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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

#ThrowBackThursday – Suisun Valley Sauv Blanc

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
As harvest comes to an end I find myself missing the vineyards. Harvest is fast and furious with crazy ups and downs. I wouldn’t miss a minute of it no matter how grueling or stressful, but I do enjoy some chill vibes. We had our last delivery of Suisun Valley grapes to Hartford, CT and I Read More

#WineWednesday – 2012 Donelan Pinot Noir

2 years ago threadsandvino 0
It was #WineWednesday at the office and we were lucky to taste a bottle of 2012 Donelan “Two Brothers” Pinot Noir. This Pinot Noir has notes of raspberry, cherry, and hints of oak on the nose. The palate is delicately balanced  and the wine is delicious. 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