#wine

2016 Rkatsitelli Wine Spotlight from Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
Still can’t wrap my head around how awesome this wine grape variety is! The Rkatsitelli grape was widely planted in Eastern Europe and is considered one of the oldest known grape varieties in the world. Planted in the country of Georgia in 300 B.C. The name means “red horn” in Georgian. This wine from Dr. 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

Happy National Zinfandel Day!

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
Happy National Zinfandel Day! Enjoying some 2014 “Mischeivous” Lodi Zin from Macchia Wines. The wine has a lovely smoky-cigar nose with notes of blueberry and blackberry on the palate. A Medium bodied wine, it is very well balanced especially for it’s 15.7% alcohol content. Hope you are able to enjoy a delicious Zinfandel today! Cheers! Read More

#ThrowBackThursday – Suisun Valley Sauv Blanc

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
As harvest comes to an end I find myself missing the vineyards. Harvest is fast and furious with crazy ups and downs. I wouldn’t miss a minute of it no matter how grueling or stressful, but I do enjoy some chill vibes. We had our last delivery of Suisun Valley grapes to Hartford, CT and I Read More