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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

Winemaker Interview: Chamard Vineyards

6 years ago threadsandvino 1
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” Kristen Parsons talks about how family tradition set her on her winemaking path. Through hard work, perseverance, and her passion for wine, Kristen was able to position herself to achieve her winemaking goals.  Winemaker: Kristen Parsons Winery: Chamard Vineyards: Winery & Bistro (Visit) Location: 115 Cow Hill Rd, Clinton, CT 06413 Tasting Hours: Read More

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

Winter at Cassidy Hill Vineyards

8 years ago threadsandvino 0
Winter time in the vineyard is very important. What happens at the beginning of the year sets the tone for the vintage to come. Cassidy Hill Vineyards in Coventry, CT was kind enough to send me some photos of what is going on in their vineyard this winter. As you can see there is a Read More