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Harvest Prep: Jim from Walker Road Vineyards

12 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

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

Winemaker Interview: Southern Connecticut Wine Company (#SoConnWineCo)

2 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