DOAG: Connecticut Wineries

 
 
Connecticut Farm Wineries and Vineyards
 
When at a winery, be sure to ask for your Wine Passport and your chance to win an international two week trip for two!
 
 
The listing below can also be viewed as a .pdf brochure-Your Guide to Connecticut Farm Wineries
 
 

FAIRFIELD COUNTY

Digrazia Vineyard
131 Tower Rd, Brookfield, CT 06804
203-775-1616
Days & Hours Open: January-March, Saturday-Sunday, 11am-5pm. April-December 31, Open daily
11am-5pm. Directions: Follow I-84 to Exit 9. Follow Rte. 25 North toward Brookfield for 3.5 miles. At light turn right onto Rte. 133 East. Go .7 mile, turn right onto Tower Road. Winery entrance is at the second left turn. Description: We make both dinner and specialty wines including two without sulfites. Wines are available throughout Connecticut, mail order, and from the winery. We offer guided tours on Sat and Sun, wine tastings daily, a picnic area, bus access, a gift shop offering specialty foods, gifts, and books. Guided tours and group tours by appointment.

Jones Winery
606 Walnut Tree Hill Road, Shelton, CT 06484
203-929-8425

Days & Hours Open:  Tasting room Mid-March-May, Friday-Sunday 11am-5pm. June-mid-November Thursday-Sunday, 11am-5pm; in December, see our website for extended holiday hours. Directions: From Hartford: Follow I-91 to Rte.15, Wilbur Cross Pky. Exit 17. Continue on Rte. 15 for 21 miles. Take Exit 58 - Rte. 34 to Derby. Turn right onto Rte. 34 and go West for 3.5 miles. Turn left on Bridge St. and go 0.2 miles. Turn right on Rte. 110/and Howe Ave. and travel 4.5 miles. Take a left on Walnut Tree Hill Rd. and follow signs to the farm. Description: Located in a beautifully restored historic barn, the tasting room and outdoor patio provide the perfect setting to experience and enjoy our wines.  We proudly offer traditional grape wines as well as specialty fruit wines, showcasing Connecticut Grown grapes and fruits, including white, red, rosé, fruit, and dessert wines.

 

McLaughlin Vineyards
14 Albert's Hill Road, Sandy Hook, CT  06482
203-426-1533
Days & Hours Open:  Daily, 11am-5pm for tastings. Directions: From Hartford: I-84 West Exit 10, turn left onto Church Hill Rd. From Church Hill continue to Sandy Hook Center. Turn left onto Rte. 34/Glen Rd, pass The Hook Restaurant on left, take left onto Walnut Tree Hill. Continue to triangle, bear right onto Albert’s Hill Rd. We are the first driveway on the right. Follow signs to winery Description:  A family-owned and operated winery along the Housatonic River.  Guests are invited to spend the day hiking, picnicking, or just unwind with a glass of wine on the garden terrace.  Our whites are crisp, clean, and well balanced.  Our reds, made from Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Norton, and Leon Millot are barrel-aged and dry.

White Silo Farm & Winery 
32 Route 37 East, Sherman, CT  06784
860-355-0271
Days & Hours Open:  April-Dece
mber, Friday-Sunday, and major holidays 11am-6pm. Extended Friday and Saturday summer hours listed on website. Directions: From CT-Route 7 to Route 37 for approximately 4 miles. Farm is on the left when you pass the white silo. From NYC-Route 684 North until end to Route 22 North (toward Pawling). Go about 6 miles. At Putnam Diner make right at light onto Havilland Hollow Rd. At stop sign turn left onto Rte. 37 towards Sherman. The farm is 1 mile from town center of Sherman. You can’t miss the big white silo. Description: A family owned winery producing award winning grape and fruit wines. The 18th century dairy barn has been renovated to create an elegant tasting room. Enjoy your wine and picnic lunch on our new outdoor patio overlooking the farm and vineyard. See our website for information about annual festivals, special events, and private event information.

