Argonaut Wine & Liquor
The Buzz on the Bees!

We are getting ready to close on our first season of the Argonaut Apiary! The bees are thriving in their new home due to the ongoing care of Noelle and Kelly of Koelle Tiny Farms!

They’ve named our queen bees follows:

Colors/Colony Name/Queen

Tangerine & Pink/April Fools/Celine Dion

Blue & Lavender/Gemini/Xtina

Green & Lavender/Happy Tuesday/Queen Karen 

A lot of people have been asking about honey. The first year for a new beehive is all focused on helping the bees live their best life to survive the...

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Current Wine Keg List

Updated Sept 25th 2021



Top 10 Wines for September 2021

2020 Laville Pavillon Blanc - Staff Comments: 98% Sauvignon Blanc and 2% Semillon for brightness. A beautifully crisp and zest white Bordeaux! White peaches, tart granny smith apples, lime zest, with a lemony, soft finish. Perfect for summer; it’s thirst quenching and would pair nicely with a spicy cucumber salsa, a green chili goat cheese or chilled crab claws. Was $16.99, sale $8.99.

2016 Chateau Barbe Blay Cotes de Bordeaux - Rated 90 points Wine Enthusiast. Wood aromas from aging for 12 month...

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WIN our Whiskey Sour Day giveaway!


The prize: Four cans of Cocktail Squad Whiskey Sour, four cans of Dogfish Head Cherry Bergamot Whiskey Sour, and two Viski crystal whiskey tumblers.

To enter, LIKE this post on our Facebook page and COMMENT with why we should pick you as the winner. The drawing will be held 8/25, National Whiskey Sour Day!

No purchase necessary to enter. One winner will be selected at random from among the likes. Only local pick-up is available. Participants must be 21+ to enter. Prizes must be claimed within 48 h...

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Argonaut Selected Top 100 Retail Stores Beverage Dynmamic


Whiskey Wheel 2021 Bottle List

Alright guys this year's Whiskey Wheel event is complete and what a blast it was!  These orders will take a few days to put together and we will post another update once they are ready to be picked up and purchased, if you are not interested in the bottle you landed on please email trevor@argoanutliquor.com and let him know you are passing on your bottle.  Thanks from all of us here at The Argonaut for once again making The Argonaut's Whiskey Wheel an awesome experience!

EH Taylor Store Pick has ar...

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Celebrate Earth Day

Argonaut is proud to be one of the most environmentally conscious liquor stores in the country. Solar cells on our roof supply approximately 17% of our power needs, LED lighting in our cooler doors reduces heat and saves energy, and we recycle or reuse much of the cardboard used in the store. We've also just added bee hives to our roof!

Mention Earth Day when you're checking out and receive a free, reusable Argonaut tote bag with your purchase.

Click here to receive a full list of local and sustai...

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Enter to WIN our National Tequila Day giveaway!



WIN a bottle from Argonaut’s EXCLUSIVE BARREL of El Tesoro Reposado!

Hand-picked by Josh and Trevor, this extraordinary tequila offers the sweetness of the agave, followed by various citrus fruits, and finally vanilla sweetness from the bourbon barrel. This bottle provides a fantastic tasting experience that stays on your tongue long after each sip! Explore the El Tesoro brand! To enter, LIKE this post on our Facebook page and COMMENT with why we should pick you as the winner. The drawing will be...

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Grilled Food & Wine Pairing

Todays' blog post will take the mystery out of your grilled food and wine pairing.  Following this blog post ( Wine Folly blog ) by Wine Folly, our resident Somm Aaron has picked out some of his favorite wines to pair with popular grilled foods. 


Steak:

Michael David Freakshow Cabernet Sauvignon - Aromas of Blackberry cobbler, toasted walnuts, espresso bean and hints of brandy. The wine is weighty with a velvet-like texture boasting flavors of ripe brambleberry jam, toffee, and dark chocolate mouss...

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LGBTQ+ and Pride 2021 Giving Back to the Community


Smirnoff & Absolut have provided Argonaut with all sorts of FREE Pride swag, including t-shirts, sunglasses, beach balls and more. Come get your Smirnoff Pride swag to show your support for the LGBTQ+ and Pride 2021.

Enhance your Pride this year with House Wine! They are donating $2 from each case of House Wine Rainbow Rose' Bubbles to the Human Rights Campaign. This campaign envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ+ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equal...

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WHISKEY WHEEL LOTTERY WINNERS


Alright guys here is the list of people who have won a spin on The Argonaut Whiskey Wheel!  Wheel spinning will be broadcast live on Instagram and Facebook on Friday June 18, 2021 @4pm MST.  If you didn't make the list you will still have an opportunity to have your name drawn live by Josh & Trevor during the event!


CHRISTINA ZORRILLA

CHRIS BARRENT

REBECCA JARAMILLO

LONG TRAN

COLIN HORNSBY

GARRETT LONG

BRUCE MILLA

BRYCE WOLERSTORFER

MATT JORDAN

RITCHY HAYNES

ANDREW ARCHER

CHRIS BARRENT

JOHN FERENSIC

BARRY LANCA...

