Category: How-To

5 Things To Do for a Successful Bachelorette Party Along the CT Wine Trail

Recently engaged? Congrats! When you’re planning your wedding and selecting your bridesmaids, consider in your distribution of tasks who will be planning your Bachelorette Party… and drop subtle hints that you want to celebrate at a CT Wine Trail vineyard or winery. Look no further than this post for tips from fellow bride-to-be, Vanessa, for what you need to do to plan the best outing with your squad!

Get Your Stamp On

Blogger Christine Conroy is on a mission! Traveling around the state with her husband to get Passport to CT Farm Wineries stamps is her goal. She clarifies the difference between the 26 members of the CT Wine Trail and the 38 pages of wineries in the 2017 Passport, gives tips for how to visit multiple wineries in one day, and highlights the importance of keeping tasting notes.

10 things you need for National Rosé Day

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.

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.