 

HARTFORD COUNTY

Rosedale Farms/Rosedale Vineyards. LLC

25 E. Weatogue Street, Simsbury, CT 06070

860-651-3926

Days & Hours Open:  1st weekend in July-last weekend in October, Saturday-Sunday 12-5pm.  Farm stand open daily June-October 9am-6pm. Directions: From Hopmeadow St. (Rte. 10/202) in Simsbury: take Rte. 185 East. Turn left onto East Weatogue St. at the rotary intersection and continue .2 mi., winery on left. From I-84: take 291 West to Exit 2 Cottage Grove Rd., Rte. 218 West. Follow to Rte 185. West to Simsbury. Bear right at rotary to East Weatogue St. winery on left. Description:  In 2000, our vineyard was planted, and now is in it's 9th vintage. Rosedale's award winning wines include: Lou's Red, Farmington River Red, Serendipity, Three Sisters, Winter Red, Simsbury Celebration, and Summer Bouquet.  We garnered gold and silver medals at the Big E and Tasters Guild International competition. 

Lost Acres Vineyard
80 Lost Acres Road, North Granby, CT  06060
860-324-9481
Days & Hours Open: Friday
-Sunday 12-5pm. Check website for holiday and winter hours. Directions: From North, East, I-91 to Exit 40. Take Rte. 20 to Granby Center and turn right on Rte. 189. Continue on Rte. 189. Turn left on Lost Acres Road and travel .7 miles to vineyard on the right. From South, West, CT-8 North to Rte. 44E. Turn left onto Rte. 318. Take Rte. 318 to Rte. 219. Take a right onto Rte. 20. Take a left on Day St. At stop sign, take left onto Rte. 189. Follow directions from Rte. 189 above. Description: Lost Acres Vineyard is home to five acres of wine grapes; offering red, white, and fruit wines by the tasting, glass, and bottle. Art shows, picnics, hiking out to the pigs and horses and of course delicious hand crafted wines happen here. Please check our website for a complete list of special events.

 

LITCHFIELD COUNTY

Bethlehem Vineyard and Winery

46 Town Line Road, Bethlehem, CT 06751

203-266-5024

Days & Hours Open: July-November, only the first full weekend of each month Saturday-Sunday 12-5pm, Open all weekends between Thanksgiving and New Years. Call to make special arrangements. Directions: Go south on South St/CT-63 for 4 miles. Turn right onto East St/CT-109 and go 1.1 miles. Turn left onto CT-61/South St and go 1.1 miles. Turn left onto Town Line Rd and go 0.2 miles. Vineyard driveway is 3rd on right flanked by evergreens.

Connecticut Valley Winery LLC.
1480 Litchfield Tpke, New Hartford, CT  06057
860-489-9463 (WINE)
Days & Hours Open:  Year 
round. Saturday-Sunday 12pm-5pm and by appointment. Directions: Take Rte. 8 to Exit 44 in Torrington. Travel east on Rte. 202 for 3 miles. From Hartford take Rte. 44 to Rte. 202 West. Description:  The sun, the vine, the fruit, the wine - making wine using solar energy!  Our ten wine selection includes our international and award winning Chardonel, Chianti, and Black Tie Cabernet Franc. Come enjoy our unique wines in one of the most beautiful locales and browse our gift shop.  We host wine dinners and private events.

Haight-Brown Vineyard, Inc.
29 Chestnut Hill Road, Litchfield, CT  06759
860-567-4045
Days & Hours Open:  Sunday
-Friday 12-5pm, Saturday 11am-6pm. Directions: From South: I 84 to Rte. 8 North to Exit 42 (Rte. 118). Left off exit and follow signs to 118 West towards Litchfield. Left on Chestnut Hill Rd. at WINE TRAIL SIGN. From North: I 84 West to Exit 39 in Farmington. Follow Rte. 4 West to Harwinton. Then follow Rte. 118 West approx 7 mi. Make left on Chestnut Hill Road at WINE TRAIL SIGN. Description:  Haight-Brown Vineyard is one of Connecticut's oldest wineries established thirty two years ago on historic Chestnut Hill in Litchfield.  The winery offers wine and flight tasting everyday, tours, fireplace and terrace seating.  A rotating calendar of events is sure to please every taste including monthly wine pairings and Connecticut's only Vineyard Express train-winery extravaganza.

