Blogger Michelle Griffis attends a five course meal at Chamard Vineyards in Clinton, featuring dishes using lamb from Sepe Farms in Sandy Hook, CT. Chamard hosts intimate farm dinners regularly on their grounds.
National Rosé Day, the second Saturday in June, is a wonderful reason to visit a Connecticut winery! This year, National Rosé Day falls on Saturday, June 10, 2017. And – because we love lists – we made a list of 10 things you should do and have ready to bring along with you this weekend! Don’t forget to share your Rosé Day escapades on social media using #NationalRoseDay and #MyCTWineTrail.
Red, White and Rosé. Blogger Michelle Griffis visited Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington on May 29 for “Memorial Day and Music.” Tunes from The Choos, four wines on the tasting menu, and general atmosphere despite the rain made for a relaxing afternoon.
Find out what was in store at Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery’s Wine & Tapas Pairing Dinner at Pacífico Restaurant in New Haven, CT. A recap from blogger Christina Musto, with photos by Manny Vargas Photography.
Reminder: Mother’s Day is on Sunday May 14! You know… that day when you treated mom to breakfast in bed as a kid, or send her a gushy card with a tiny gift box full of… wait. What do you get for a mom in 2017? With all the “Best gifts for Mom’s” blogs and Pinterest boards, it’s getting hard to decide what memory foam slippers or handmade birthstone jewelry is right for your mom… How do you “Wow” her? Whether the mom in your life pretends to navigate a “choo-choo”spoon into her kid’s mouth, has seen her kids off to college, or anywhere else along the path of motherhood, the CT Wine Trail can help show her a wonderful time!
Blogger Michelle Griffis recaps her springtime visit to Preston Ridge Vineyard in Preston, CT.
Blogger Michelle Griffis interviews Preston Ridge Vineyard’s winemaker Steven Sawyer about growing hybrid grapevines in Connecticut during a springtime visit to the Preston, CT vineyard and winery.
Blogger Michelle Griffis attends Chamard Vineyards’ Walden Hill Acorn Pork Dinner; a five-course meal inspired by one of the Clinton winery’s favorite local farms.
Blogger Christina Musto pairs wines from Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery in Wallingford with SkinnyPop popcorn… a pairing inspired by Olivia Pope’s vino/popcorn pairing on the hit show ‘Scandal’.
CT Wine Trail brand manager reflects on her day spent completing the CT Coast & Country Winter Wine Trail, which includes Bishop’s Orchard Winery in Guilford, Gouveia Vineyards, and Paradise Hills Winery & Vineyard in Wallingford.