Cheers to new food, drink and holiday memories!
By Antonia Naje Allsopp
Oxymoronic as it sounds, The Infinite Monkey Theorem is an urban winery founded on the principle of making order out of chaos. Third Culture Adult Ben Parsons grew up in London, studied winemaking in Australia and began his career on Colorado’s Western Slope.
He founded TIMT in 2008 with the notion of growing grapes at 4,500 feet in the Centennial State — which brings challenges, such as a short growing season and potential snow or frost — and using those grapes to make wine out of a back alley in the middle of the state’s capital, the city of Denver.
From there, this winery has upended the industry by creating exquisite canned (yes, canned) wines and has established two tasting rooms in hip, bustling, artsy urban districts in Denver, Colorado and Austin, Texas, U.S. TIMT offers eight delectable varieties from red to white to bubbly. They also offer traditional bottles and wine kegs. We recommend these selections:
Riesling blended with heralded Colorado Western Slope Palisade Peach juice. Some just might call this life-changing. Aromas of white peach and citrus fruits rouse the palate, while acid and sugar are balanced perfectly with carbonation to make it delightfully refreshing.
$15 per pack of 4
Aromas of Meyer lemon, lime, peach and green apple burst onto the palate. With racy acidity and great structure, carbonation keeps it lively and fresh through the finish.
$15 per pack of 4
Gold-medal winning taste with a crisp, dry cider and clear pear flavor. Citra and Nelson Sauvin hops add a light grapefruit note. TIMT suggests
pairing with sunshine, friends and anything from barbecue to spicy curry.
$15 per pack of 6
Enjoy them all at the Denver location’s Stanley Marketplace tasting room, as you bask in all the vintage-chic vibes. Or, if you’ll be in the Austin, Texas area, stop by the location there. Bonus: A portion of the proceeds from each can sold will go to either The University of Colorado Cancer Center or The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.