Hopkins Vineyard, LLC

25 Hopkins Road, New Preston, CT 06777

(860) 868-7954

Days & Hours Open: Open year round. May–December open daily. January and February open Friday–Sunday. March and April open Wednesday–Sunday. Check website for times. Directions: Wine Trail Signs at intersections of Rte. 202 & 45, Rte. 45 & 341, Rte. 45 & Flirtation Ave. Description:  We produce award-winning wines on our century farm high above the shores of beautiful Lake Waramaug in the Western Connecticut Highlands.  Classic grape varieties are grown on 30 acres adjacent to the winery. This family owned farm since 1787 welcomes visitors year round for wine tasting and special events.

 

Jerram Winery

535 Town Hill Road, New Hartford, CT  06057
860-379-8749
Days & Hours Open:  May-December, Friday-Sunday, 11am-5pm. January-March 1st & 3rd weekends of each of those months, 12-4pm. Closed April. Directions: From Southwest CT, take Rte. 8 North to Exit 44 (downtown Torrington). Turn right onto Rte. 202 for aprox 5 mi. Turn left onto Rte. 219 (Town Hill Rd). Winery is 2.1 mi on the left. From Northwest CT, take Rte. 44 East to the center of New Hartford. Turn right onto Rte. 219. We are 2.5 miles on the right. . Description:  Located in the historic Town Hill section of New Hartford, we are a boutique winery with original vines planted since 1982.  Enjoy tastings, tours, picnics, hiking, and art from Connecticut artists in our gallery.  We host private parties and celebrations April through October.  Annual Spring Wine Fest in June and Harvest Festival in October. 

 

Land of Nod Farm & Winery
99 Lower Road, East Canaan, CT  06024
860-824-5225
Days & Hours Open:  April to October 31st, Fri-Sun 9am-5pm. Directions: From the East, Route 44 West making a left onto Lower Rd, (just past the CT Wine Trail and historic Beckley Furnace signs.) Winery is 1.1 miles on the right. Take Rte 8 to end and turn right onto 44W. Proceed through Norfolk and make left onto Lower Rd (just past the CT wine trail and historic Beckley Furnace signs). Winery is 1.1 mi on right. Or, take Rte 7N to Canaan, follow the winery signs turning onto Lower Rd. Winery is on the left. Description:  Nationally recognized as a bicentennial farm, the Land of Nod Winery has been serving the local community for over nine generations.  We offer both grape and fruit wines including Bianca, Pinot Noir, Corot Noir Raspberry and Blueberry Raspberry Medley.

 

Miranda Vineyard

42 Ives Road, Goshen, CT  06756

860-491-9906

Days & Hours Open: Year round Saturday and Sunday, 12-5pm and select holidays. Extended hours June-Oct. Thursday and Sunday 12-5pm, Friday 12-6pm, Saturday 12-7pm.  Directions: From Rte. 8 take Exit 44 and follow Rte. 4 to Goshen. Go straight through rotary, left at Beach St., right at Ives Rd. From Litchfield take Rte. 63 to Goshen town line. Take left on Brooks Rd., at stop sign right on Beach St. to Ives Rd. From 202 take Milton Rd., at stop light by Stop & Shop, ¼ mile bear right on Beach St. to Ives Rd. Description:  Our airy tasting room and large deck are perfect places to enjoy a glass of wine.  Small batches of wine by vintner Manny Miranda follows his motto: "create Old World wines using modern techniques for local connoisseurs." Wine is available by the glass or bottle, picnics are welcome.  Live music on Sundays, check website for events. 

 

Sunset Meadow Vineyards

599 Old Middle Street, Goshen, CT  06756

860-201-4654

Days & Hours Open: Tasting room open year round. May-Oct, Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday, 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-5pm. November-April,  Friday-Sunday 12-5pm. Directions: From the South: Rte. 8 North to Exit 42, follow 118W to Litchfield Cntr, Right on Rte. 63N, continue on 63N to Goshen town line continuing straight to first property on right. From the West: Rte. 202E to Rte. 63N then see above. From the East: Rte. 4W to Rte. 63S, left at rotary 2.5 mi. South on 63. From the North: Rte. 7S to Rte. 63S, 2.5 mi South from rotary. Description:  A family owned and operated vineyard and winery, our is one of Connecticut’s largest producing vineyards with over 32 acres intensively planted.  We feature over fifteen award winning, estate grown wines and exceptional hospitality. Bring a picnic and enjoy our views. See website for event details.

