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“The Nutmeg Nose”


Stratford Library Explores Connecticut Wineries

Monday, April 24th from 6:30-8 p.m.
Program is free and open to the public.

Editor’s Note: Perhaps most famed for its beautiful fall foliage and home to Yale University, Connecticut also boasts a whopping 56 wineries despite its small size. Connecticut wineries are most known for their hybrid varieties, such as Cayuga White, Vidal, and St. Croix.

The Stratford Library will offer an opportunity to learn about the 40+ wineries in the state with “Connecticut Wineries with the Nutmeg Nose” on Monday, April 24th from 6:30-8 p.m.  The program is free and open to the public.

Library visitors are invited to explore Connecticut’s wine country and learn about the state’s 40+ wineries.   Wine guide Michelle Griffis, an enthusiast of Connecticut’s wineries and nicknamed by friends as “The Nutmeg Nose”, will discuss the array of fantastic, award-winning wineries in the state.

She will also share dining options which include vineyards with on-site cafes, food trucks, and BYO picnic options.  According to Griffis, “Whether you like a dry rose’, a crisp white, or a hearty red, Connecticut offers a wine for your palette.  With beautiful scenery, daily tastings, and live music, Connecticut wineries make great destinations.”

“Connecticut Wineries and the Nutmeg Nose” begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Stratford Library’s Lovell Room on Monday, April 24th. It is free but registration is required at: or call the Library: 203.385.4164.

The program is funded by the Guillaine Dale Memorial.

Photo Caption:  Wine enthusiast Michelle Griffis  “The Nutmeg Nose”, will be the special guest speaker at the Stratford Library on April 24


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