Wine - Food - Travel - A&E
PGA won't protect par at Colorado Golf Club
The man responsible for ensuring Colorado Golf Club in Parker will hold up to the worlds' best senior players at next year's PGA Senior Championship was in town last month to get his first look at the golf course. Indications are he liked what he saw.
By Bart Taylor
New Zealand wine redux
Colorado wine boutiques in the know praise New Zealand wines. The country's industry is vast and the wines are very available in Colorado. It exports $800 million in wine every year. Watch a tasting with the Wine Wench.
By Cathie Beck
Dave on film: In the frozen food department
As with all good buddy films aimed at children, "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" (aka "Ice Age 3") features a motley group of mammals; "Food, Inc." is a very political documentary with an axe to grind and a clear and overt bias against large-scale corporate agribusiness.
By Dave Taylor
Storytellers' set offers glimpse behind David Bowie's glam-rock muse
Reviews of David Bowie's "VH1 Storytellers" two-disc set; Lenny Kravitz's "Let Love Rule: 20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition"; jazz artists' Art Tatum and Ben Webster's "The Album"; and Sonny Rollins' "Saxophone Colossus."
By Mike Cote
Butler's choice: Ride the Rio Grande Railroad and visit Littleton's Old Town Market
Catch a ride on the Rio Grande Scenic Railroad and enjoy a concert in the country; visit Littleton's historic downtown and shop its new open air Olde Town Market; or check out author Stacy Mitchell, who speaks in Summit County on Monday.
By Mary Butler
ColoradoBiz managing editor Mike Taylor plans to plans to subsist entirely on his Denver backyard garden this August. Follow his journey, which includes interviewing local business owners for tips and tools. Read his latest column about greenhouses and making the most out of your garden plot. Watch his videos about growing potatoes and making potato vodka; or read about it here.
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The Wine Wench on New Zealand wines
The Wine Wench Cathie Beck explores New Zealand wines at the Palm Bay International Event with Boyd Gardner, who explains why Redcliffe wines are for "drinkin,'" while Grove Mill wines are for "thinkin.'" Read the article here.
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