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Washington Merlot Harvest

4 years ago threadsandvino 0
  A lot of people hate on Merlot, but it’s really freaking good….  Specifically Own-Rooted Merlot from the Rattlesnakes Hills in Yakima Valley. About the Soil: The surface layers of vineyard soils are based primarily in loess, which is mostly wind-deposited silt and fine sand derived from the sediments of the ‘Missoula’ ice age floods. Read More

#WineWednesday – 2012 Donelan Pinot Noir

4 years ago threadsandvino 0
It was #WineWednesday at the office and we were lucky to taste a bottle of 2012 Donelan “Two Brothers” Pinot Noir. This Pinot Noir has notes of raspberry, cherry, and hints of oak on the nose. The palate is delicately balanced  and the wine is delicious. Read More

Vino Vibes ✌🍷: Josh Cellars 

4 years ago threadsandvino 4
Enjoyed some 2013 Cabernet from Josh Cellars this week. The more it opened up the more of a berry bomb it was. Rich dark blackberry, plum, and boysenberry. Delicious maple notes towards the end of the pallet and silky smooth #yummy If you are in Connecticut you can purchase it at Total Wine in Manchester, CT. Read More

Winemaker Interview: Chamard Vineyards

4 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

Winemaker Interview: Sunset Meadow Vineyards

4 years ago threadsandvino 0
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” George Motel Jr. talks about his dual experiences as a viticulturist and winemaker. George is second generation in the family business and proves that hard work in the vineyard translates to delicious wines in the tasting room. Winemaker: George Motel Jr. Winery: Sunset Meadow Vineyards, Goshen, CT (Visit) Location: 599 CT-63, Goshen, Read More

Creative Cocktails (vol. 1): Rosedale Vineyards Rosé Spritzer Punch

4 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