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Girls Night Out at The Rustic Barn #ThisIsMyHappyPlace

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
I’m still obsessing over the amazing aesthetics and offerings at The Rustic Barn in Killingworth, CT. My friend Amanda and I attended a “Girls Night Out” party hosted by Lauren McBride and it was so much fun! We shopped, drank lemonade, and met some super nice people. I went home with a few items for my new Read More

Winemaker Interview: Southern Connecticut Wine Company (#SoConnWineCo)

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” Amanda talks about how she created Connecticut’s 1st Micro Winery and her love of winemaking. Winemaker: Amanda Brackett of Southern Connecticut Wine Company (Visit) Location: 65 S. Colony Street in Wallingford, Connecticut 06492 Tasting Hours: Thursday – Sunday, Thursday – Friday from 3:00-8:00PM, Saturday Noon-6:00PM,  Sunday – Noon-4:00PM Tasting Options: Enjoy Read More

Winemaker Interview: Gouveia Vineyards

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” Maryann talks about how her Grandfather’s  winemaking influence and  her love and care for the vineyard help create delicious Connecticut wines at Gouviea Vineyards.  Winemaker: Maryann Houde Winery: Gouveia Vineyards (Visit) Location: 1339 Whirlwind Hill Road, Wallingford, CT 06492 Tasting Hours: OPEN Monday – Saturday from 11:00AM-8:00PM, Sundays 11:00AM- 6:00PM Tasting Options: Enjoy your wine with a 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

Winemaker Interview: Sunset Meadow Vineyards

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” George Motel Jr. talks about his dual experiences as a viticulturist and winemaker. George is second generation in the family business and proves that hard work in the vineyard translates to delicious wines in the tasting room. Winemaker: George Motel Jr. Winery: Sunset Meadow Vineyards, Goshen, CT (Visit) Location: 599 CT-63, Goshen, Read More

CT Wine Festival Review

2 years ago threadsandvino 2
The CT Wine Festival was a lot of fun. I highly suggest attending. The CT Wine Trail rolls out a great spread for you to enjoy. The day is filled with delicious wine, tasty food, fun events, and interesting artisan booths. You can try many different wines from all over the state, enjoy some delicious Read More