Will millennials’ drinking habits hurt wineries in CT?

Some analyses conclude that young people in the United States may not be consuming wine with the same enthusiasm as generations that came before them. Given that Connecticut has over two dozen wineries in the state, will this news could have huge implications. Are vineyards in Connecticut worried?


Extended Interview with Jim Mason and Michael Connery:

Extended Interview with Jim Melillo:


Citations: 

#1: Lehman, Eric D., and Amy Nawrocki. A History of Connecticut Wine: Vineyard in Your Backyard. Arcadia Publishing, 2011.

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