Tonight: Wine and food fests at Four Mile and Balistreri Vineyards
Four Mile Historic Park, 715 South Forest Street, uncorks Corks and Cuisine -- the seventh annual -- featuring local artisans (Ben Kelley, Cory Van Zytveld, Pete Radliff, Bentina Works and Jaala Jewels), Denver's finest caterers, and wines from Bonacquisti, Augustina's, Dithyramb, Snowy Peaks, Spero, Desert Moon, Wynkoop Brewing (which will serve beer) and Downslope Distillery (which will serve spirits). It runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and is $25 for members, $30 for the general public; call 720-865-0800 for reservations (suggested) or visit www.fourmilepark.org.
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And winemaker John Balistreri has teamed up with three local chefs for a four-day series of Balistreri's Spring Barrel Tasting Dinners: Elise Wiggins of Panzano will be cooking at 6:30 p.m. on May 13 and 14; Mary Nguyen of Parallel Seventeen at 6:30 p.m. May 15; and Sheila Lucero of Jax at 5:30 p.m. May 16. The dinners are all at Balistreri Vineyards, 1946 East 66th Avenue, and each costs $72; for details, call 303-287-5156 or visit www.balistreriwine.com.
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