Ballou’s Wine Bar
Good sangria is both delightful and refreshing, especially if served with the right foods and the right (preferably party) atmosphere.
They were the darling, trendy spots of the post-disco Yuppie generation. Yet while their numbers, like their pretensions to grandeur, have shrunk, the most honest, forthright and, frankly, the best wine and cheese bars are still in business. Here are five such establishments in Connecticut that, like the wine and cheese they serve, have aged well.