Winemaker Interview: Southern Connecticut Wine Company (#SoConnWineCo)

6 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

FriYay! with Some New Mexican Sparkling

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
It’s Friday and we missed Wine Wednesday, so we opened some bubbles. And what awesome bubbles they were! Sauvage by Gruet Winery did not disappoint! I picked it up at Quincy Gypsy Kitchen Wine & Food Shop. The owner knows how much I love interesting new wines and suggested it for me. It’s made in Read More

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

6 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

6 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

Interview with Cru Podcast – “Empowering Women Winemakers in Connecticut”

6 years ago threadsandvino 1
  {pictured above – The Founding Members of the Women Winemakers of Connecticut} {photo credit: 9orange Photography} Today is kind of surreal. I was featured on the Cru podcast speaking about my family’s business – Musto Wine Grape Company, LLC., The Connecticut Wine Industry, and The Women Winemakers of Connecticut Group I helped create. Such an Read More