 

Walker Road Vineyards

11 Walker Road, Woodbury, Ct 06798

203-263-0768

Days & Hours Open: Every weekend June through November, Saturday and Sunday, 12-5pm. Call for additional openings or check website. Directions: Directions: Exit 15 from I 84, North on Rte. 6, seven miles (through Woodbury), right on Middle Road Turnpike one mile, left on Minortown Road one quarter mile (past the high school) right on Walker Road. Second drive on right (we’ve moved to the barn). Description:  We are a family owned farm vineyard and winery that focuses on blends of grapes in classic tradition, bringing out what our specific growing area has to offer. Our tasting room is in our renovated 150 year old barn.

 

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Arrigoni Winery
1287 Portland-Cobalt Road (Rte. 66), Portland, CT 06480
860-342-1999
Days & Hours Open: Year Round.
Friday, 11am-8pm. Saturday and Sunday, 11am-6pm. Call or check website for extended hours. Directions:  From Hartford/91S: Take Exit 22S, Rte. 9S. Turn onto Rte.17N/Rte. 66E towards Portland, once over Arrigoni Bridge take right onto Rte. 66E & go 2.5miles. From Norwich: Take Rte. 2W to Exit 13 to Rte. 66W and go 9.5miles. From I-95: Take Exit 69 towards Essex/ Hartford. Take Exit 22N, Rte. 9 towards Middletown. Follow directions above from 91S. Description: Our wines will surprise you, the experience delight you! Our Winery has over 200 rolling acres making it a "must-visit destination" for award winning wines and guaranteed good times!  Enjoy a tasting in the rustic tasting room located within our charming renovated country store. Sample deep bodied- reds, crisp refreshing whites, or indulge in glass of our world-famous Sangria!

Chamard Vineyards

115 Cow Hill Rd, Clinton, CT  06413
860-664-0299
Days & Hours Open: Bistro
and winery Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-9pm, Sunday 11am – 8pm closed Mondays and most major holidays. Directions: From I-95: take Exit 63, Left on 81N, 1st left past Clinton Crossing Outlets onto Walnut Hill Rd (which turns into Cow Hill Rd). Drive slowly and look for the vineyard on left, 1 mile up the road. From Route 9: take Exit 9 (Killingworth/Clinton), follow wine trail signs south on Rte. 81, take a right on Walnut Hill Rd and follow directions above. Description: Voted Connecticut's Best Winery, in 2013 by New Haven Living’s “Best Of’. We spread across 40 acres along the Southern Connecticut coast. Visit our vineyards farm wine bistro year round, enjoy farm to fork food, wine, and music. Join our email club to stay current on cool seasonal events.

 

 

NEW HAVEN COUNTY

Bishop's Orchards

1355 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT  06437
866-2-BISHOP
Days & Hours Open: Monday
-Saturday 10am–7pm; Sunday 11am-6pm. Directions: I-95, Exit 57 in Guilford (coming I-95 South take a left off exit, I-95 North take a right off exit), then follow ½ mile north on US Rte. 1 (follow the Wine Trail Signs.) Bishop’s Orchards Farm Market and Winery will be on the left. Look for the Big Red Apple. . Description: We offer our wine and other Connecticut farm wines at our farm market year round. We’ve taken the superb flavor of our fruit to make award–winning wines using our apples, peaches, pears, strawberries, and raspberries. Outdoor seating overlooks the orchard and prepared foods from our kitchen will add to your experience.

 

Gouveia Vineyards

1339 Whirlwind Hill Road, Wallingford, CT 06437

203-265-5526

Days & Hours Open:  Memorial Day-Oct 31st: Mon-Wed 1-8pm, Thursday and Sunday 11am-8pm,  Friday and Saturday 11am-9pm; Nov 1st-Memorial Day: Thursday and Saturday 11am-8pm,  Friday 11am-9pm and Sunday 11am-6pm.  Directions: From I-91 North: Take Exit 14, Woodhouse Ave. Turn left onto Woodhouse Ave. Turn right onto South Airline Rd. Turn right onto East Center St. Turn right onto Whirlwind Hill Rd. Winery is approx .5 mile on the right. From I-91 South: Take Exit 14, East Center St. Turn left onto East Center St. Turn right onto Whirlwind Hill Rd. Winery is approx .5 mile on the right Description:  Bring food, family, and friends to enjoy a glass of wine and our spectacular 360 degree views!  Picnic in the summer or cozy up to a warm fire in the winter.  Music every Friday night 5:30 to 8:30pm. Check our website for events throughout the year!

