Father’s Day is a great time to hit the CT Wine Trail! Great events and deals across the Trail.
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.
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 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’.
Valentine’s Day is a great time to show someone you love them with a bottle of wine, a wine tasting experience, or a special event at one of the local CT vineyards.
Carlo DeVito, blogger of East Coast Wineries, shares an update from his recent visits to Saltwater Farm Vineyards in Stonington and Jonathan Edwards Winery in North Stonington. He masterfully describes various estate-grown wines and informs readers of the background of each vineyard.
Tried and true, Evamarie shares a DIY tutorial for décor from her own wedding at Chamard Vineyards! Learn how to make wedding, shower or birthday sign-holders out of wine corks.
CT Wine Trail blogger Christina Musto shares her story with Cru Podcast: Stories from the People Behind Wine. Christina is the 4th generation of a family wine business, Musto Wine Grape Company, based in Connecticut where she works with commercial and home winemakers to provide them with the tools and grapes they need to make great wine.
Though Lorelai would undoubtedly choose coffee over wine any day, Sookie St James, chef at the Independence Inn, and then Dragonfly Inn in the fictional town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, understands the importance of a good wine and food pairing.
Considering that the Gilmore Girls series was based in a fictional Connecticut town in Litchfield County, characters in the show may have been familiar with local wines. Right? We could only hope. Especially if you’re Taylor Doose, owning the town’s only market, or Sookie, making sure her food is best-represented.
In honor of the new Netflix revival that debuted November 25, we’ve put together a few pairings from Litchfield County wineries that even Sookie would be proud of.