Wine Festival

ct-wine-fest2September 22-24 at the Durham Fair

Come visit the Connecticut Wine Festival tasting tent at the Durham Fair, September 22-24, 2017.

Meander the massive Durham Fair Wine Tasting Tent or enjoy VIP main stage viewing in the outdoor tasting area! Experience a unique collection of Connecticut-crafted wines, including award-winning selections from some of the top wineries in the state. Adult fair goers of legal age have the opportunity to sample some of the finest wine portfolios Connecticut has to offer. Don’t forget to bring home your official Durham Fair wine glasses available at the Durham Fair Souvenir Shops!

Dates: Friday, September 22 from 1:00-8:00pm, Saturday, September 23 from 1:00-8:00pm & Sunday, September 24 from 12:00-5:00pm

Pricing: There is an additional per-person charge for this sampling festival.

  • Friday
    1 – 4 PM: $12 Early Bird Special
    4 – 8 PM: $15
  • Saturday
    1 – 4 PM: $12 Early Bird Special
    4 – 8 PM: $15
  • Sunday
    12 – 5 PM: $12

Participating Wineries: Each winery will be giving attendees the opportunity to sample four different wines. This year’s wineries include:

  • Bishop’s Orchards Winery
  • Hopkins Vineyard
  • Jonathan Edwards Winery
  • Jones Winery
  • Land of Nod
  • Paradise Hills Vineyard
  • Sunset Meadow Vineyards

Tickets: Entry tickets to the Durham Fair may be purchased online here.

Location: Durham Fairgrounds – 24 Town House Rd, Durham, CT 06422.

For additional information on the Durham Fair, visit

The CT Vineyard & Winery Association also participates in:

  • Goshen Wine Festival – July 2018
  • Shoreline Wine Festival – August 2018