Workshops

Workshops are held here at Bitto Bistro but may also be done at your work or home. They are fun ways to learn a little and taste a little. If you missed the date, don't worry just send us an email and we'll let you know when that workshop is rescheduled. Don't forget that we can also do these at your location for usually the same price (minimum participation required).


Wine Grapes 101 Workshop Wine Grapes 101 Workshop $25.00

This workshop is an intro level workshop where you will learn and taste 7 major grape varietals as well as learn a little about wine making and the different styles of wine.



Winemaking 101 Workshop Winemaking 101 Workshop $25.00

This workshop overviews the history of winemaking through current winemaking and production of different styles. Taste bubbly through Madiera and explore all the choices facing a winemaker.



Colorado Wine and Wine History Workshop Colorado Wine and Wine History Workshop $30.00

Our home state is coming into its own. Unknown to many, our wine making traditions date back over a hundred years. Come enjoy some of Colorado's best wines and explore the past and glimpse the future.



Spain Workshop Spain Workshop $30.00

As part of our New Year's Resolutions we are going to start doing the workshops you've been asking for! We'll be doing a tasting and workshop on Sunday followed by a week of special tasting flights and wine shop specials. Spain has more land under grape cultivation than any other country and has some unique styles and great bargains. From sparkling to sherry, we'll taste and study with an emphasis on tasting!



Italian Bubbly Workshop Italian Bubbly Workshop $30.00

Tour Italy from the mountains in the North to the warm plains of Sicily in this workshop featuring Italian sparkling wines. We'll be tasting the classics but also some very hard to find wines. Led by our own certified Italian Wine Scholar, Daniel Schlachet.



Piedmont Workshop Piedmont Workshop $35.00

This workshop gives a tasty overview of the classic Piemonte region. You'll be introduced to the 4 main grapes of the Piemonte: Barbera, Dolcetto, Moscato, and Nebbiolo. Through a spoken/slideshow presentation, accompanied with tasting each of the wines covered, you will learn about the wine and specific areas they come from.



Wonder of Bubbles Wonder of Bubbles $35.00

Discover the rich and exciting history of sparkling wines and how they came to be. Learn about the different methods of producing sparkling wines and how they differ.



Orchard Wine Cellar Movers and Shakers This Week

  • Armas de Guerra Rose

    #1 Armas de Guerra Rose

    My heavens! 50+ year old, organic Mencia vines from some of the highest vineyards in Bierzo. Subtle aromas of strawberry, pink grapefruit and white pepper play with clean river rock minerality touched by zesty key lime. Balance and finish are tied together with a vibrating acidity. Structured and executed like a world class ballerina doing flamenco. Sells out every year for good reason. Lighter than Provence, a different planet than White Zin. The only hard part is only opening one bottle at a time.
    (Holding the #1 spot)

  • Tintero Moscato

    #2 Tintero Moscato

    Sori Gramella refers to the one of the only single vineyard Moscatos, and Marco is the only producer to bottle this striking limestone amphitheater commercially. Once the 30 year old vines give up their bounty, and the grapes are harvested and pressed, they are kept in stainless steel at a low temperature to prevent fermentation until an order is received in order to provide the freshest wine possible. (behind by 6 bottles)

  • Ioppa

    #3 Ioppa

    In the northwest area of Piemonte lies the DOC Colline Novaresi, from where this wine hails. 100% Nebbiolo and 100% stainless steel fermentation. Bright red fruits, watermelon rind, grapefruit with a rustic quality indicative of Nebbiolo. Still a bit of structure that makes this wine a certified winner for the summer. (behind by 32 bottles)

  • Lab Rose

    #4 Lab Rose

    What do we know about Portuguese wine? Not enough apparently! This rose is an excuse to better acquaint yourself with this country. Very feminine aromas of strawberry and pink mulberry. Bubblegum on the palate with the slightest bit of tannin to give this rose structure. Can we say patio pounder??!? (behind by 1 bottles)

Fun New Arrivals

  • Three Brooms

    Three Brooms

    This single vineyard, certified sustainable sav blanc shows lovely white flower, chili pepper, and gooseberry on the nose with some sandy mineralogy. Very nice weight and balance showing passion fruit, ripe apple flavors. Such a pleasant surprise is the roundness, the acid is lively and energetic but not abrasive.

  • Dancing Pines Gin

    Dancing Pines Gin

    A beautiful Colorado original. An aromatic, dry, refreshing spirit crafted with 6 botanicals, each contributing a unique component to the harmonious whole. Lovely bright citrus comes through on the finish prompting another sip, and another..

  • Obsidian Cab

    Obsidian Cab

    A wonderful classic CA Cab with solid structure from the altitude and Hungarian oak. Reserved and dark on the nose with aromas of blackberries, hints of black licorice and coffee. Really nice and elegant. Touch on the masculine side with no jammy, jelly jar junk here. Wonderfully different.

  • Porron Decanter

    Porron Decanter

    The porron wine pitcher is a festive way to serve wine. Either use as a decanter or just pick up the porron and tilt it so that a thin stream of wine pours directly into your mouth! It takes some skill, but it is fun at a party to see how well you and your friends master the technique. Each porron holds 1 liter, which is a perfect size to hold a bottle of wine.