In this photo taken Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, a lamb shank dish with a Tuscan bean ragu, natural jus and gremolata is paired with Shafer Merlot and Relentless wines at the Bistro Don Giovanni restaurant in Napa, Calif. There’s some debate over whether “red with beef” and “white with chicken and pork” is an absolute or a rule made to be broken. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

“The kind of roast meats I think of for the winter meal are rich, succulent and take over your whole mouth,” says Doug Shafer of the Napa Valley’s Shafer Vineyards, known for its classic reds such as Hillside Select cabernet sauvignon and Relentless, a syrah blend named in honor of powerhouse winemaker Elias Fernandez.

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Derek Mitchell, a server who also works in sales for Coda, is also wagering a tattoo on the big game. Should the Broncos lose, Mitchell is getting a Carolina Panthers tattoo. If the Broncos win, Mike Foster from Triple C is getting a Broncos tattoo.

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In this Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, photograph, bottles of beer line a shelf in the factory of Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton, Colo. The entry of Anheuser-Busch InBev into Colorado's craft brewing paradise has some independent brewers concerned that they will be squeezed out of the booming industry. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Fuerst worries InBev could use its distribution leverage and buying power to squeeze other craft beers out of liquor store shelves, discount its own craft beer line and buy up raw materials after its purchase last month of Breckenridge Brewery.

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Normal Heart III

ONSTAGE “The Normal Heart” Curtains at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 & 30, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 31, at The Vintage Theatre, 1462 Dayton St. Tickets start at $22 Craig Bond knows painfully well the desperate need for art — particularly live theater — to reflect the world’s woes and provide context and catharsis. He portrays Felix […]

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