Haight Brown Vineyard located on Chestnut Hill Rd. in the heart of Litchfield is offering three classes in late March that are a perfect pick up for this early spring season.
On March 29 for example, Haight-Brown Vineyard is hosting a Winemaker's Tasting from noon to 1:30 p.m. in their Vine Room. This "Exclusive Winemaker's Tasting" will be hosted by Jacques van der Vyver, the Vineyard's new winemaker. He will be pairing the vineyards's wines with sweet and savory food items. Jacques will share his knowledge on the taste, smell and ultimately the enjoyment of HBV's delicious wine. It's a chance to meet and spend time with Jacques and have an opportunity to learn about Haight Vineyard wines and ask all those questions you always wanted to ask! Cost: $25.00. To register https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e9089fenedea54e7&oseq=&c=&ch=
Also on March 29 and March 30 there will be a wine, cheese and chocolate pairing class at 1 p.m. HBV wines will be pared with a variety of cheese and chocolate and there will even be a HBV glass to take home! This session is $35 by advance reservation to the Vineyard at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8zjw4ds1baea5b3&oseq=&c=&ch=
Looking ahead, on May 16 HBV is hosting a presentation on the health benefits of Resveratol with Michelle J. Pouliot N.D. is a naturopathic physician specializing in women's health and integrative cardiovascular medicine. This presentation will focus on the naturopathic philosophy that our first medicine should be our food. The health benefits of flavonoids, which are the bright pigments of red, blue, purple and yellow in fruits and vegetables, and a non - flavonoid found in red wine, resveratrol, will be discussed. This is inspiring information about the healing power of nature. Event is $25 and is from 7 – 9:00 p.m. and includes a glass of HBV wine. To register: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e8r645yy5268238d&oseq=&c=&ch=
For more information about Litchfield Hills, www.litchfieldhills.com