought to you by the Cultured Food Guild and will offer appetizers from such local hot spots as Rebel Restaurantl, Il Porcellino Salumi, Mondo Market and other local purveyors, alongside cocktails made with fermented ingredients. Tickets cost $35 per person. Additional Information: Tickets for the event may be purchased online.

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Owen Roe Winemaker's Dinner

When: Wednesday, March 23, 7:30 p.m. Where: Linger, 2030 W. 30th Ave.
What: This limited production tasting event at Linger will host winemakers David O'Reilly and Owen Roe for an intimate evening tinged with wine. Cost is $70 per attendee.
Additional Information: For event details and to purchase tickets, call 303.993.3120.

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Taste of Vail 2016

When: Begins Wednesday, March 30 Where: Vail
What: Taste of Vail 2016 brings some of the area's premier chefs, restaurants and experiences together for an unparalleled spring event. Tastings, seminars, wine dinners and more Taste of Vail events can be booked separately on the event's website.
Additional Information: To find more information and purchase tickets, see online.

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Finn's Manor

2927 Larimer Street, , CO 80205 Visit Website


1360 Allison Avenue, , CA 90026 (213) 784-7930 Visit Website

Duo Restaurant

2413 W 32nd Avenue, Denver, CO 80211 303 477 4141


2030 West 30th Avenue, , CO 80211 (303) 993-3120 Visit Website


1825 Pearl Street, , CO 80302 (720) 389-8096 Visit Website

Denver Cat Company

3929 Tennyson St, Denver, CO (303) 433-3422

Barolo Grill

3030 East 6th Avenue, , CO 80206 (303) 393-1040 Visit Website