Food & Drink

Cellardoor Winery is a best kept secret in Maine

Maine. A state very far north in the eastern United States is best known for its blueberries and good potato crops, but did you know it's also home to some pretty good libations? Not only does it have some of the most popular IPA's this side of the Mississippi, but it also has some darn… Continue reading Cellardoor Winery is a best kept secret in Maine

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Connecticut’s newest winery offers classic New England charm

Have you ever stepped into a business establishment and just felt right at home? That's the feeling you get when you arrive at Connecticut's newest winery to sprout up, Crystal Ridge in South Glastonbury. A snap to reach from just about anywhere in the greater Hartford region, Crystal Ridge certainly prides itself on it's humble… Continue reading Connecticut’s newest winery offers classic New England charm

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In Connecticut, a vineyard like a fairytale

A summer afternoon in the Connecticut countryside is unlike any other time in your life. The rolling hills, the warm breezes, and the smell of nature all around. What a lot of people don't realize is that this little state, tucked between New York City and Boston, actually is the California of the east as… Continue reading In Connecticut, a vineyard like a fairytale

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A winery the Pilgrims would be proud of

In the true spirit of a wino on the road, I just had to research where the nearest winery was in the vicinity to where I am staying here in the greater Boston area. To my surprise, I didn't have to drive far to get access to some of the best the area has to… Continue reading A winery the Pilgrims would be proud of

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Sip, savior, indulge at Hawk Ridge Winery

Sipping the afternoon away on a Connecticut farm winery is perhaps one of the most relaxing experiences you will encounter. No need to take a flight out to California to taste some of the finest wines in the world, it's all right here in the California of the east, and our local farm wineries are… Continue reading Sip, savior, indulge at Hawk Ridge Winery

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Brignole Vineyard Brings a Taste of Napa to Connecticut.

We all know by now that I really love vineyards. My Italian roots run deep, and as an Italian, I believe a good glass of wine is good for the soul. Don't take my word for it, however, read some of the studies on red wine and how it may help with the longevity of our… Continue reading Brignole Vineyard Brings a Taste of Napa to Connecticut.

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Warm Up with Wine in Connecticut This Weekend.

They say one way to take the chill away is with a fine glass of wine. Maybe two. Maybe three. Either way, I can't argue with that. As winter ramps into full gear, there's no better way to take away the winter chill other than a visit to a local Connecticut winery. Surprising, isn't it?… Continue reading Warm Up with Wine in Connecticut This Weekend.

Litchfield Hills

Seek out On The Green in Litchfield

Ah, Litchfield. It's a charming little town that was once the old county seat of beautiful Litchfield County, Connecticut. It's nostalgic in every way possible. With houses as grand as the people that live in it, Litchfield is a quintessential New England town that is full of surprises around every corner. Recently, a new surprise… Continue reading Seek out On The Green in Litchfield

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VIDEO: Ideas for your Valentine

As Valentine's day approaches, we continue to search for great ideas that will make the day with that special someone memorable. Wine, of course, tops the list as many enjoy a night in with dinner and a glass of wine. My personal favorite is a wine that has gained in popularity over the past few… Continue reading VIDEO: Ideas for your Valentine

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Revisiting the vineyard

Autumn is the perfect time of year to discover the array of wineries that Litchfield County has to offer. It is also the time of year that many of the local wineries get to show off their local flavor. One local winery, Sunset Meadow Vineyards of Goshen, did just that. This weekend, September 25th and… Continue reading Revisiting the vineyard