The best wines for Christmas, from champagne to English sparkling wine

A As Christmas approaches, I sipped – with enthusiasm – an individual mission to find the best wines to bring joy to your palate. Taking advantage of over a dozen countries, this list of 25 (plus one more for the road) should be enough to go with you throughout the …

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Demand for HVAC services rises as cold weather arrives – NBC Connecticut

Turn up the heat. HVAC technicians work long hours this time of year, making sure you can get it done. “We’re busier than usual because everyone is turning on the heat,” said Kevin Beebe, technician at Wyman Energy. But what if the heater doesn’t turn on? “Panic. Direct panic,” said …

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Celebrating the small businesses hardest hit during the pandemic

HARTFORD, Connecticut (WTNH) – Small-business foodservices in Connecticut have been among the hardest hit during the pandemic. Over the past 20 months, the industry has lost $ 250 billion nationwide. On Wednesday, industry leaders launched “Dine Local”. Parkville Market in Hartford is a global hub for the world’s spices. The …

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COVID-19 has not only affected people’s physical health, but children’s mental health in CT

HARTFORD, Connecticut (WTNH) – The coronavirus has not only affected the physical health of people across Connecticut, but for many, the virus and the stress around it have also affected spirits. Unfortunately, children are not immune to the effects. News 8’s Samaia Hernandez examined how the Hartford School District is …

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Newport Harbor football survived tough road to CIF-SS final – Orange County Register

The Newport Harbor football team are 6-7, making them one of three Southern Section teams with a 0.500 record or less that will play for a CIF Championship this weekend. Some of the overall teams with losing records that entered the playoffs were happy just making the playoffs, and most …

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These parts of Connecticut have some of the oldest homes in the United States, report says

Two parts of Connecticut – the Hartford metropolitan area and Fairfield County – rank among the cities with the oldest housing in the country, according to a new report. The regions each had a median house age of 53, according to a new survey from the Inspection Support Network. The …

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Government to provide TB update on COVID as cases increase | Connecticut News

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Governor Ned Lamont is expected to hold a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss the latest COVID-19 situation in Connecticut. It comes as COVID cases have increased in the state over the past week. COVID cases have more than doubled in the past two weeks in …

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One of the secrets of white wine from Piedmont: Erbaluce

Piedmont is full of secrets. And I’m not talking about the rare white truffle that at this time of year hides under the withered leaves on the ground. I’m not talking about the famous reds either. They are no secret. Instead, I think of some of the other grape varieties. …

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LL Bean Bootmobile Comes to Connecticut

Visitors can also purchase items from the pop-up store. AVON, Connecticut – If you see a giant boot in the Farmington Valley this week, don’t worry. LL Bean came to Connecticut in his “Bootmobile” to visit the fans. The 14ft shoe on wheels travels northeast to spread joy and give …

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