There are quite a few wine events on the calendar this week -- but there's also a Bubbles Dinner and the Parade of Darks if wine's not quite your thing. Here's a taste of what else is on the menu:
Monday, November 28:
Frasca Food and Wine, 1738 Pearl Street, hosts a Monday Night Wine Dinner; this week, Steve Humble presents the wines of 32 Winds. Admission is $50 and up, and reservations are required; call 303-442-6966 or visit www.frascafoodandwine.com.
Tuesday, November 29:
Amaro Drinkery Italia, 2785 Iris Avenue in Boulder, hosts the Marchesi di Gresy Wine Dinner, a five-course menu paired with wine. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $79; call 303-443-5100 or visit www.facebook.com/amarodrinkery.
Wednesday, November 30:
Izakaya Den, 1518 South Pearl Street, presents Sliced!, a sushi-making class featuring chefs from Sushi Den, Izakaya Den and Ototo; after class, sit for a meal that includes sushi, miso soup and green tea. Call 303-777-0691 or visit www.izakayaden.net.
TAG, 1441 Larimer Street, presents the Thomas Fogarty Vineyards Dinner, six courses paired with wines from Thomas Fogarty. It starts at 7 p.m. and costs $68; reservations are required. Call 303-996-9985 or visit www.tag-restaurant.com.
Greenbriar Inn, 8735 North Foothills in Boulder, launches its new Open Cellar Night series, where all bottles from the wine cellar are 20 percent off each Wednesday; there's also a multi-course menu with wine flights, plus bottle specials and tours of the cellar. Reservations are encouraged; call 303-440-7979 or visit www.greenbriarinn.com.
Thursday, December 1:
Park Hill Golf Course, 4141 East 35th Avenue, hosts a Holiday Wine Tasting in conjunction with Argonaut Liquors to benefit the Arapahoe House. Admission is $30 to $35; call 303-831-7788.
Friday, December 2:
Infinite Monkey Theorem, 931 West Fifth Avenue, hosts a wine tasting featuring Latin-inspired wines to benefit SELF, which provides scholarships for bilingual learning. It runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and costs $20; call 303-200-0622 or visit http://selfmismo.org.
Saturday, December 3:
Rocky Mountain PBS Studios will host Holly Arnold Kinney sharing her favorite Fort recipes and more on Food from the Fort: Sam Arnold's Legacy. It'll run from 3 to 4:30 p.m.; call 303-892-6666 or visit www.rmpbs.org.
Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, hosts the Parade of Darks, amber-to-opaque beers galore at this fundraiser for Metro CareRing. It starts at 4:30 p.m. and costs $25 in advance and $30 at the door; call 303-297-2700 or visit www.wynkoop.com.
Wingstop, 1255 East First Avenue in Broomfield, celebrates its grand opening. Call 303-456-9464.
Fort Collins Country Club, 1920 Country Club Road in Fort Collins, hosts Dickens Dinners through Sunday, December 4, four-course Victorian feasts with entertainment by elegantly costumed Dickens Carolers of the Larimer Chorale. Admission is $65, and it starts at 6 p.m.; visit www.larimerchorale.org.
Sunday, December 4:
The third annual Holiday Chocolate Festival kicks off at the Broadmoor, 1 Lake Circle in Colorado Springs, at 11 a.m.; the festival offers booths, live music, public competitions and more. Visit www.chocolate-festival.org.
For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings -- and if you have information for a culinary event you'd like included in our online calendar, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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