Welcome to Circo Vino

Circo Vino, loosely translated as “Wine Circus,” is a fine wine importer that offers serious artistry and joyful pleasure in our portfolio selection.  Specializing in wines from unique terroirs, crafted by wine farmers who take great care from vineyard to table, our wines bring stories, education and experiences. We invite you to join our circus of sublime wine – a collaborative performance between mother nature, the grower and you.

News & Events

Wine Geek Fashion, Limited Edition Tee

Wine Geek Fashion Alert! Surprise your bestie with a BlauFränkisch Friends Forever Limited Edition Tee! The ‪#‎BFFF‬ shirt is an homage to one of our favorite red varieties, ‪#‎Blaufränkisch‬ and its equally delicious Hungarian counterpart, ‪#‎Kékfrankos‬. $20, plus S&H, Women’s Ts size L-XL and Men’s Ts size XSM-XL.  Contact Us to place your order. Credit Cards accepted.  ‪#‎Respekt‬ ‪#‎Weninger‬ ‪#‎Preisinger‬ ‪#‎youknowyouwantone‬

Knoll for Decades from Rosemary Gray

‪#‎TBT‬ to Rosemary Gray’s, co-founder of Sherryfest, brilliant article about Knoll wines. Gray has had the privilege of tasting ‪#‎Knoll‬ wines dating back to the ‘50s and argues that his wines “have the most magnificent aging potential of all white wine in the world.” Lucky for us though, she states, “you don’t have to wait decades for these wines to resolve themselves.” So this Thursday, either throw it way back by picking up a well-aged bottle of Knoll or try one of Gray’s 2012 selections. Prost!

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The Austrian Cure from Chasing the Vine

Beautifully well written article from Lauren Mowery. Posted last year, Chasing the Vine is in the running for the Wine Blog Awards! Definitely worth the read.  ‪#‎TBT‬ ‪#‎AustrianWineUSA‬

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The “Natural Cork vs Alternative Closure Wars”

What type of closure is at the top of your wine bottle? Get the scoop on the “Natural vs. Alternative Closure Wars” from the Wine Economist. With a low rate of corked bottles, many of the wineries we work with have found that it is best to use alternative closures for their younger, fresher wines and still bottle the reserve wines under natural cork. ‪#‎AustrianWine‬

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Find Groiss at PMG, the “Hidden Gem” in Boulder

Colorado Friends, if you haven’t already made it to this, “. . .hidden gem,” you’re missing out. Find a bottle of Ingrid Groiss Grüner or Gemischter Satz.  ‪#‎AustrianWineUSA‬ ‪#‎Boulder‬ ‪#‎PMG‬

Weningers Considered the Pioneers of Biodynamic Viticulture in Austria

Yes, the article is in German, but it’s definitely worth the read. Find out why Franz R. Weninger and his father can be considered the pioneers of biodynamic viticulture in Austria.  ‪#‎Biodynamic‬ ‪#‎BFFF‬ ‪#‎AustrianWineUSA‬
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Throwback Series Feat. Domaine Ciringa

It’s Thursday and we are coming to the end of our throwback series from our Bottlenotes & Brushstrokes ‪#‎winegallery‬ event w/ UGallery.com. We have truly enjoyed getting to know John Diehl, @TheBeardBaron1, and his winemaker-inspired paintings with you. This week we are featuring Diehl’s painting inspired by Armin Tement of Domaine Ciringa. Armin describes, “Every vine in its terroir is unique and you have to treat every vine individually.” While each of Diehl’s paintings was approached with the same technique, they were treated individually depending on the inspiration from the corresponding interview. As a farewell to this series, we will raise our glasses to the people who made this night of wine and art possible. Prost! Happy ‪#‎TBT‬!

Blind Tasting of Alsatian and Austrian Rieslings

Enlightening read on the nuances between Alsatian and Austrian Rieslings.

Reinisch Elected Top 10 in Austria

Congratulations to Weingut Johanneshof Reinisch on your Top 10 in Austria election!

Dining and Drinking in Denver

Friends in Colorado,  Zester Daily‘s Ruth Tobias tells us “9 Ways Denver is a Diner’s Delight(!)” Look for Circo Vino wines at many of the fine establishments mentioned in the article. AcornMercantile Dining & Provision‪#‎Frasca‬‪#‎PMG‬ ‪#‎Knoll‬ ‪#‎Preisinger‬ ‪#‎Sattlerhof‬‪#‎AustrianWineUSA 

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Southern Rail is Serving Dos Cabezas WineWorks

Its too bad that this dinner is sold out!  Southern Rail is the sibling restaurant of Beckett’s Table and delivers delicious dishes. Dos Cabezas WineWorks is an up and coming winery in the international wine scene focusing on place-centered wine growing and pioneering new grape varieties in Arizona. Its a match!!