Mar 18, 2010 12:11 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

Merlot featured today at Holy Cross Abbey Spring Fling

New releases of reserve wines will be paired with elegant cuisine at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey's annual Spring Fling this evening and next Thursday.

Tonight's featured wine is the 2008 Colorado Merlot Reserve. It will be paired with dishes by Chef Sharon Cosat of Beyond Madness Catering.

Admission is $5.00 per person and includes a commemorative logo glass. Advance ticket purchase is recommended, as tickets are limited. The event runs from 4-7 pm. The winery tasting room is located at 3011 East US Hwy 50 in Cañon City. Tickets may be purchased at the tasting room or call toll free 877-422-9463.

"This is a great opportunity to make the first offerings of these wines to our loyal customers in Southern Colorado", says Cookson. "They've put us on the map, and we like to give back in every way we can".

Next Thursday, March 25, Chef Han Son of Mo-Mo Japanese Restaurant will pair Japanese cuisine with the 2009 Sauvignon Blanc Reserve.



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