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Winemaker Interview with Manuela Astaburuaga of Correa Ablano, Chile

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
Winemaker Spotlight Interview with Manuela Astaburuaga I want to give a big Thank you to Manuela Astaburuaga for taking the time out of her busy wine schedule for this winemaker interview.  One of the best things she ever told me was “I really don’t pay attention to the winemakers. I love to taste different wines from Read More

From Making Wine in her Chef Pants to becoming a Professional Winemaker… Maureen Macdonald talks about her Professional Winemaker Journey

3 years ago threadsandvino 1
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” Maureen Macdonald talks about  going from bartender and chef,  to full blown professional winemaker and winemaking consultant.  Winemaker: Maureen Macdonald – On Staff Winemaker & Winemaking Consultant at Musto Wine Grape Company, LLC. (Visit) and one of the founding members of the Women Winemakers of Connecticut (website) Location: 101 Reserve 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