Passport

2018 Passport Program

May 4 – November 4, 2018

Members of the CT Wine Trail participate with other Connecticut farm wineries in the Passport to Connecticut Farm Wineries sponsored by the Connecticut Farm Wine Development Council and the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.

Passports can be picked up at any Connecticut farm winery. This year there are 40 Connecticut farm wineries and the Connecticut Wine Festival at Goshen Fairgrounds.  A list of all 40 farm wineries can be found on the Connecticut Department of Agriculture website www.ct.gov/doag.

2018 Prizes!

Grand Prize #1: A two-week trip for two to Malaga, Spain, February 4-17, 2019. A 14-night stay (one room, double occupancy) at the Benalmadena Palace, Malaga, Spain. A four-star property with amazing views of the Mediterranean Sea. Roundtrip airfare for two (2) included. Transportation to and from the airport not included.

Grand Prize #2: A two-week trip for two to Malaga, Spain, February 18-March 4, 2019. A 14-night stay (one room, double occupancy) at the Benalmadena Palace, Malaga, Spain. A four-star property with amazing views of the Mediterranean Sea. Roundtrip airfare for two included. Transportation to and from the airport not included.

First Prize: A Gateway chauffeured limousine ride for eight people to visit Connecticut wineries. The first prize winner can select a Sunday of their choice to visit Connecticut wineries in grand, limousine style. Leave the driving to Gateway Limousine, Waterbury, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon of your choice, so you and your friends can relax and enjoy Connecticut wine.

15 Second Prizes:  One of (15) overnight getaways at La Quinta Inn and Suites, Danbury. An overnight getaway for two at La Quinta Inn and Suites in Danbury. One passport will be selected for each of the 15 overnights.

Third Prize: A wine bangle bracelet and $50 gift card. Make the trip to pick up your delightful wine bangle bracelet prize and enjoy selecting something else. Compliments of Marie’s Jewelry, Waterbury.

40 Fourth Prizes: A certificate for two bottles of wine from one of 40 Connecticut wineries. 40 passports will be selected for each of the 40 certificates. Winery certificates will be awarded at random.

dsc_6959-copy-2Obtain 35 or more stamps and you will be in an exclusive drawing for Grand Prize #1 and an additional prize drawing for a roundtrip chauffeured limousine to the Connecticut Wine Festival, Goshen, which includes up to eight entrance tickets.

Obtain 18 or more stamps and you will be entered into a drawing for the Grand Prize #2 and the first, second and third place prizes.

Obtain 12 or more stamps and you will be entered into a drawing for the fourth place prizes.

Contest rules can be found on the inside back cover of the passport. Return your passport to a participating winery by November 4, 2018. The prize drawing will be held December 6, 2018.

Questions about the Program? Contact Jane Murdock at the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, at 860.713.2588 or email PassportToCTFarmWine@ct.gov.

2017 Passport Winners can be found on the page: http://www.passporttoctfarmwine.com