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CT Wine Festival Review

6 years ago threadsandvino 2
The CT Wine Festival was a lot of fun. I highly suggest attending. The CT Wine Trail rolls out a great spread for you to enjoy. The day is filled with delicious wine, tasty food, fun events, and interesting artisan booths. You can try many different wines from all over the state, enjoy some delicious Read More

A Taste of Italy from Lanza Musto Vineyards

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
{Lanza-Musto Brunello Clone Sangiovese going through veraison} Can’t make it to Tuscany this year? Don’t worry, you can make some fabulous Sangiovese right here in the US! Lanza-Musto Vineyards has been producing Brunello Clone Sangiovese for the past 4 vintages. One of the big reasons we planted this varietal is because the valley provides hot days and Read More

Verasion in the Vineyard

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
  {pictured above – Lanza-Musto Vineyards Primitivo} Currently our grapes are going through veraison in California.  Veraison occurs when the berry transitions into the ripening stage. From now forward the berry will increase in sugar concentration until it is harvested at the desired brix level. Grapes for sparkling wine or champagne are harvested around 17 Read More

Ice Cream & Wine Pairings for National Ice Cream Day

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
Because Why Not? National Ice Cream Day was yesterday but we should probably do this everyday. Ice Cream & Wine = A Delicious Combination For Ice Creams with Citrus infusions such as pear or peach match them up with a bright Riesling, Late Harvest Wine, or Muscat Canelli. The citrus and sweet combination will tickle Read More

Wine Tasting in New Hampshire

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
New Hampshire Wine Country far exceeded my expectations. The wines were delicious, the scenery was gorgeous, and the people were very friendly. One of my stops was Labelle Winery in Amherst, NH. I walked into the tasting room and was immediately greeted by a kind girl at the door. She explained that I could sit Read More