March 26, 2010

ColoradoBiz A&E


A serious beer with a silly name

Oskar Blues, the craft brewery born in Lyons that has since branched out in Longmont, built its reputation by answering a simple question: What if you sold microbrews in cans instead of bottles? By Jay Dedrick

When it comes to wine, the nose knows

There's a science behind why a wine tastes the way it does, and that science involves our noses and lots of pesky facts involving four-and five-syllable words. By Cathie Beck, The Wine Wench

John Hiatt hits the "Road" - and a bull's eye - with new disc

John Hiatt is one of those national treasures who continues to live somewhere below the radar despite having written a long string of pop hits. Trouble is, usually it's been someone else singing them. By Mike Cote

Best bets: Cirque dreams, Black-eyed Peas, tulips and Othello

Yes, it's spring somewhere: check out the tulips and other bulbs forced for early bloom at the Denver Botanic Gardens. By Lisa Ryckman


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Wines of Argentina


The Wine Wench Cathie Beck talks to Matias Bauza of the Bodegas Salentein vineyard in Argentina and tries the winery's high-altitude Malbec and 2004 Cabernet Savignon.

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