Connecticut farms, orchards, vineyards open for tours, wine, shopping

People often think of Connecticut as an urban place, but it also has many small farms, vineyards, farmers markets, and pick your ownorchards that welcome the public to visit, meet farm animals, taste wine, pick fruit, and shop. The Litchfield region of western Connecticut has dairy farms making specialty cheeses and similar products.
Other Connecticut farms produce wool from sheep and alpacas, buffalo meat, and more. The Connecticut Wine Trail is a string of vineyards and wineries that welcome guests and host tastings and special events.

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Connecticut Wine Trail

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A world of wines awaits you in one of the fastest growing wine regions in the country. Connecticut’s beautiful coastal scenery and delicious and differing wine styles offer new and generations-old businesses serving sophisticated tastes with a special blend of homegrown hospitality. Sip your way across the state of Connecticut by following the delightful CT Wine Trail, which meanders over hills, through valleys and into some of New England’s most charming towns. Take a tour, enjoy a tasting, and the many special events held throughout the year. You can bring the whole family and spend an afternoon escape out in nature and a glass or two of nature’s very own special nectar. Spend an afternoon, day or several visiting the vineyards and wineries here and all along the Connecticut Wine Trail and its 26 diverse destinations.
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Bishop's Orchards

1355 Boston Post Road Guilford, CT, 06437 Phone: 203-453-2338

Since 1871, six generations of Bishops have been serving the shoreline with fresh farm products. Our farm market in Guilford is open year-round with one or more of our own products available each month of the year. Our "big red apple" is a familiar landmark. We have everything for your cost conscious meals and family gatherings, from wines and soup, salads, vegetables and fruits to prepared foods, including large trays of our most popular dishes! Don't forget cider, meats and of course pies! Treat friends and family to our variety of gifts and fruit baskets. Visit our Llamas, Alpacas and Goats. Watch our G Scale Train with cars from the NYNH Railroad circle above your head. Pick Your Own season starts in mid-June and continues through late October.