CT Wine Trail

Winemaker Interview: Michele McAuliffe of R Dee Winery

3 days ago threadsandvino 0
In this week’s Winemaker Interview Michele McAuliffe talks about how her Grandfather inspired her and her husband Mark to open their family winery. “R Dee Winery is a family owned winery with a focus on grape to glass by utilizing grapes from regions that grow them best. Our grandfather, Richard Dee, taught us to put Read More

Top New England Must Haves

3 weeks ago threadsandvino 19
As the temperature starts to drop and the leaves start to change, I can’t help but think about my New England fall favorites.   CT Wine Passport The CT Wine Trail Passport is a great way to check out all of the farm wineries in the state! Although it is missing a few of my Read More

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

Get Ready for the 2017 CT Wine Festival

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
Who’s Ready for the CT Wine Festival???!!!! Personally I can’t wait. Every year some of Connecticut’s best CT Grown wine producers come together to celebrate their community and delicious wines. Every year I go home with a new love of CT Grown wine and usually a bag full of favorites. This year the festival has Read More