Connecticut Wine Trail

Chamard Vineyards: Harvest Prep

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
I got to catch up with  winemaker Kristen Parsons of Chamard Vineyards. She was kind enough to give us a few minutes of her time to tell us how she prepares for her crazy busy season and their quirky harvest traditions. Wine we make first: We make wine depending on which grape comes in first.  In the Read More

National Cabernet Day at Chamard Vineyards

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
National Cabernet Day is one of my all-time favorite days (August 31st, put it on your calendar for next year) 😉 Cabernet is one of my favorite wines because it is full of complexity. Exposing dark berry flavors such as black cherry, blackberry, raspberry, and black currants on the nose and palate.  Most producers will 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: 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