| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way.
Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Restaurants can restore us. Some days we need to be rewarded, comforted, and treated with good food and company. Lunch with a friend, a nice lunch, in a beautiful place. The answer the other day was Artisan.
Artisan, in the Delamar Hotel in Southport,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:54 PM
New Haven is thought by many to be Connecticut’s top restaurant town, although the Gold Coast also offers a wealth of dining opportunities and Greater Hartford is definitely up and coming. Despite the strength of our dining scene, Greater New...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:55 AM
With its great location on the corner of Bedford and Spring, and folding doors that open onto the street, Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar has the sidewalk café thing down. But diners should not be put off by winter's less welcoming façade. There's seriously...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Some people like to create their own pottery. Others want to write an original story or song, or grow a new kind of tomato, or build a house like no one's ever seen before.
Rosanna Petrella came up with Cape Moonshine: her very own extra-distilled, 80-...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Join Wine Lovers of Connecticut, host of many overseas wine tours, as they bring the wines to you this Thursday night. Carmine's Tuscan Grill on Whalley Avenue in New Haven hosts a wine dinner where participants will learn about what they're drinking...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Barcelona Wine Bar, 971 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, hosts an "Uncorked" walk-around tasting Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. The event is designed to showcase more than 30 wines, including several new additions from Spain and South America and old favorites.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Madison Beach Hotel hosts an Opus One wine dinner Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m., featuring two vintages of the wine plus other selections from Robert Mondavi. Special guest France Posener, the Eastern Divisional Sales Manager for Opus One, will lead guests through...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Mill on the River plans a tour through Europe for its special wine dinner Oct. 31 at 6:30 p.m.
The menu features herbed goat cheese and roasted heirloom beet timbale; chanterelle arancini with tomato fondue; maple-cardamom glazed salmon; pork confit with...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Harry's Bishops Corner and Maximum Beverage partner for a pizza and wine tasting Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The dinner features wines from around the world, paired with samplings of Harry's unique pizza combinations.
Gluten-free options are available; must...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 44 S. Main St., West Hartford, features a "100 Preview" event Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., to highlight new additions to its collection of 100 wines by the glass. The preview event includes wine tasting and hors d'oeuvres....