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Harvest Prep: Jim from Walker Road Vineyards

9 months ago threadsandvino 0
I was lucky enough to catch Jim Frey, owner of Walker Road for a few minutes before his crazy busy season started. We chatted about Harvest and what his pre-harvest traditions are over at Walker Road Vineyards. How do you get ready for harvest? “We start by harvesting our Marquette grapes.” The Marquette grape is Read More

How Winemakers Prepare for Harvest: Southern Connecticut Wine Company

9 months ago threadsandvino 0
I got to catch up with owner and winemaker Amanda Brackett of Southern Connecticut Wine Company. She owns Connecticut’s First Micro Winery located in Wallingford, CT. Make sure to stop by for a tasting of some delicious and exciting wine blends! Amanda was kind enough to give us a few minutes of her time to Read More

Get Ready for the 2017 CT Wine Festival

12 months 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

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

1 year 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

Winter at Cassidy Hill Vineyards

3 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