At 6:30 p.m. tonight, Encore
, at 2550 East Colfax Avenue, is hosting a party-on-the-patio winemaker dinner showcasing all carbon-neutral, organic and sustainable wines from Parducci
and Paul Dolan Vineyards
. The eight-course menu, created by exec chef Paul Reilly, is a smorgasbord of Colorado-inspired plates, including Colorado bass crudo with lemon and cucumber, Olathe corn chowder with summer squash and dill pesto, elk and jalapeno sausage sliders with charred lime aioli, and a ricotta pizza with heirloom tomato relish. The dinner is $45 per person, excluding tax and gratuity, and reservations are recommended; call 303-355-1112 to book your seat.