Fall Wine Harvests Across Connecticut's Vineyards
By ELEANOR HONG
COVENTRY, Conn., Oct. 29, 2009
Fall is a great time to hit the Connecticut wine trail while you take in New England's foliage. The Connecticut wine trail boasts about 30 vineyards that offer unique wineries for weekend travelers...
Wine from Connecticut? Yes indeed. Touring Connecticut's farm wineries is a great weekend excursion, right along with apple-picking and pumpkin patches. Most vineyards harvest their grapes this time of the year and host special events along with regular wine tastings and tours.
Connecticut currently boasts about 30 farm wineries across the state -- from Hopkins Vineyard in Litchfield County to Cassidy Hill in Coventry. The number has almost doubled since 2007....
Jones Farms has "Friday Evening Wine Down" events where you can learn how to pair seasonal food dishes with select Jones' wines right before Thanksgiving and Christmas.