 

Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery

15 Wind Swept Hill Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

203-284-0123

Days & Hours Open: Year round. Thursday and Saturdays 11am-8pm, Friday 11am-9pm, Sun 11am- 6pm, Mon- Wed 9am- 5pm by appt. Directions: Heading North on I-91: Take Exit 14, Woodhouse Ave. Turn left onto Woodhouse Ave. Turn right onto South Airline Rd. Turn right onto East Center St. Turn left onto Wind Swept Hill Rd. Winery entrance at end of road, follow signs. Heading South on I-91: Take Exit 14, East Center St. Turn left onto East Center St. Turn left onto Wind Swept Hill Rd. Winery entrance at end of road, follow signs. Description:  “Come to Paradise, where passion is our pride.”  We look forward to welcoming you to our boutique Tuscan winery where we share the love and art of wine with our visitors. Pack some delectable appetizers to enjoy while relaxing outside by the vines or in front of the wood stove in the winter.  Create memories in Paradise!

 

Savino Vineyards
128 Ford Rd, Woodbridge, CT  06525
203-387-2050
Days & 
Hours Open:  Saturdays and Sundays, 12-6pm, mid-May to mid-December.  Closed Thanksgiving Weekend. Check website for specific dates. Directions: From Hartford/New Haven and points North: Head south on CT-15 to Exit 58, to Route 34 West. From New York/Stamford and points South: Head north on CT-15 to Exit 58, to Route 34 West. In 0.5 miles, turn right onto Baldwin Rd. In 1.5 miles, turn left onto Ansonia Rd. (CT-243). In 0.3 miles, turn right onto Ford Rd. Take a left just passed Ansonia Rod Club to stay on Ford Rd. We are 0.3 miles on your left. Description: Savino Vineyards is a small family owned and operated vineyard situated on eight acres of pristine land in Woodbridge.  We grow premium Vitis vinifera grapes and American hybrids to blend and produce unique tasting wines. Visit our Facebook page.

 

 

NEW LONDON COUNTY

Dalice Elizabeth

6 Amos Road, Preston, CT 06365

860-889-WINE/860-889-9463

Days & Hours Open: Thursday 5-pm-8pm, Friday 12-10pm, Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm, call for extended hours. Directions: From Hartford: Rte. 2 East toward Foxwoods Casino. Turn left onto Rte. 164. Dalice Elizabeth Winery 2.4 miles on the right. From Rhode Island: Exit 92 off of I-95. Rte. 2 West past Foxwoods. Turn right onto Rte. 164. From Boston: I-395 to Exit 85. Left onto Rte. 164. Description:  Boutique family owned winery 3 miles from Foxwoods Casino, offering wine tastings, cooking classes, and a venue for events.  Thursday evenings feature open mic night and Friday night concerts.  Live music and lite fare can be enjoyed near the water on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Holmberg Orchard and Winery

12 Orchard Drive, Gales Ferry, CT 06335

860-464-7305

Days & Hours Open: Tasting room hours are Saturdays and Sundays, 12-5pm through October. Our Farm Market stocks all of our wines and ciders for sales only, product is available for purchase Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-6pm.  Directions: From 395: Take Exit 79A and follow to end (about 3 miles). Right at stoplight, winery is one mile on the left. From New Haven: 95 N to Exit 76 (395N). Then take Exit 79A and follow above directions. From 95 Southbound (Boston, Providence): Exit 86. Go right at end of ramp and follow 8 miles. Winery on right. Description: A fourth-generation fruit orchard, we planted grape vineyards in 2010, expanding our offerings to include grape wines as well as sophisticated fruit wines and sparkling, fruit-forward hard ciders. We also offer pick-your-own fruit and a farm market with on-site bakery.

