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Photos: Denver Food and Wine Grand Tasting and Art of the Cocktail

Photos: Denver Food and Wine Grand Tasting and Art of the Cocktail
All photos by Lori Midson

The weather was hot but the drinks were cool at the Art of the Cocktail party at Denver Food and Wine Friday night. See our slide show of the event here, and keep reading for a look at Saturday's Grand Tasting.

See also: A photo recap of the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

On Saturday over forty restaurants served samples -- ranging from octopus to meatballs to tomatoes -- and attendees could wash down the dishes with wine...or Jim Beam.

Photos: Denver Food and Wine Grand Tasting and Art of the Cocktail

Photos: Denver Food and Wine Grand Tasting and Art of the Cocktail

Photos: Denver Food and Wine Grand Tasting and Art of the Cocktail

Photos: Denver Food and Wine Grand Tasting and Art of the Cocktail

See the complete Grand Tasting slide show here.