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Colorado Natural Wine Week Comes Back for its Fourth Year

The best way to learn about the natural varieties is really just to drink

Where aesthetic met awareness came the perfect time and place for the natural wine movement to take off. Comparable to contentions around what constitutes "craft" beer, the definitions around this trendy beverage remain hazy. While most wine is manipulated with chemicals and technology to taste a particular way to please the masses, essentially, natural wine is fermented grape juice without additives and with nothing removed in the manufacturing process.

The global craze, mouthwatering and funky at once, makes its way to the Denver-Boulder area Monday, April 17 through Saturday, April 22 for the fourth annual Colorado Natural Wine Week.

Established in 2014 by four local wine distributors: Harvest Wine CompanyNatural Wine Company, Local Merchants of Colorado and Volio Vino, the six-day celebration encompasses a series of tastings, dinners, pop-ups, and meet-the-maker opportunities where guests can discover and sample the organic, biodynamic and sustainable wines from around the world.

Kickoff starts with Movie Night at Proof Wine & Spirits, for a screening of Senza Trucco, a documentary that explores the organic and biodynamic winemaking of four Italian women wine makers. Guests can expect to taste the same flavors featured in the film.

The signature Grand Showcase, open to the public, takes place Wednesday, April 19 at Space Gallery, featuring more than a dozen winemakers and importers serving roughly 200 wines.

Throughout the rest of the week, a varied series tasting events, restaurant takeovers and meet-the-makers gatherings invite industry members and enthusiasts alike.

LoHi SteakBar

3200 Tejon Street, Denver, CO 80211 303 927 6334

Space Gallery

765 Santa Fe Dr, Denver, CO 80204

The Kitchen Denver

1560 Wazee Street, Denver, Colorado 80202 (303)623-3127 Visit Website

Oak

1400 Pearl Street, , CO 80302 (303) 444-3622 Visit Website

Hudson Hill

619 East 13th Avenue, , CO 80203 (303) 832-0776 Visit Website

Table 6

609 Corona Street, , CO 80218 (303) 831-8800 Visit Website

To The Wind

3333 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80206 (303) 316-3333 Visit Website

Bittersweet

500 East Alameda Avenue, , CO 80209 (303) 942-0320 Visit Website

Arcana

909 Walnut Street, , CO 80302 (303) 444-3885 Visit Website

The Populist

3163 Larimer Street, , CO 80205 (720) 432-3163 Visit Website

Nocturne

1330 27th Street, , CO 80205 (303) 295-3333 Visit Website

Rioja

1431 Larimer Street, , CO 80202 (303) 820-2282 Visit Website

Hop Alley

3500 Larimer Street, , CO 80205 (720) 379-8340 Visit Website

Vesper Lounge

233 East 7th Avenue, , CO 80203 (720) 328-0314 Visit Website

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