Wine O’clock

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

Vino Vibes ✌🍷: Josh Cellars 

2 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

2 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

Oak, Oak, and More Oak!

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
We are excited to release our newest video in our video series – “Oak & Oak Alternatives”. Winemaker Frank Renaldi goes over all the different Oak opportunities available to winemakers. Check it out for more information on how to add oak to your wine. Cheers!   Read More

The Reds have arrived! (well most of them..)

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
The Reds have arrived! (well most of them..) Below are the Brix numbers from the Red Grapes that have arrived so far from Chile. We received Malbec, Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Carmenere. It looks like it’s going to be a great vintage! Malbec: 23.5 Merlot: 23.0 Syrah: 23.0 Cabernet Sauvignon: 24.0 Carmenere: 26.0 We Read More

Winemaking & Wine Evaluation Classes in Connecticut

3 years ago threadsandvino 1
Hey Guys! I’ve decided to participate in a Winemaking Boot Camp Class at M&M Wine Grape Company in Hartford, CT. I’m super excited because we will be making wine from grapes imported from Chile! Hopefully we will make some Malbec 🙂 I’m looking forward to learning new winemaking tricks and making new friends. I’ll make Read More