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Creative Cocktails (vol. 1): Rosedale Vineyards Rosé Spritzer Punch

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
It’s hot. It’s muggy out. And you find yourself counting down the moments to happy hour…. So how about you mix up something special to beat the heat? Something fruity? Check. Something refreshing? Yes please. Something pink? Absolutely! Sounds pretty tasty already right? Earlier this summer I got together with some friends who are passionate Read More

CT Wine Festival Review

7 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

The Pinotage Grapes Have Arrived!

7 years ago threadsandvino 0
  The ‪Pinotage‬ has arrived!! The berries taste very sweet with good seed and pulp development. We got Brix readings of 23-24.5, .48 TA, and 3.86pH We will need to do a few adjustments but the berries look great and we are looking forward to the crush! I am still deciding which yeast to use Read More

Red Wine Aromas

7 years ago threadsandvino 1
Every “Wine Wednesday” we have decided to work on some type of wine education. This Wednesday we decided to focus on the aromas in Red Wine. So the first question is – Where do wine aromas come from? Well they initially come from the grape and the terrior. Have you ever heard the quote “you Read More

Winemaking & Wine Evaluation Classes in Connecticut

8 years ago threadsandvino 1
Hey Guys! I’ve decided to participate in a Winemaking Boot Camp Class at M&M Wine Grape Company in Hartford, CT. I’m super excited because we will be making wine from grapes imported from Chile! Hopefully we will make some Malbec 🙂 I’m looking forward to learning new winemaking tricks and making new friends. I’ll make Read More