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Connecticut Wine Trail

Connecticut is home to one of the fastest-growing wine regions in the country. Explore this gorgeous state through the diverse varieties of grapes that grow here! The Connecticut Wine Trail features two dozen vineyards and wineries scattered across Connecticut. Each showcases unique styles of wine, so whether you favor reds, whites, roses, orange or sparkling wines, you'll be able to find something delicious and local to drink. Discover Connecticut's rolling hills and salty coastlines through the region's unique terroir. Visitors can tour the vineyards, taste the wines, and learn about the process of making wine, all while enjoying the state's natural beauty and rich colonial history. Whether you're a connoisseur or a casual wine fan, the CT Wine Trail offers a delightful and delicious way to visit Connecticut.

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Connecticut Wine Trail
Taylor Brook Winery - Woodstock, CT
Taylor Brooke Winery

818 CT Route 171 Woodstock, CT, 06281 Phone: 860-974-1263

Taylor Brooke Winery produces sparkling wines, dry whites, semi-sweet whites, reds, still roses, and dessert wines, as well as a brandy aged like bourbon. They offer food, music, and a busy events calendar (including yoga with the winemaker) and recently opened a brewery adjacent to the winery.
Jones Winery - Shelton, CT
Jones Winery

606 Walnut Tree Road Shelton, CT, 06484 Phone: 203-929-8425

For over 150 years, six generations of the Jones family have farmed their land in the White Hills of Shelton, continuing the tradition of growing high-quality crops that celebrate the great bounty of local farmlands. Their vineyard and famous berry harvests enable them to create a wonderful selection of traditional grape and specialty fruit wines.
Walker Road Vineyards - Woodbury, CT
Walker Road Vineyards

11 Walker Road Woodbury, CT, 06281 Phone: 203-263-0768

Walker Road Vineyards is a small, family-owned farm winery in beautiful, historic Woodbury. They focus on blending grapes in a classic tradition, highlighting the unique characteristics that their specific growing area has to offer. Visit their tasting room in a renovated 150-year-old barn, Saturdays and Sundays, 12-5pm, May through mid-December.
Land of Nod Winery - East Canaan, CT
Land of Nod Winery

99 Lower Road East Canaan, CT, 06024 Phone: 860-824-5225

For over 150 years, six generations of the Jones family have farmed their land in the White Hills of Shelton, continuing the tradition of growing high-quality crops that celebrate the great bounty of local farmlands. Their vineyard and famous berry harvests enable them to create a wonderful selection of traditional grape and specialty fruit wines.
White Silo Winery - Sherman, CT
White Silo Farm & Winery

32 CT Route 27 East Sherman, CT, 06784 Phone: 860-355-0271

Elegant White Silo Farm & Winery is set in the majestic rolling hills of Sherman, featuring natural landscapes and breathtaking views that showcase each season. The winery’s tasting room is housed in a restored 18th century dairy barn. They create an exceptional variety of wines made from fruit grown on the property.
Stonington Vineyards - Stonington, CT
Stonington Vineyards

523 Taukwonk Road Stonington, CT, 06378 Phone: 860-535-1222

Stonington Vineyards was one of the founding members of the CT Wine Trail and one of the first farm wineries in Connecticut. They are known for European style table wines, including a delicious barrel-fermented Chardonnay and their proprietary blends, Seaport White and Triad Rose.
Holmberg Orchards & Winery - Gales Ferry, CT
Holmberg Orchards & Winery

12 Orchard Lane Gales Ferry, CT, 06335 Phone: 860-464-7305

Located in the Thames River Valley of southeastern Connecticut, Holmberg Orchards & Winery is a working fourth-generation family farm growing 50 acres of vineyard, tree fruits, berries, vegetables and more, producing crisp, clean and sophisticated white wines, sparkling hard ciders and fruit wines made from fruit sourced on the property.
Sunset Meadow Vineyards - Goshen, CT
Sunset Meadow Vineyards

599 Old Middle Street Goshen, CT, 06756 Phone: 860-201-4654

Sunset Meadow Vineyards is located in the picturesque, sloping highlands of Western Connecticut. They have won numerous medals and were named one of the 101 Best Wineries in America by the Daily Meal. They also offer fun chocolate and wine pairings, as well as locally made cheeses.
Paradise Hills Vineyard - Wallingford, CT
Paradise Hills Vineyards

15 Windswept Hill Road Wallingford, CT, 06492 Phone: 203-284-0123

Paradise Hills Vineyard is owned and operated by the Ruggiero family, offering a cozy, Tuscan-style tasting room with views overlooking the vineyard. Some of the varietals grown here include Chardonnay, Seyval Blanc, Vidal Blanc, Vignoles, Chambourcin, Tramenet and Cayuga. They serve charcuterie platters as well.
Jerram Winery - New Hartford, CT
Jerram Winery

535 Town Hill Road New Hartford, CT, 06057 Phone: 860-379-8749

Converted from an old horse barn in the historic Town Hill section of New Hartford, Jerram Winery enjoys a long growing season that enables the vines to produce well-matured grapes and complex wines. Guests can relax outside on patios and decks among the vineyards and gardens and enjoy a glass of wine with a picnic lunch or visit the tasting room in a restored Arts & Crafts Creamery.
Wine Lineup at Gouveia Vineyards - Wallingford, CT
Gouveia Vineyards

