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Tonight: Celebrate the wine things in life at three events

is the glass half-empty or half-full? Tonight it's overflowing, with a trio of wine-related events.

First up: The Tennyson Center for Children will be the beneficiary of a wine-tasting at Morton's, 1710 Wynkoop Street, that runs from 6 to 9 p.m. and costs $150; included in the cost is a silent auction, amazing food, the chance to meet select vintners and, of course, wine. For tickets, call 720-855-3316.

Or head to Frasca Food & Wine, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, where this round of the Monday Night Wine Dinner features Robert Weil, presenting the wines of Germany's Weingut Robert Weil. Admission is $45, not including wine pairings; for more info, call 303-442-6966 or visit www.frascafoodandwine.com.

And starting at 6:30 p.m., Solera, 5410 East Colfax Avenue, will host a Simi Wine Dinner with wine-maker Steve Reeder that pairs five of chef/owner Goose Sorensen's courses (including Colorado lamb loin, pan-roasted sea bass and braised veal cheeks) with wine. Dinner is $70, for details call 303-388-8429 or go to www.solerarestaurant.com.

For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit our online Food & Drink listings.

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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