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Winemaker Interview: Michele McAuliffe of R Dee Winery

3 months ago threadsandvino 0
In this week’s Winemaker Interview Michele McAuliffe talks about how her Grandfather inspired her and her husband Mark to open their family winery. “R Dee Winery is a family owned winery with a focus on grape to glass by utilizing grapes from regions that grow them best. Our grandfather, Richard Dee, taught us to put Read More

Chamard Vineyards: Harvest Prep

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
I got to catch up with  winemaker Kristen Parsons of Chamard Vineyards. She was kind enough to give us a few minutes of her time to tell us how she prepares for her crazy busy season and their quirky harvest traditions. Wine we make first: We make wine depending on which grape comes in first.  In the Read More

National Cabernet Day at Chamard Vineyards

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
National Cabernet Day is one of my all-time favorite days (August 31st, put it on your calendar for next year) 😉 Cabernet is one of my favorite wines because it is full of complexity. Exposing dark berry flavors such as black cherry, blackberry, raspberry, and black currants on the nose and palate.  Most producers will Read More

How Winemakers Prepare for Harvest: Southern Connecticut Wine Company

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
I got to catch up with owner and winemaker Amanda Brackett of Southern Connecticut Wine Company. She owns Connecticut’s First Micro Winery located in Wallingford, CT. Make sure to stop by for a tasting of some delicious and exciting wine blends! Amanda was kind enough to give us a few minutes of her time to Read More

Yes Way Brooklyn Winery Rose´

1 year ago threadsandvino 0
We had the pleasure of enjoying a tasting this past weekend at Brooklyn Winery, and their Rose´ was killer! Made in a Provenance style, it had notes of strawberry, crisp acidity, and bright berry notes on the palate. Bone dry, this Rose´ is the perfect pairing for summer. Needless to say we bought a couple bottles 😉 Read More

2017 Wine Country Guide: NorCal

1 year ago threadsandvino 3
It’s official!! I’ve finally finished my 2017 NorCal Wine Country Guide. Take a look at some of my favorite wineries, restaurants, and things to do in Suisun Valley, Napa, and Sonoma. Cheers wine lovers! Download the Printable Version Here –> threadsandvino wine country guide 2017 Read More