The rise in popularity of green, or sustainably made wine, has created new terminology -organic, organic grape, biodynamic, sustainable farming, natural/raw/minimal intervention/no addition – unique to wine grape growing (viticulture) and wine making (viniculture) practices. This class is aimed at clarifying each distinct method by taking you through the varietals, terroir and the rigorous process/guidelines each method follows in order to produce its categorized wine.
If you’re not at the beach or pool Saturday, July 7, between 1 and 4 pm, stop in Harry’s Wine & Liquor in Fairfield for a special Food Network/Wente Vineyards tasting event. Executive Chef of the Food Network, Rob Bleifer, will be on hand during the tasting of Wente’s entwine label wines, a line produced in partnership with the Food Network. I admit to knowing nothing about Wente’s wine before William (aka The Palate) at Harry’s told me about the event a few weeks ago. Shame on me because they won American Winery of the Year and a Rising Start Award 2011 from Wine Enthusiast.
WINE CLASS: The Benziger Family Winery Wed, August 4th 2010 7PM-9PM at Harry’s, 2094 Post Rd, Fairfield, 203- 259-4692 Leading the charge to a more earth-friendly Sonoma, the Benziger family, along with a handful of other wine producers and farmers, … Read more
FAIRFIELD CHEESE COMPANY TO HOST MARK GILMAN OF CATO CORNER FARM MAKER OF CELEBRATED AMERICAN FARMSTEAD AND ARTISANAL CHEESES FAIRFIELD, CT-09 April, 2010-Award-winning cheesemaker and farmer, Mark Gilman, of Cato Corner Farm in nearby Colchester, CT will be appearing at … Read more
The 2010 Guide to a Locally Sourced Thanksgiving Feast is now available here. This morning I had the great pleasure of appearing on News Channel 8’s Good Morning Connecticut with Chris Velardi. I’m so happy for the opportunity to spread … Read more