| 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,...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Burtons Grill in South Windsor welcomes summer with the start of Wine Down Wednesdays June 19. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., enjoy live music on the patio (weather permitting) and half-priced bottles of wine.
The restaurant also offers $1 oysters and shrimp...
| May 27, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Meet "Shades of Risque," the newest release from Sunset Meadow Vineyards in Goshen. The light and fruity sparkling wine is the winery's very first bubbly.
Sunset Meadow describes their new addition as "pomegranate hued...bursting with bright berry notes...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:05 PM
October was for the beer lovers, and now Max Restaurant Group woos the wine aficionados over the next few weeks with a full schedule of events, dinners and specials.
Ongoing, Oct. 28 through Nov. 11
Max Downtown: Enjoy a split of NV Gaston-Chiquet...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Forbidden City Bistro's Nov. 7 wine dinner is for the adventurous, featuring "Asian hunter" cooking with a selection of French wines. Robert Tibbetts of Allan S Goodman Inc. is the guest speaker. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
| Oct 28, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Because of the impending storm, two restaurants have rescheduled planned wine dinners.
Max a Mia's Oct. 29 Banfi wine dinner in Avon has been moved to Nov. 5. Cost is $65, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 860-677-6299. maxrestaurantgroup.com/amia....
| Nov 5, 2012
| 2:08 PM
After you cast your vote Tuesday, treat yourself to an Election Day special at one of these Connecticut restaurants:
Max Restaurant Group offers half-priced bottles of wine at all of its Connecticut locations. maxrestaurantgroup.com.
| Jul 5, 2012
| 3:31 PM
A short ferry ride from New London to Orient Point leads visitors to lush farmland with views of the ocean. The Long Island Wine Trail has been growing since the 1970s and sports more than fifty wineries and 3000 acres of vines.
The vineyards are...