Jonathan Edwards Winery
74 Chester Maine Rd, North Stonington, CT  06359
860-535-0202
Days & Hours Open: Daily
11am-5pm.  Complimentary tours at noon.  We close promptly at 4:45pm instead of 5pm on Saturdays May-October due to private events. Directions: From Rte. 2 East: Turn left at traffic light onto Main St. At stop sign, turn left onto Wyassup Rd. Take third right onto Chester Maine Rd. Winery is at top of hill. From I-95: Take Exit 92 to Rte. 2 West and continue on Rte. 2 through rotary. Turn right onto Main St, bear right after bridge onto Wyassup Rd. Third right is Chester Main Rd. . Description:  Just ten minutes from Mystic Seaport, the original dairy farm has been converted into a state-of-the-art winery featuring a modern California-influenced tasting room and gift shop. Visitors can enjoy sampling fine wines from our stone patio or nestled by the fire and are encouraged to bring a picnic or choose from our selection of local cheeses and sausages.

Maugle Sierra Vineyards

825 - 827 Colonel Ledyard Highway, Ledyard, CT., 06339

860-464-2987

Days & Hours Open: Year round. May-October, Wed-Sun, 11am-6pm. November-April, Friday 11am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 11am-6pm. Open major Holidays.  See website for extended and winter hours.  Directions: Take Rte. 214W for 4.2 mi. Right at signal, to Rte. 117N., 2,000 ft., Winery on left. From Mohegan: Take 2A East for .7 mi. and turn left at signal to Rte. 2A East/12N. Go right to Rte. 2A East / Poquetanuck Rd for 1.5 mi. Keep right at fork to Rte. 117S for 2.6 mi., winery on right. Easy ADA access. Description:  We are located between Mystic Seaport and the casinos.  Come to the Sierra Sunset Room to taste hand-crafted wines, enjoy a glass or bottle of wine, and meet up with friends.  Picnicking with our wine is encouraged on our patio or Rendezvous overlook where sunsets are spectacular.  With 11 acres in production we are a must see. 

 

Preston Ridge Vineyard

100 Miller Road, Preston, CT 06365

860-383-4278

Days & Hours Open: April to mid-Dec, Fridays (2014), 1pm-8pm; Saturdays 11am-5pm, Sundays 11am-5pm. Directions: From I-395N, exit at 79A for CT-2 toward Preston. Merge onto CT-2A, follow for 5.5 mi. Turn right on CT-2, go 1 mi and take left on Maynard Hill Rd. Make first left on Miller Rd, winery is 2 mi on left. From I-395S, take exit 85 to CT-164 Jewett City/Griswold. Turn left onto CT-164, follow for 4.5 miles, make slight right on CT-165. Follow for 2.5 mi, make left on Miller Rd, winery is 1 mi on right. Description: Located in historic Preston, CT, Preston Ridge Vineyard is positioned at the peak of a ridge providing breathtaking views of the Connecticut countryside.  Come enjoy a picnic with a tasting, glass or bottle of any of our wines, all crafted on-site.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

Priam Vineyards
11 Shailor Hill Road, Colchester, CT 06415
860-267-8520

Days & Hours Open: March through October, Fridays and Saturdays,11am to 6pm, Sundays 11am to 5pm, November through Dec. 31, Friday to Sunday, 11am-5pm. Select holidays for tastings & self-guided vineyard tours.  Directions: From the North, I-91S to Rte.2 East, Exit 16 (Westchester/Rte.149) right on Rte.149 South for aprox. 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Shailor Hill Rd. Entrance is the first left. From the West, I-84 to Rte. 2 East, then follow as above. From the South, I-95N to I-395 Exit 77, take Rte. 85N to Rte. 2 West, Exit 16, then follow as above. Description: A sustainable vineyard & completely solar powered winery located centrally, a few minutes between Hartford and the Connecticut Shoreline. We offer estate grown, international award-winning wines, to taste every weekend in the winery or on the patio. Join us for our concerts, dinners, and festivals that become magical in this beautiful environment.

 

Saltwater Farm Vineyard

349 Elm ST, Stonington, CT 06378

860-415-9072

Days & Hours Open: April-November:  Wednesday & Thursday 11am-5pm. Friday-Sunday, 11am-3pm. Please visit our website for special holiday hours and live music events. Directions: Exit 91 off I-95, from the North turn left, from the South turn right at off-ramp (Taugwonk Rd). Take second left onto North Main St, proceed 1.7 mi. to intersection of Rte. 1; turn left at light, proceed .6 mi. , take sharp right at intersection of 1A (Elm St.), first driveway immediately on the left after turn is Saltwater Farm Vineyard. Description:  Set on more than 100 panoramic acres, 15 of which are planted with grapes and bordered by tidal marshes, a cove, and vistas of Long Island Sound. The centerpiece of the bucolic property is a small private airport with a vintage World War II hangar. The hangar, converted into a winery, opens onto terraces and the vineyard.

