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  • Planning a Winery Wedding: What You Need to Know

    Are you looking for a unique way to tie the knot? How about attending a venue that is sure to capture the hearts and minds of your family and friends? Well, holding your wedding at a vineyard may be the answer for you!

  • What Are Sulfites in Wine?

    You’ve finally learned the difference between a Riesling and a Gewürztraminer. You may have even wrapped your head around tannins and are ready to enjoy your wine in peace, feeling like a newly minted wine connoisseur. Unfortunately, wine is a complex beverage with many layers….

  • How the Pandemic Has Changed the Wine Industry

    Like many industries, the wine industry has been dramatically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The wine industry, however, is resilient. Although we lost income and on-site guests in our tasting rooms, we also found new ways to innovate, serve, and even surprise our valued customers.

  • What You Need to Know About the Grape Varieties of New England

    New England continues to gain popularity as a producer of quality and award-winning wines even though the entire region is still in the early days of winemaking and production. With wine production only officially beginning in Connecticut in 1978, we’re still learning about what’s possible…

  • Should You Always Decant Your Wine?

    Wine decanting is an ancient practice, though many people don’t understand why and when necessary and which wines need decanting.

  • How to Pair Wine With Food Like a Sommelier

    When learning to pair food with wine, it’s unnecessary to stick to rigid rules. At the end of the day, what you like matters more than an arbitrary rule-maker’s idea of what you should do. However, there are a few loose rules that help find…

  • How Does New England’s Climate Affect the Wine Produced Here?

    We love New England. The area is known for its spectacular fall foliage and the dramatic change of seasons. We’re grateful to call this part of the world home. At Jonathan Edwards Winery, we are open year-round for locals and people traveling to the New…

  • How to Develop Your Wine Palette

    Wine is a complex beverage. To understand and appreciate the variety of flavors, it’s important to learn how to taste them properly. Developing your wine palette can help you find wines that you genuinely enjoy — further elevating the drinking experience. 

  • What Are Wine Tannins?

    If you regularly enjoy wine, you’ve likely heard the word tannin. The chemical compound is present in almost all wines but can also be removed through a process known as fining. Tannins have both bitter and astringent properties and occur in nature to protect plants….

  • Three Quick Tips for Storing Opened Wine

    While there are about five glasses of wine in a 750ml bottle, unfortunately, there is not always time to enjoy them all in one evening. When you have a great wine you’d like to savor over the next day or few, we offer three simple…