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Vineyards and wineries welcome people to tour properties, taste, discuss

Vineyard and wineries exist throughout New England, from Connecticut's Wine Trail, an organized group of vineyards that host wine tasting events, as far as northern Vermont, where apple and other fruit wines are popular.

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Outdoor Toast - Newport Vineyards - Middletown, RI
Newport Vineyards

909 East Main Road (Route 138) Middletown, RI, 02842 Phone: 401-848-5161

Great local wines with a taste of Newport

The largest grower of grapes in New England, Newport Vineyards produces over 30,000 cases of estate grown wine each year. One of Newport County’s most unique destinations is set in one of the most desirable farming areas in the country. Over 50-acres of grapes are grown through sustainable farming methods on over 100-acres of preserved farmland. An extraordinary micro-climate allows for developing the complex flavors of their wines which include award-winning reds, whites, rose, specialty wines and hard cider. Feel free to enjoy tours and tastings of current vintages in our tasting & tank rooms, or have a glass with your meal at Brix Restaurant or in the taproom of our onsite micro-brewery, Taproot Brewing Co. Live music seasonally.
Wine Glasses 500x250 - Griswold Inn - Essex, CT
The Griswold Inn

36 Main Street Essex, CT, 06426 Phone: 860-767-1776

A haven for wine lovers with discerning palates

The historic Griswold Inn, set in charming Essex, Connecticut, is the destination for wine lovers in New England. Our award-winning wine list offers more than 50 wines by the glass. Enjoy one of our incredibly popular wine flights that will take you from one taste sensation to another. Our talented chefs offer an innovate menu to compliment every vintage. Micro plates such as parmesan and truffle edamame offer petite portions to enjoy with your wine. Small plates feature tapas-style selections spanning many cuisines of the world. They are especialy designed for sharing. More substantial portions are offered as a main dish or to share. We recommend our signature fondue, made with cheeses from award-winning farmstands. Finish your repast with one of our hand-crafted unique desserts.
Bottle Selection - Seven Birches Winery - Lincoln, NH
Seven Birches Winery

River Walk at Loon - 22 South Mountain Drive Lincoln, NH, 03251 Phone: 603-745-7550

Local winery offers delightful wares as well as fun tours and tasting areas

They are handcrafting marvelous wines over at the Seven Birches Winery, and you can see exactly how they do it. Take the Meet the Winemakers Winery Tour, talk to a winemaker and see how local fruits and European grape varietals are transformed into a variety of delightful wines. The winery, inside the gorgeous new Riverwalk Resort at Loon Martin, is also a lovely place to sit and sip a glass or special flight inside the tasting room or, in summer, on a patio overlooking the river. At the nearby Atrium Wine Bar in the Lincoln Village Shops, enjoy a glass inside or on the patio in the summer. A friendly staff will help you choose off a wine menu.
Miranda Vineyard Grapevines 500x250 - CT Wine Trail
Connecticut Wine Trail

New England charm, everywhere you go

Explore a unique collection of wineries and vineyards statewide with award-winning wines and beautiful scenery. Connecticut is one of the most exciting and fastest growing wine regions in the United States. Should your trip start in the Litchfield Hills, the Connecticut or Housatonic River Valleys, the Quiet Corner or along the coast, visitors are sure to notice the distinct differences that make each growing region unique. With an array of grapes grown in this region, enjoy reds such as Cabernet Franc and St. Croix, as well as delicious Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Riesling, and Seyval Blanc whites.