 

Stonington Vineyards
523 Taugwonk Road, Stonington, CT  06378
860-535-1222
Days & Hours Open: 
Seven days a week, year round, 11am to 5pm.  Tour daily at 2pm. Directions: Take I-95 N to exit 91 (Stonington Borough exit). At end of ramp, go left under I-95 overpass for 2.5 miles. SVI sign on left. Take I-95 S to exit 91. At end of ramp go right for 2.5 miles. SVI sign on left. Description: Stonington Vineyards is a 60 acre farm winery located ten minutes from Mystic, CT. The setting is rural - likened to the English countryside. Picnic outdoors on our deck. Visit our gift shop and gallery. We host small parties starting after 6pm.

 

 

TOLLAND COUNTY

Cassidy Hill Vineyard
454 Cassidy Hill Road, Coventry, CT 06238
860-498-1126
Days & Hours Open
:
Friday, 11am-8pm, Saturday 11am-5pm, Sunday 11am-5pm.  Directions: From I-84: Exit 68 toward Mansfield. Go.5 mi. Turn right at light onto Goose Ln., 2 mi. Turn left onto Cassidy Hill Rd, .8 mi. Winery is on right at end of road. From Rte. 44: (follow signs) turn north onto North River Rd, 1 mi. Bear right at Goose Ln., .3 mi. Turn right at Merrow Rd, .1 mi. Turn left at Goose Ln., .6 mi. Turn left to stay on Goose Ln., .3 mi. Turn right onto Cassidy Hill Rd, .8 mi. Winery is on right at end of road. Description:  Experience the natural beauty that is Cassidy Hill Vineyard. On fertile farmland overlooking the rolling hills of eastern Connecticut, we produce an eclectic collection of New England styled wines. Visit the log cabin winery's tasting room. Stroll through our vineyard. Enjoy a glass of wine on the winery's porch.

 

WINDHAM COUNTY

Sharpe Hill Vineyard

108 Wade Road, Pomfret, CT 06258

860-974-3549

Days & Hours Open: Fri-Sun, 11am-5pm. Directions: From 1-395 North to Exit 93. Go West on Rte. 101 (which becomes Rte. 44) for 7 mi to Rte. 97 (in the Abington District of Pomfret). Go South on 97 for 4 mi to Kimball Hill Rd (on your left). Turn left onto Kimball Hill Rd. Winery is 1.8 mi on the right. From I-84 take Exit 69. Go East on Rte. 74 to the end. Turn left onto Rte. 44 East and stay on Rte. 44 until the Abington District of Pomfret. Make a right onto Rte. 97 South. Then same as

above. Description:  Sharpe Hill Vineyard is Connecticut’s largest and most awarded winery, receiving national acclaim, and a feature on the cover of the “Wines Across American’ edition of Wine Spectator magazine.  The vineyard is a planted hilltop parcel, overlooking three states.  We produce 11 wines, include Ballet of Angles, the best selling wine in New England. 

 

Taylor Brooke Winery

848 Rte. 171, Woodstock, CT 06281

860-974-1263

Days & Hours Open:  May-December, Fri, 11am-6pm, Sat and Sun 11am-5pm.  Directions: From Hartford: Follow I-84E to Exit 69. Follow Rte. 74E to Rte. 44E to Rte. 198N (turn left) which turns into Rte.171E. Winery located on right. From I-395: Take Exit 97. Follow Rte. 44W to Rte. 171W. Take left at light directly after Woodstock Fair. Winery located 3 miles on left. Description:  Experience the Quiet Corner at Taylor Brooke Winery.  We welcome you to taste our unique variety of wines, stroll the vineyard with a glass, and enjoy the personal touch of a small, family owned winery. Discover why visitors say “it’s really worth the trip!” Shop our exclusive line of local gifts and specialty foods.