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Winemaker Interview: Southern Connecticut Wine Company (#SoConnWineCo)

6 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

Valentine’s Pairing Ideas: Chamard Vineyards

6 years 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”

6 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

Happy National Zinfandel Day!

6 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

6 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