My name is Carlo DeVito, and I am the author of East Coast Wineries: A Complete Guide from Maine to Virginia published by Rutgers University Press. This blog is dedicated to primarily east coast wines and wineries including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. It will also feature products and information from other regions.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
WTNH TV NEWS 8 Raves About Stonnington Wine Trail
-- Who needs Napa Valley when you can taste some of the most exciting wines
here in Connecticut? It is one of the fastest growing wine regions in the U.S.,
and across the state 25 wineries make up the CT Wine Trail.
Conn. (WTNH) -- Who needs Napa Valleywhen you can taste some of the most exciting wines here in Connecticut?
It is one of
the fastest growing wine regions in the U.S., and across the state 25 wineries
make up the CT Wine Trail . Two are in the shoreline town of Stonington.
since 1987, Stonington Vineyardsis one
of the oldest wineries in the state. The latest winemaking technology and
traditional barrel methods is its mainstay. From vineyard to bottle, their
production hits about 5,000 cases annually.
affair with wine is just as intense at Saltwater Farm , where an old airfield
has transformed into a wine-tasting vineyard and bird-watching mecca. The
restored WWII hangar also serves as a winery which produces about 1,500 cases a
year, selling to the local economy and on-premise.
at both these vineyards provide more than just wine; they also are a beautiful
backdrop for weddings, wine-tastings, and tours.