Category: How-To

Mother’s Day 2017 Specials: How to wow mom

Three generations of women enjoy glasses of wine and food at an outdoor picnic setting

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!

5 tips for Wining and Dining Yourself

I am sure you can think of a handful of scenarios when you’ve asked a friend or two to check out a new movie, catch a concert, or visit a winery, and unfortunately they were busy. After a few tries, you most likely feel a little defeated, throw on some sweats and plop on the couch for the rest of the night. El Stevens provides 5 Tips to go to the movie, catch the concert, or go to the winery – GASP – alone! What do you have to lose? It has to be more exciting than the Keeping up with the Kardashians episode you have seen 10 times.

Planning a Winery Engagement Photo Shoot

A Connecticut vineyard is a great place to take your engagement photos. With so many beautiful vineyards across the state, there is definitely one within a short distance from you. Whether you love wine or not, the scenery at our local wineries is vast and stunning. From the vines themselves, to luscious trees, rustic buildings and sometimes ponds, picnic areas, gardens, and flower fields you’ll have a wide variety of backdrops to choose from.

Planning a Winery Picnic

Whether you’re planning a romantic afternoon with your significant other, bringing the whole family, or meeting up with friends packing a picnic lunch or appetizer spread is a very fun way to take on the Connecticut Wine Trail. While you enjoy the beautiful grounds & wine our vineyards have to offer you can munch on some great foods too.