My CT Wine Trail

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

Winemaker Interview: Southern Connecticut Wine Company (#SoConnWineCo)

1 year 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

Valentine’s Pairing Ideas: Chamard Vineyards

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
Valentine’s Day is a great time to show someone you love them with a bottle of wine, a wine tasting experience, or a special event at one of the local CT vineyards. Here’s some pairing suggestions from Chamard Vineyards in Clinton, CT. photo via 9orange photography If you’re in the mood for Dark & Decadent… Read More

Interview with Cru Podcast – “Empowering Women Winemakers in Connecticut”

2 years ago threadsandvino 1
  {pictured above – The Founding Members of the Women Winemakers of Connecticut} {photo credit: 9orange Photography} Today is kind of surreal. I was featured on the Cru podcast speaking about my family’s business – Musto Wine Grape Company, LLC., The Connecticut Wine Industry, and The Women Winemakers of Connecticut Group I helped create. Such an 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