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February 13, 2014 - Wine Tasting – Dry Riesling

Colorado Wine and Food: Wine Tasting – Settembre Cellars Dry Riesling

Bronwyn Long Borne, Blog, shares a tasting report & pairing: Settembre Cellars 2010 Dry Riesling's minerally base & elegant balance produces a "ta-da moment" with a roasted tomato & pepper soup.

June 12, 2013 - Colorado Urban Winefest – A Wine Drinker’s Recap

Denver off the Wagon: Colorado Urban Winefest – A Wine Drinker’s Recap.

Bianca Violante, Denver off the Wagon, discovers Colorado Wine and selects Settembre Cellars as one of her top three wineries.

May 21, 2013 - Third Annual Colorado Wine Week

Politics Uncorked: Third Annual Colorado Wine Week and Urban Winefest.

Ben Weinberg, The Colorado Statesman, tastes Settembre Cellars Riesling and chats with Tracy about Colorado Wine Week.

May 2, 2013 - The true garagistes of Settembre Cellars

Empty Bottles: The true garagistes of Settembre Cellars, a winery in a suburban garage.

Dave Falchek, Empty Bottles Wine Blog, visits Settembre Cellars to discover "big wine in a very small space".

February 11, 2013 - Community Supported Agriculture

Daily Camera: Community Supported Agriculture continues expansion in Boulder County.

Cindy Sutter, of the Daily Camera, presents the expanding CSA Model including our Wine Shares.

February 8, 2013 - Taking local to a whole new level

Colorado Wine Press: Taking local to a whole new level.

Kyle Schlachter, of the Colorado Wine Press, touches on our production, love of local, bottle aging, and current releases.

November 16, 2012 - The art and science of winemaking.

Examiner: Colorado's Settembre Cellars: The art and science of winemaking.

Bronwyn Long, the Colorado Wine Examiner, features Settembre Cellars.

July 2012 - Local Wines Make Colorado Proud

Denver Life Magazine: Local Wines Make Colorado Proud

Kimberly Lord Stewart explores 44 Colorado Wines and provides her top picks for Colorado whites which includes Settembre Cellars Chardonnay.

July 4, 2012 - Community Supported Agriculture

The Denver Post: Community Supported Agriculture spreads deep roots in the Front Range as area farmers cultivate new clients

Douglas Brown explores new twists to Community Supported Agriculture: local veggies, wood-fired pizza, Settembre Cellars Wine, and yes even live music on select evenings. Cyrus McCrimmon joined us one Thursday evening to photograph the slice of utopia that is 63rd Street Farm.

January 24, 2012 - CO's Wine Industry Enters a Higher State

The Wine Cellar Insider: Colorado's Wine Industry Enters a Higher State

Kyle Schlachter, of the Colorado Wine Press, contributes to Jeff Leve's The Wine Cellar Insider: a review on the history and geography of Colorado Wine. Settembre Cellars is included on Kyle's list of wineries producing some of the best wines in the state.

November 9, 2011 - Meet the Winemaker

Colorado Wine Press: Meet the Winemaker

The Colorado Wine Press interviews Settembre Cellars Winemaker in their new series: Meet the Winemaker.

June 8, 2011 - Colorado is wine country

Denver Post: Colorado is wine country

Governor John Hickenlooper proclaimed the week of June 5 Colorado Wine Week. The Denver Post recommends five bottles from across the state, including our 2009 Riesling, which express "Colorado's geography and sensibility in its own unique way. None could have been made anywhere else".

April 21, 2011 - The Winos Best Front Range Winery

Colorado Wino: The Winos Best Front Range Winery: Settembre Cellars

"Wine geeks love exclusivity, which is part of the draw to Settembre Cellars. It’s a tiny operation in Boulder that produce the best wines along the Front Range."

February 23, 2011 - Building a Cult Winery in Colorado

Denver Magazine (original publication): Building a Cult Winery in Colorado

"Settembre Cellars could become Colorado's first cult winery because of its quality wines and small-batch production.", Jacob Harkins (

October 11, 2010 - A (almost) 100% local meal

Colorado Wine Press: A (almost) 100% local meal

Local Food & Wine: Red Risotto paired with Settembre Cellars 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon (along with attentive tasting notes).

