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How Winemakers Prepare for Harvest: Southern Connecticut Wine Company

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
I got to catch up with owner and winemaker Amanda Brackett of Southern Connecticut Wine Company. She owns Connecticut’s First Micro Winery located in Wallingford, CT. Make sure to stop by for a tasting of some delicious and exciting wine blends! Amanda was kind enough to give us a few minutes of her time to Read More

Winemaker Interview: Arielle Fabiano of Balderdash Cellars talks about how one glass of Brunello can change your life….

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” Arielle talks about how one glass of Brunello can change your life…. Winemaker: Arielle Fabiano of Bladerdash Cellars (Visit) Location: 502 East Street (rear of the building) Pittsfield, MA 01201 Tasting Hours: Saturdays 1-5pm, please call to set up private/group tastings (info) Tasting Options:  Tastings are $8/person and refundable with purchase of Read More

From Making Wine in her Chef Pants to becoming a Professional Winemaker… Maureen Macdonald talks about her Professional Winemaker Journey

2 years ago threadsandvino 1
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” Maureen Macdonald talks about  going from bartender and chef,  to full blown professional winemaker and winemaking consultant.  Winemaker: Maureen Macdonald – On Staff Winemaker & Winemaking Consultant at Musto Wine Grape Company, LLC. (Visit) and one of the founding members of the Women Winemakers of Connecticut (website) Location: 101 Reserve Read More

Newest Article for WinemakerMag: Making Wine from Pinotage Grapes

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
Feeling so humbled that Winemaker Mag featured another article of mine in their magazine. Winemaker Mag has been my bible when it comes to home winemaking. Make sure to subscribe to their list for great home winemaking tips. Also, click HERE to read the full article about how make wine with Pinotage grapes! Cheers! 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