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2016 Rkatsitelli Wine Spotlight from Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery

5 years 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

Winemaker Interview: Arielle Fabiano of Balderdash Cellars talks about how one glass of Brunello can change your life….

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
In this week’s “Winemaker Interview,” Arielle talks about how one glass of Brunello can change your life…. Winemaker: Arielle Fabiano of Bladerdash Cellars (Visit) Location: 502 East Street (rear of the building) Pittsfield, MA 01201 Tasting Hours: Saturdays 1-5pm, please call to set up private/group tastings (info) Tasting Options:  Tastings are $8/person and refundable with purchase of Read More

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

6 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: 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

Women Winemakers of CT Featured in Winemaker Magazine

6 years ago threadsandvino 0
Finally! Now everyone can access our article in Winemaker Magazine! So excited to have been able to create this article and highlight these amazing winemaking ladies. Check out what The Women Winemakers of Connecticut are all about HERE. You will probably see some familiar CT Wine Trail faces so make sure to support your local Read More