September 29, 2010 - 63rd Street Farm

Edible Front Range Blog: 63rd Street Farm

Kat Ethington visits 63rd Street Farm: CSA Vegetable Shares, CSW Wine Shares, Wood Fired Pizza, and Wine.

August 6, 2010 - A New Spin on Business

Edible Front Range: A New Spin on Business

Carol O'Meara visits Settembre Cellars in Boulder to discuss Colorado Wine and our use of Bicycle Delivery to lower our environmental Impact in addition to providing a unique and cost effective delivery method.

March 17, 2010 - Wine, Pleasure, Beauty

Wine, Pleasure, Beauty: Local Wine & Philosophy/Issues of the Craft

Ron Marks, interviews Settembre Cellars Winemaker, Blake Eliasson, in a two part posting on his Blog "Wine, Pleasure, Beauty". As the title suggests Ron takes a slightly more hedonistic approach to wine but in a manner which does not compromise depth. The sensory and cognitive pleasures of wine. The result: thought provoking questions that were a pleasure to mull over and continue to meditate upon.

December 1, 2009 - Boulder Buzzness: as local as wine gets

Boulder Small Business Examiner: Boulder Buzzness: Settembre Cellars - as local as wine gets

Kyla Duffy, the Boulder Small Business Examiner, visits Settembre Cellars at our Holiday Tasting Room in Boulder. We chatted about our passion for winemaking and the potential of Colorado grapes. We'll be at the tasting room the next 3 weekends prior to Christmas.

September 1, 2009 - Fall crush: Settembre Cellars makes Colorado

Denver Drinks Examiner: Fall crush: Settembre Cellars makes Colorado wine from Boulder home

Mark Antonation, the Denver Drinks Examiner, made the trek to Boulder earlier this summer with his wife Amy to taste our wines at the Gallery Kunst event. A timely post: Settembre is harvest month! As Mark explained, sorting is one of the most crucial aspects of our winemaking process and you can be a part of the 2009 Vintage.

August 20, 2009 - Boulder 2140 Communique'

Boulder 2140 Communique': 2140 Members in the News: Blake & Tracy Eliasson from Settembre Cellars

Christine Day, with Boulder 2140 of the Boulder Chamber, wrote a piece on us following our recent news coverage.

August 2, 2009 - CBS 4 Denver

CBS 4 Denver: Boulder Couple Makes Wine Hobby Into Profession

Ericka Lewis interviewed Settembre Cellars for a piece that aired on the 5 pm news in Denver, CO. David performed a masterful job manoeuvring the recording equipment about the few remaining open spaces in the winery!

July 20, 2009 - Back to Bakas

Back to Bakas: Boulder Couple Shares a Passion for Viticulture and Winemaking

Rick Bakas made time to visit Settembre Cellars prior to departing Colorado for his new position in Napa. We discussed the vineyard and winery and also tasted our 2008 Riesling, 2007 Syrah, and 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon. It was really a treat to chat with Rick and present our wines to such a well respected food & wine blogger.

June 24, 2009 - Culinary Colorado

Culinary Colorado: Colorado's Front Range Wine Scene: our Sangiovese Rosato in a Blind Rose Tasting

Claire Walter, a local food and wine blogger, was in attendance at a wine tasting event which included Settembre Cellars. Glenn Donharl organized the Rose tasting in which he included our 2007 Sangiovese Rosato along with Rose wines from Spain, Italy, France, and Argentina. It was exciting to have our wine included in a blind tasting! We paired our wine with a recipe introduced to us by Blake's sister: a salsa with black beans, mango, avocado, and queso blanco.

April 15, 2009 - Daily Camera

The Camera: Garage to Table - Local couple makes fine wines from their home on Grape Street.

We were honoured to be featured in an article on by Cindy Sutter in Boulder's newspaper: The Camera. We were happy to hear how many folks really enjoyed the article! If you missed it you can click the image below to see a larger version of the entire story with images.

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