ON OUR RADAR
Faces, places, treasures, and trends that caught our attention
Spring is the best time to see the majestic waterfalls of the Northwest Corner in all of their glory.
Living in the Litchfield Hills comes with an abundance of outdoor pleasures and a gratitude for all the land has to offer. Hidden among the hills are magnificent falling waters of great depth and beauty. We came across three people who captured this beauty, each in their own way.
JACQUES VAN DER VYVER, WINEMAKER, PHOTOGRAPHED BY SCOTT PHILLIPS
In the ’70s, Sherman Haight created Connecticut’s first winery on historic Chestnut Hill. Now, vintner Jacques Van der Vyver is making sublime wines for the Haight-Brown label in Litchfield: what a long cool trip it’s been.
When most people think of American wine regions, they think Napa, Sonoma, and maybe even Washington State. But did you know that some excellent wines are produced right here in Litchfield County?
Tired of snow? Time to heat things up with a little shopping. Here are a few of our favorite things.
A fabulous Moroccan Feast in Washington,
and the recipe for Lamb Tagine.
Local Arts and Culture
Wayne Herpich closes at The Factory, The Night
Watchmen opens at The Gallery, a studio visit with
Kezia Hearn in Bantam, and Torrington’s Five Points
gallery secures its place as a destination for
selections of the best of our regional talent.
Miracle in the Hills
Discovering the healing powers of ley lines in a sacred spot.
Views & Vistas
Natural beauty, stunning landscapes by local artists
Featured Artist: Bill Wakeley
Enjoy breathtaking images of the region and its wildlife.