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Fathers Day Whiskey Wheel

(bottles pictured are subject to change)

It's Whiskey Wheel Time!

Due to the current circumstances and our commitment to social distancing this year's Whiskey Wheel will be done online! We will be live-streaming spins for those whose names are drawn from The Whiskey Wheel Lottery and winners can come in and purchase their bottle at their convenience. You can find the lottery box at the wine desk in the center of the store at The Argonaut and entries will be accepted from now until-6/14/2021.

Good l...

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Food & Wine Pairing feature Valley of the Moon Wines

This week we have a couple of fun recipes from Chef Elise Esposito https://inyourkitchen5280.com/  Both of these recipes would pair with the new Valley of the Moon wines. Link to those wines will follow the recipes. 




Mussels with a White Wine Tomato and Lemon Garlic Broth seasoned with Rosemary, Parsley, Sea Salt and White Pepper

Ingredients: ⭐️ 2 servings

2 tbsps grape seed oil (or any oil except for canola)

1/2 red onion - medium diced

1 heirloom tomato - medium diced

3 cloves garlic- small diced

1/2...

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Top 10 Wines for May 2021


Looking for your new favorite wine? Explore Sheila’s list of new favorite wines. Prices valid through May 2021. 

2016 Chateau Petit Freylon Bordeaux Blanc - Staff Comments: 100% Sauvignon Blanc from France and stunning! A gorgeous, creamy texture of Meyer Lemons, butter creams and jasmine. Tropical, buttery, yet dry and elegant. Serve this with chicken Alfredo, shrimp scampi or coconut cream pie. You’ll love this! Bonus: They come in cute six pack wood box. Was $24.99, sale $12.99.

2020 Domaine J...

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Win Mimosas or Bloody Mary's for Mom!

The choice is HERS!

LIKE this post on Instagram and TAG your friends to be automatically entered in our Mother’s Day giveaway. Each tag counts as a separate entry!

Drawing will be held on May 8th. One winner will be selected at random from the entries. Only local pick-up is available. No purchase necessary to enter. Participants must be 21+ to enter. Prizes must be claimed within 48 hours of the drawing. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Instagram...

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Rare Whiskey Silent Auction Benefiting Food Bank of the Rockies

Current High Bid : $11,000


To give back to our local community during these unprecedented times, we are running another silent auction to benefit the Food Bank of the Rockies.  

Bidders will have the opportunity to acquire an entire 2020 set of the famed Buffalo Trace Antique Collection! These are some of the rarest and most sought-after whiskeys in the world. Don't miss out on your chance to acquire this amazing collection while benefiting a great cause!

Bottles Included:

Thomas H Handy

George T Stagg...

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Top 10 Wines for Easter



2016 Chateau Finet Bordeaux Supérieur – Rated 90 points Wine Enthusiast. Ripe and balanced, this Yvon Mau wine is full of both tannins and great fruits. It is rich and powerful, the flavors generous and ripe. Blackberries dominate along with balanced acidity.

Was $28.99, now $13.99.

2017 Chateau Au Vignobles – Rated 91 points James Suckling - A soft, easy red with lovely berry and terracotta aromas and flavors. Medium body, round tannins and a delicious finish. Was $17.99, now $12.99.

2018 Pessimis...

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Attimo - An Urban Winery



What is your background?

We are all hospitality people at Attimo. Working in restaurants all of our professional lives all the way from bus boy to General Manager of high volume, fine dining establishments. Working as a wine buyer opened the world of vino to me and I never turned back. I had two goals in life, one was to open a restaurant by the age of 30 and the other was to move my family abroad by 40. I’ve always had a love for the Italian culture so I looked at Tuscany, Emilia Romagna and Pie...

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DuMOL Presale


You may email your order to sheilacarey@argonautliquor.com 



What is a Natural Wine?

The three main proponents of Natural Wine are:

1. Using native yeasts that naturally occur on the grapevine in a particular area. This ensures that the wine will taste like the “terrior” or the geographically specific area that the wine is from. For example, a natural Malbec will taste completely different if it is grown in Mendoza, Argentina, versus in Cahor, France.

2. Little, if any, use of synthetic chemicals, herbicides, or pesticides when farming. Instead, natural wine farmers use treatment...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Program

Join Argonaut in supporting the life changing work of the National Breast Cancer Foundation simply by purchasing your favorite wines. 

Chloe Wines - $2 donation for every bottle sold - https://www.argonautliquor.com/search/brand/Chloe

Care Solidarity Rose - 10% of all sales - https://www.argonautliquor.com/products/13404902/care-solidarity-rose

Cashmere Wines - over $778,000 donated to date - https://www.argonautliquor.com/search/brand/Cline/cline


Lottery Time


It's lottery time guys! The Argonaut Rare Whiskey Lottery featuring BTAC, Pappy, Birthday Bourbon and more is happening now here at The Argonaut! Like in years past any purchase of Argo barrel picks can get you extra entries in to the lottery.

