Many of the downtown lofts and condos in Denver come fully equipped with wine refrigerators in the gourmet kitchens and wine chillers for your deck, but it’s still exciting to explore the city’s wine bars. Neighborhood wine bars are the perfect places to socialize after work. When house hunting for a loft or condo in downtown Denver, walk to some of the most awesome wine bars that also serve the trendy “small plates.” Whether you are a seasoned wine connoisseur or novice, your palate will appreciate the gourmet foods as well as different wine families.
- Caveau Wine Bar
Caveau Wine Bar, 450 East 17th Street, in Uptown Denver is one of the awesome wine bars that offer a list of more than 70 wines by the glass. You can also order meat and cheese plates, flat breads and small plates such as Pancetta Wrapped Dates, Marinated Olives and King Crab. For dessert, try the Chocolate Caramel Tart. The wine list includes rose, white and red such as Charles Heidsieck Brut Reserve Champagne and Jax Y3 (Chardonnay) Napa Valley CA. They serve French, Italian and California wines. For more details, call (303) 861-3747.
- Cru-A Wine Bar
Cru-A Wine Bar, 1442 Larimer Square, is a cozy and romantic wine bar in Larimer Square. Buy a bottle of wine and they will give you a free pizza on Pizza Mondays. They also feature the trendy “taste and share” menu as well as big plates of filet mignon and cast iron seared sea scallops. Sample on their Artisan cheeses or bite into a stone fire pizza while sipping from a choice of 300 wines. They serve 40 premium selections available by the glass. For details, call (303) 893-9463.
- Row 14 Bistro & Wine Bar
Row 14 Bistro & Wine Bar, 891 14th Street, is at the corner of 14th and Champa across the street from the Denver Convention Center. They have a wine list filled with interesting wines from around the globe. You can make your own concoction by choosing three or more half-glass pours. The menu promises surprises such as wild mushroom asparagus pasta with truffle oil, arugula and toasted pine nuts, Italian flatbread sandwiches and beet salad. Some notable wines include 2011 Pinot Noir, Flowers Vineyard & Winery, Sonoma Coast, CA, and 2012 Chardonnay, Domanie d’Elise, Chablis, France. For more details, call (303) 8225-0100.
- Sienna Wine Bar & Small Plates
Sienna Wine Bar & Small Plates, 3422 East 12th Avenue, is between Cook and Madison streets in the heart of Congress Park. The owner decorated the wine bar with antiques from the 1930s and beyond. Interesting menu tastes include baked brie, roasted beet hummus, hot spinach and feta casserole as well as peach or lemon sorbet stuffed fruit. The Sienna Wine Bar features more than 30 wines by the glass and 50 wines by the bottle. Happy hour is from 3 to 6 p.m. and all day Sunday. Choose from sparking, whites, roses and reds from Spain, Italy, France and California. For more details, call (303) 355-2202.
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