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Paella Season is Here!

One Sunday each month, TAPAteria prepares ‘Paella on the Patio’. The Paella changes each month and features local growers as well as imported and local meats. Paella is a special event and reservations are necessary. They fill up fast, so get your seats now. For more information on each paella, call TAPAteria or come in and speak with one of our chefs or servers! Paella starts at 5:00 p.m. and is $29+ tax & service, and includes a glass of house wine, sangria, or a beer. For reservations, call (719)471-8272

2016 Paella dates include:
June 12
July 10 (two seatings! 2:30 & 5:00)
August 7th
September 18th


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Esporao Wine Dinner

Join us June 14th at 6:00 p.m. for a wine dinner featuring 5 courses paired with 5 wines by Esporao.  $69 per person + tax and service.  Hosted by TAPAteria and Coaltrain Wine and Spirits.  Call 719-475-9700 for reservations.  Space is limited so call today!


Bacalao Croquetas

Salt cured cod with potato,

lightly fried and finished w/ aioli

2014 Esporão Monte Velho white

Razor Clams & Salsa Verde

Poached razor clams in burre blanc

w/ salsa verde and oil cured yello tomato

2015 Esporão Alentejo Verdelho


Arroz de Pato

Duck fried rice with mushrooms,

tomato and arugula

2014 Esporão Monte Velho Red


Manchego grilled cheese w/ Serrano Jamon,

roasted pepper beer sauce and

poached quail egg

2012 Esporão Reserva


Salame de Chocolate

Chocolate salame with dark chocolate

gelato and bing cherry compote

2011 Esporão TN Touriga Nacional


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School’s Not Out For Summer!

In order to offer you more from your Monday School Night experience, we have started offering the classes every other Monday through the summer. This May, Paige Karcher from Unity Selections will be back on Monday, May 9th with more Spanish wines for you to sample. Staci Blair from Veraison will be here Monday, May 23rd, to treat you to a variety of tasty wines including a fantastic summer wine that is perfect for Sangrias and patios (both of which TAPAteria has!)
Not only do you get to eat and drink during class, you will be expertly educated on wine varietals, regions, etiquette, and history.  Each Class is $20 per person and includes samples of 3 wines, beers, liquors, or other treats from our suppliers and teachers matched with samples of tapas paired expertly by our own chefs. Class starts at 7:00. Don’t be tardy!

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Frontier Wine Imports

Xavier, from Frontier Wine Imports will be visiting from Spain to host a special 4 wines/ 4 tapas pairing for only $20!!  RSVP soon, as space is limited!  719-471-8272

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Going to school was never this much fun!

Monday Night School at TAPAteria is a great way to meet new friends, sample tasty food, and enjoy some libations from around the world. Each week, we feature wines, cavas, liquors, or beers in an intimate setting along with chef’s choice paired tapas. While enjoying the food and drink, a speaker will give you the history of the featured products.  This month, we are looking forward to hosting Staci Blair from Veraison and Paul Gorman from Breakthru Beverage. Our own Ken Walker will talk about his homemade ginger ales and the amazing cocktails you can create by using them, and more.  This is one class you don’t want to skip!

April 4~ Staci Blair

April 11~ TBD

April 18~Ken Walker

April 25~Paul Gorman


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Monday Night School is in Session

Our Monday Night School rolls into March with a wide variety of subjects.  Come enjoy a relaxed, informational class taught by experts in the featured subject.  Every class is different.  Each class is $20 per person and includes 3 featured drinks (cava, wine, beer, cocktails, vermouth, port, sherry, etc.) along with 3 Chef’s choice paired tapas. Reserve your seat by calling 719-471-TAPA (8272) or stop in and speak with a server or manager.

March classes:

March 7th-  Steve Flynn from Vino Salida will talk Colorado winemaking

March 14th-  Ross Seville will feature wines from Northeastern Spain

March 21st-  Bob Elliot highlights the Cune Winery

March 28th-  To Be Determined



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February’s Night School Line Up

Monday School Nights continue in February featuring a wide variety of Spanish libations and tapas. 3 featured drinks (wine, port, cava, vermouth, etc) paired with special tapas for only $20. Reserve your seat at 719-471-TAPA (8272)
February’s Course List:
Feb 1 – Wines of North Eastern Spain with Ross Seville from Classic Wines
Feb 8 – Gabriel Roddy from Grand Vin talks about Port
Feb 15 – Lesson plan TBD
Feb 22 – Paige Karcher from Estate Brands joins us for her second class
Feb 29 – Michael Clouse introduces us to wines from Synergy

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Valentines Dinner at TAPAteria Sun, Feb 14

We will be offering a special menu with wine pairings at TAPAtera Sun Feb 14th. There will be a 5:00, 5:30, 7:00, and 7:30 seatings.  5 courses paired with 4 wines and 3 ports for only $69 per person + tax & service.  Seating will be extremely limited with only 6 couples per seating so please be sure to call and reserve early at 719-471-TAPA (8272).

Menu & Pairings:

Oyster and Shrimp Escabeche

Marfil Cava Brut


Soup – Sweet Corn Veloute with Lump Crab, Roasted Poblano, and Crispy Soria Chorizo

2014 Valdesil Montenovo Godello


Salad – Roasted Beet and Pistachio Crusted Goat Cheese Salad

2013 Manon Tempranillo


Main – Roast Elk Loin with Parsnip Puree & Blueberry-marinated Cipollini Onions

2010 Vivanco Crianza


Dessert – Chocolate Tasting Trio of Housemade Truffle, Chocolate Ravioli, Chocolate Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries

Port Flight ~ LBV, Ruby, Tawny

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Monday Night School’s In for Winter Tastings & Pairings – Only $20

Monday night is School Night at TAPAteria.  Starts at 7PM sharp. Taught by a specialist on the featured drinks. 3 drinks (wine, beer, sherry, port, aperitif, digestif) and 3 paired tapas for only $20.

Please reserve at TAPAteria 719-471-TAPA (8272)

DEC 28, 2015 ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­- House-infused Ginger Ales and Moscow Mules with Senior Mixologist Ken Walker

JAN 4, 2016 ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­  –  Winter Cocktails with Spanish Wint craft gin and vodka plus Spanish Indi tonics with George Spencer from Il Castagno

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A to D Cocktail & Wine Dinner, Mon, Jan 18

From Aperitif to Digestif
A Cocktail and Wine Dinner
Monday, January 18th, 6pm,
$39 + tax & service
Reserve with Coaltrain 719-475-9700

Serrano and Pickled Padron Pintxo
2014 Nebla Verdejo
Carrot and Parmesan Trifle
Cocchi Rosa Vermouth
Oyster Rockefeller Sautéed Spinach with Spanish Paprika Hollandaise
Priorat Natur Vermut
Porchetta with Sage Butternut Squash Puree, Cherry Demi & Cotija Crisp
Libretto Cocktail
Marfil Cava Intermezzo
Toasted House Marshmallows, Orange, Cardamom & Licor 43 with Gluten-free Graham Cracker

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