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The Connecticut Wine Trail: Eighth Stop

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Eighth Stop Make note of this address: 349 Elm Street. Stonington, CT. Our eighth stop on Connecticut’s Wine Trail, Saltwater Farm Vineyard, is located at this picturesque address, on 100 or so acres of tranquility bordering tidal marshes, a cove and Long Island Sound. The first thing that strikes you as …

Connecticut’s Durham Fair is 91 Years Young!

Connecticut’s Durham Fair is 91 Years Young! Connecticut’s crown jewel of agricultural fairs, The Durham Fair, turns 91 this year and shows no signs of slowing down! Founded in 1916, this is the largest agricultural fair held in Connecticut, and is also the largest fair in North America to operate without a paid manager or …

Wallingford CT is New Home for Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Wallingford CT is New Home for Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield After sitting vacant for about 3 years, it looks like 108 Leigus Road in Wallingford will finally get a tenant. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, currently at 380 Bassett Road in North Haven, has signed a lease with the owner of the empty building, …

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Fourth Stop

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Fourth Stop The fourth stop on our journey through Connecticut wine country took us to the southern Connecticut coast and the gently sloping fields of Chamard Vineyards in Clinton. Established in 1983 by the CEO of Tiffany & Company, William R. Chaney, Chamard Vineyards has been voted “Best Wine” by Connecticut …

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Third Stop

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Third Stop Our third stop on the Connecticut Wine Trail took us to the countryside of central Connecticut, to Colchester’s Priam Vineyards. Founded in 1998 and opened to the public in 2003, the winery produces 22 acres of grapes in the style of northern France and Germany. Having lived for many …

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Second Stop

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Second Stop Last time, we told you about our first stop in our journey through the wineries of Connecticut, our hometown Gouveia Vineyards. The views at sunset from the outside seating area there are spectacular, and the Stonehouse White was a nice way to end the day. Our second stop on …

Wallingford To Host Jazz Festival

Wallingford will play host to the 23rd Annual Great Connecticut Traditional Jazz Festival this weekend, from July 31st to August 2nd. The event, sponsored by Horns For Kids, will be held at the Mountain Ridge Resort located at 350A High Hill Road, and promises to be the best ever! The festival is a family-oriented weekend …