Pikes Pick: Enjoy A Drink On The 100th Anniversary Of Prohibition

The Broadmoor, 1 Lake Ave., is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the enactment of Prohibition with a cocktail special Jan. 17. On that Friday only, enjoy two cocktails for $19.


Wine Guy: California Red Wine Beyond Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot Or Zinfandel

Although cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, merlot and zinfandel remain the most popular red wine grapes in California, if you?re like me, you crave something different now and then. Here are


Wine Guy: Napa, Sonoma Dominate California Cabernet Sauvignon

California cabernet sauvignon, especially from Napa Valley and Sonoma County, has been a sales phenomenon for at least 40 years. Even as California wine production continues to grow and lesser-known


Pikes Pub: Some Thirst For Justice After Beer Betrayal

You met cute at an airport lounge and have been together ever since. Maybe yours isn?t the most exciting relationship, but it?s comfortable, consistent, honest. Then something drops, and you


Longtime Colorado Springs Chef Learns Hard Lessons, Mentors Culinary Students

You might know Brent Beavers? name from his signature dishes at former eateries Sencha and Conscious Table or his many awards in food competitions such as The Chefs? Gala. But


Wine Guy: South Africa Wine Industry Straddles Old, New Worlds

After decades as an afterthought for most consumers, the South African wine industry - dating to the 1600s - is poised to take its place on the world stage. In the Western Cape especially, growers an


Wine Guy: In Napa Valley, Old And New Producers Of Cabernet Sauvignon Continue Tradition

Over the past 50 years, Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon has gone from an attractive wine yet sleepy market segment to the top-selling wine in America and renowned worldwide. Wineries established in th


Wine Guy: Both Sides Of Andes Mountains Produce Fine Wines

South America's two best-known wine production regions - Argentina and Chile - are separated by about 100 miles over the majestic Andes Mountains, which is why the one-hour flight is more than 200 mi


Colorado Springs-area Events Calendar: Wednesday, June 28

Here's a look at a variety of events Saturday around Colorado Springs and beyond:


Colorado Springs Area Beer Related Events Starting June 22, 2107

BREW CALENDAR FRIDAY Release of Menacing Kumquat - 5 p.m., Trinity Brewing Co., 1466 Garden of the Gods Road; trinitybrew.com. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY BBQ and Brew Festival - Leadville; leadville

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