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)

  • Gran Passione

    #2 Gran Passione

    From the land of Amarone comes a delicious Merlot based blend. To perfectly ripe Merlot (60%) is added juice from dried Corvina grapes ala Amarone. Rich, deep and smooth, this is a remarkable Merlot that may just change your Merlot worldview! (behind by 7 bottles)

  • Laya

    #3 Laya

    From Castilla-La Mancha in Central Spain, a unique blend made with the Garnacha Tintorera grape. Not only is the skin red, but so is the flesh. This provides a sturdy structure and noticeable tannins. Aged only 4 months in oak, this wine has luscious red and black fruits with hints of spice. Definitely one you should try, especially at this price! (behind by 2 bottles)

  • Castelfeder Pertico Rosso

    #4 Castelfeder Pertico Rosso

    Such a pretty little wine! Deep, ruby color and a intense aromas of cherries, tobacco, blackberry. Just a little oak to mellow things out . The Cab and Merlot bring just a touch of richness and licorice but the Lagrein has the leading role with its bright red fruit flavors. (behind by 4 bottles)

Fun New Arrivals

  • Gewurz

    Gewurz

    A CA Gewurztraminer crafted in the style of those from the Alps. Great crisp minerality, rose petal and lychee notes, with bright acidity to hold it together. All organic from the rugged and cooler Potter Valley in Mendocino. Try with grilled chicken or pork chops to see what a great food wine this is!

  • Schieferkopf

    Schieferkopf

    Acid freaks rejoice! This dry Riesling shows the classic stone minerality and petrol on the nose with floral aromatics as well. The palate yields citrus, green apple and stonefruits with mouth watering acidity. A great food wine or one simply just to drink.

  • 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.

  • Poseidon Pinot Noir

    Poseidon Pinot Noir

    From vineyards with a view of the bay comes this well balanced, lively and delicious Pinot Noir. A easy drinking, medium-bodied wine showing off some rare and black pepper spiced Hungarian oak to balance the raspberry aromas and flavors.