*Rules and conditions*

-One entry per person unless additional entries are accompanied by an attached receipt showing purchase of any Argonaut Single Barrel Selection between Sep. 30th 2020 and Nov. 15th 2020, limit one additional entry per bottle of Argonau...

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Billecart presale

Orders due by Friday August 14th. Price is per bottle. Place orders to Sheila@argonautliquor.com


Large Format Champagne offering

Time to prepare for the Holidays with these excellent deals. Email your orders to sheila@argonautliquor.com.


Vega Sicilia Presale

Please email your order to Sheilacarey@argonautliquor.com and we will contact you when the product is in.

Thank you


Bottle Engraving Event


email Sheila@argonautliquor.com for a printable order form. Thank  you

Bichot Burgundy Presale

email your orders to sheilacarey@argonautliquor.com


Whiskey Wheel Winners and Price list!

Here is the link for the list of who won what and the prices for the bottles.  All winners will be set up with a pick-up order under their Argonaut Frequent Shopper account and orders will be available to be picked up and purchased starting on Friday 6/26.  If you are not interested in purchasing your winning bottle please email clay@argonautliquor.com or trevor@argonautliquor.com.  Cheers!


https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mpKMZx5FYRqqlLihtpepffJkejo62CcH_L6eZoEpLTM/edit?usp=sharing

LIST OF NAMES DRAWN FOR WHISKEY WHEEL SPIN!

*HERE IS THE LIST OF WINNERS WHO'S NAMES WERE DRAWN FOR A WHISKEY WHEEL SPIN, GOOD LUCK TO ALL!*



APPLEGATE, ROBERT
SCOGIN, CASEY
CARLSON, SCOTT
AINSCO, KEITH
WEISENBACH, MEG
ELLIS, DANIEL
HAVILAND, TREVOR
HOPKINS, ANDY
COOMBES, COLIN
GALL, BARAK
BRANDL, BRIAN
SCHRECKINGER, BRIAN
OUTCALT, MIKE
ZAGAR, BRANDON
DUBBELD, BEN
SCHANTZ, CHAD
GIESE, RICHARD
REICHL, JOHN
GEIGER, JESSICA
PORTER, SHEREE
STANHAUSER, KATRINA
SCHOPP, RICK
JORDEN, JOSH
HARRIS, JORDAN
SHACKEL, ANDREW
TRAN, LONG
REGAN, PAULA
DIGIA...

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Grower Champagne Presale

Please email Sheila@argonautliquor.com if you would like to order any of these. Quantities may be limited. email me if you would like a easier to read copy of this offering.

Thank you



Rare whiskey offering to benefit The Food Bank of the Rockies

Bidding closed!!!!


Final Bid $20,800!!!!- As of

May 15, 7:55pm


In these unparalleled times, we’re auctioning off some of the world’s best whiskeys to benefit The Food Bank of the Rockies. True whiskey lovers will appreciate the very rare chance to acquire an entire series of Pappy Van Winkle whiskeys while benefiting a great local cause.

Vintages include:

Old rip Van Winkle 10-year, 2016

Van Winkle Special Reserve 12-year, 2018

Van Winkle Family Reserve 13-year rye, 2018

Pappy Van Winkle 15-year, 2017

Pa...

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Colorado Sake Company -The only Sake Brewers in Colorado!

Meet


Head brewer, founder and co owner’ William Stuart

Heather Dennis- Co owner and Head of Sales

Jennifer Eubanks and Russ Eubanks are Co owners


After years in the service industry from server to beverage director and everything in between our team had a soft spot for the delicious beverage we know as sake. There are so many different styles and varieties, from crisp and dry to floral and fragrant. After serving the beverage to consumers for years, we learned there was an intimidation factor t...

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Meet Jayme & Steve of The Storm Cellars Winery

BIO of The Storm Cellar:

The Storm Cellar is a collaborative vision between two former Denver sommeliers, Steve Steese and Jayme Henderson. Their project is rooted within a love of Colorado and a desire to make high-quality wine from its unique terroir. The Storm Cellar is a boutique winery based at the historic Redstone Vineyard in Hotchkiss, Colorado, which produces high-elevation, aromatic white wine and rosé, farmed and crafted by the hands of this dynamic, husband-and-wife team. The Storm Ce...

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Argonaut Spirits School: Amo l'Amaro!

Hello again, booze travelers! Summertime is nearly upon us. We at Argonaut have started stocking our bars for cocktail parties and backyard barbecues. We've got our whiskey, the rosé and pinot are chilling, and the cooler's full of pale ales and pilsners. We need something to impress the guests, though; something that goes well with barbecue, that helps beat the heat, and mixes well into evening cocktails.

Italy has the answer! They've been drinking this stuff called amaro for centuries. Amari (t...

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Now Offering Curbside Pickup