Autumn means many things. Our favorites: harvest season, peeping foliage, apple picking, and a new wealth of cool-weather vegetables that have appeared to create some perfect pairing dishes. We love sweet potatoes, acorn and butternut squashes, but pumpkin is an easy pick because of its versatility. Find out some of our favorite pumpkin and wine pairings right here.
Architectural Digest recently highlighted seven wine regions across the nation that are giving Napa Valley a run for its money. We are thrilled that Wallingford, CT, wineries Paradise Hills Vineyard and Gouveia Vineyards were mentioned.
Harvest season is easily the busiest time of year for Connecticut Wineries: the weather is a little cooler, the vineyards are lush and full of ripe grapes, and wineries are bustling with activity. During this time, we reached out to some of the CT Wine Trail wineries to see what their harvest traditions are and when this annual process takes place in the northeast.
We round up all of the CT Wine Trail members’ Instagram accounts for you! Just click the links and then follow!
Blogger Michelle Griffis highlights Stonington Vineyards’ 30th Birthday Celebration on July 22 – a day of live music, food trucks, party hats and wine, of course! Make sure to visit Stonington Vineyards soon and congratulate them on their three decades of winemaking in Connecticut!
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!
Blogger Christina Musto is ready for the CT Wine Festival! Are you? Get your tickets, register for New England’s largest grape stomp, plan which wineries stations you want to stop at, and pick out your outfit. It’s an incredible weekend, coming up this July.
Grab your Passport and head to Walker Road Vineyards in Woodbury! Walker Road Vineyards is worth the drive through the quaint and scenic roads of southern Litchfield County. Winemakers and owners Jim and Bruce Elizabeth Frey greet visitors in their tasting room, a beautifully restored barn. The Property and Vineyard You’ll turn onto Walker Road… Read more »
Whether enjoying CT Wine at home is your favorite summer ritual, or you get out and about as often as possible to take part in Daily Tastings, collecting Passport to CT Farm Wineries stamps, picnicking while listening to weekly live music or attending chocolate pairing events, sometimes you need to mix it up! Check out these “Best of Summer 2017” recommendations.
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.