Updated: Nov 13, 2020
Ardian and Neviana both grew up in Albania, a country in the crossroads of Italian, Slavic, Turkish and Greek traditions. Ardian was raised in the Albanian countryside, where fruticulture and farming was part of everyday life. Throughout the period of the winemaking process, many families of the community would get together to taste the old wines, share winemaking best practices, bring up discussions from many other areas of life and talk about what they could do better as a community.
Even though we’ve been working in the industrial and technology space for over 10 years, it’s always been a dream of ours to own farmland, plant a vineyard, operate a small winery and embrace the farming lifestyle. After creating a family and having two young boys, we were then envisioning to build up something unique and of value for the Fairfield County community.
Having a glass of wine is the perfect excuse to bring people together with the goal of starting conversations and creating new ideas on how to better serve our community; promote local art; talk about scientific discoveries and what their impacts are in our lives; encourage a healthy lifestyle by engaging with other local farms; organize activities for children to understand the value of the farming lifestyle and connect them to the outdoors.
Aquila’s Nest Vineyards will be an experience-focused winery providing visitors with immersive experiences that embrace each of the five senses. The focus will be on offering a selection of the finest Connecticut grown wines while connecting visitors to the breathtaking scenery of northern Fairfield County.
Carpe Vinum 🍷