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Anyone up for a trip to Chile?

9 months ago threadsandvino 0
As the grapes begin to harvest we reflect back on the amazing trip that we had in Chile. Check out our Chilean itinerary below. Anyone up for a trip to Chile? Because we can’t wait to go back and visit! Day 1: Colchagua As we drove through the Colchagua Valley I couldn’t help but feel Read More

End of Summer Sangria Recipes

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
As summer comes to an end and the fall harvest begins I wanted to share some fun Sangria recipes for the weekend. Thank you to Maureen Macdonald for contributing some delicious recipes to my Sangria addiction.  Cheers! Pink Lemonade Sangria Makes about 1 gallon 2 750ml bottles of Pinot Grigio 1 can frozen pink lemonade concentrate Read More

SkinnyPop, Paradise Hills Vineyard, & Scandal = The Perfect Thursday Night Pairing

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
{card via nocturnalpaper} In honor of my obsession with Scandal I wanted to put together a “Netflix & Chill” kind of post Olivia might be proud of. So I decided to pair some of our local CT Wine Trail wines with SkinnyPop popcorn (because it’s my fave). Olivia is always pairing her vino and popcorn no matter if she’s happy or sad. Read More

Valentine’s Pairing Ideas: Chamard Vineyards

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
Valentine’s Day is a great time to show someone you love them with a bottle of wine, a wine tasting experience, or a special event at one of the local CT vineyards. Here’s some pairing suggestions from Chamard Vineyards in Clinton, CT. photo via 9orange photography If you’re in the mood for Dark & Decadent… Read More

Winemaker Interview: Chamard Vineyards

2 years ago threadsandvino 1
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” Kristen Parsons talks about how family tradition set her on her winemaking path. Through hard work, perseverance, and her passion for wine, Kristen was able to position herself to achieve her winemaking goals.  Winemaker: Kristen Parsons Winery: Chamard Vineyards: Winery & Bistro (Visit) Location: 115 Cow Hill Rd, Clinton, CT 06413 Tasting Hours: Read More