Boulder Burgundy Festival is a Boulder, Colorado treasure

Boulder Burgundy Fest Delivers Top Wine, Producers to Boulder

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Inspiration struck Brett Zimmerman shortly after he bought Boulder Wine Merchant nine years ago. When it comes to wines from Burgundy, thought Zimmerman, Colorado gets stiffed. Winemakers in Burgundy are mostly small producers. Together, they make only 3 percent of France’s wines. Most of the bottles they put aside for the United States market ends… Read More

D.J. Riemer from Grove Street Alchemy zesting oranges for his orange liqueur in Longmont, CO

Orange Liqueur Inspiration Behind Grove Street Alchemy

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Citrus flows through the veins of bar pros. Lemon twists and Tom Collins. Lime wedges and Margaritas. And oranges, the fruit responsible for some measure of the gorgeousness of a well-crafted Old Fashioned. At this point, I think it’s fair to suspect that barman and Old Fashioned-lover D.J. Riemer bleeds orange, although not blood orange.… Read More