1339 Whirlwind Hill Road Wallingford, CT, 06492 Phone: 203-265-5526

The old world meets the new at Gouveia Vineyards, founded in 1999 by Joe Gouveia, originally from a rural village in the hills of Portugal. Their wine tasting room boasts incredible hilltop views and a rustic, cozy atmosphere. They grow 17 grape varietals, all hand-picked, and produce a selection of reds and whites.
Saltwater Farm Vineyard - Stonington, CT
Saltwater Farm Vineyard

349 Elm Street Stonington, CT, 06378 Phone: 800-818-7258

Saltwater Farm Vineyard is set on more than 100 panoramic acres, 15 of which are planted with six varieties of grapes, and bordered by tidal marshes, a cove, and vistas of Long Island Sound. The centerpiece is a World War II airplane hangar, preserved and converted into a winery, which opens onto terraces leading to the vineyard.
Hawk Ridge Winery - Watertown, CT
Hawk Ridge Winery

26 Plungis Road Watertown, CT, 06795 Phone: 860-274-7440

Hawk Ridge Winery is family owned and operated, offering more than twenty different wines, including reds, whites, and roses that range from sweet to dry. They also serve wine slushies, beer, and upscale food from a large menu.
Sharpe Hill Vineyard - Pomfret, CT
Sharpe Hill Vineyard

108 Wade Road Pomfret, CT, 06258 Phone: 860-974-3549

Sharpe Hill Vineyard has won more than 450 medals in international tastings. They offer an impressive selection of reds, whites, and roses in a beautiful setting of over spectacular 100 acres stretching all the way to Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Hopkins Vineyard - New Preston, CT
Hopkins Vineyard

25 Hopkins Road New Preston, CT, 06777 Phone: 860-898-7954

At Hopkins Vineyard, you can take in beautiful views of Lake Waramaug from its spectacular hilltop location. A family-run farm since 1787 (the first Hopkins came over on the Mayflower!), the family started growing wine grapes in 1979. Visitors can sip wines by the glass or bottle and snack on assorted cheeses and small plates.
Preston Ridge Vineyard - Wallingford, CT
Preston Ridge Vineyard

100 Miller Road Preston, CT, 06365 Phone: 860-383-4278

Preston Ridge Vineyard is situated on 60 bucolic acres just 15 miles from the Long Island Sound at the peak of a ridge that provides breathtaking views of the Connecticut countryside. Nearly six planted acres currently grow varietals including Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Riesling, Triaminette, Vidal Blanc and Baco Noir.
Aquila's Nest Vineyards - Sandy Hook, CT
Aquila's Nest Vineyards

56 Pole Bridge Road Sandy Hook, CT, 06482 Phone: 203-518-4352

Aquila’s Nest Vineyards focuses on a fun and environmentally friendly experience. This climate neutral vineyard sits on 40 beautiful acres in Sandy Hook, offering nine seasonal wines, each inspired by ancient myths of powerful women and astrology, plus a full slate of reds, roses, whites, and sangrias.
Summer Wine Glasses at Chamard Vineyards - Clinton, CT
Chamard Vineyards

115 Cow Hill Road Clinton, CT, 06413 Phone: 860-664-0299

Founded in 1983, 20-acre Chamard Vineyards is owned by Drs. Jonathan and Bonnie Rothberg. Its classic New England design features finely crafted stonework and wooden beams milled from trees on the property. Incorporating traditional, hands-on care with modern winemaking equipment, they produce award-winning Chardonnays, Cabernet Sauvignons and Pinot Noirs.
Priam Vineyards - Colchester, CT
Priam Vineyards

11 Shailor Hill Road Colchester, CT, 06415 Phone: 860-267-8520

Priam Vineyards has been voted the best vineyard in the state of Connecticut for the last five years. They produce 15 vegan-certified wines in the style of northern France and Germany, and practice environmentally stable farming on their beautiful vineyard.
White & Red from Connecticut Valley Winery - New Hartford, CT
Connecticut Valley Winery

1480 Litchfield Turnpike New Hartford, CT, 06057 Phone: 860-489-9463

Connecticut Valley Winery offers the highest quality wines while preserving the charm of a small, family-owned winery. The Ferraro family creates sophisticated reds, elegant whites, and specialty wines that will delight the most discriminating palates, in one of the most beautiful and intimate of New England locales.
Bishop's Orchards Winery - Guilford, CT
Bishop's Orchards Winery

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

Bishop’s Orchards Winery is located inside a barn built in 1928. They offer a unique selection of award-winning semi-dry and semi-sweet fruit wines, similar to white and blush wines, as well as hard ciders crafted from fruit grown on the property.
Jonathan Edwards Winery - North Stonington, CT
Jonathan Edwards Winery

74 Chester Main Road North Stonington, CT, 06359 Phone: 860-535-0202

This vineyard offers a large selection of wines, including some from California as well as Eastern Connecticut, allowing samplers to experience the difference between the growing climates on the east and west coasts. They also serve cheese and charcuterie in their cozy tasting room.