2019 Passport Program
May 3 – November 3, 2019
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.
Grand Prize #1: For those who collect 35 or more stamps, will be entered into a drawing for a two-week trip for two, including airfare and lodging, to Benalmádena Palace, Hotel and Spa in Benalmádena Costa, Málaga, Spain, the first two weeks of February (from February 3 – February 16, 2020). In addition, this elite group of passport participants will be entered into a second drawing for A Round Trip Chauffeured Limousine to the Connecticut Wine Festival, with up to eight guests! 18 or more stamps in a passport will be entered into a drawing for the following prizes:
Grand Prize #2: A two-week trip for two, including airfare and lodging, to Benalmádena Palace, Hotel and Spa in Benalmádena Costa, Málaga, Spain from mid-February to early March (February 17 – March 1, 2020).
First Prize: A luxurious, relaxing chauffeured limousine wine tour on a Sunday of your choice for eight people to Connecticut wineries. Prize provided by Gateway Limousines, Waterbury, CT.
15 Second Prizes: An overnight get-away for two to the La Quinta by Wyndham, Danbury, CT, the home of the Antique Trail and so much more.
Third Prize: A hand-crafted wine backpack made with hand-dyed reed by Reduxforyou.com. Includes removable wine holders, glasses and napkins making it the perfect accessory all of your picnics, parties, and hikes.
Passports with 12 or more stamps are entered to win:
40 Fourth Prizes: A certificate for two bottles of wine from a 2019 passport-participating Connecticut farm winery.
Obtain 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 3, 2019. The prize drawing will be held December 5, 2019.
Questions about the Program? Contact Rebecca Eddy at the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, at 860.713.2538 or email PassportToCTFarmWine@ct.gov.
2018 Passport Winners can be found on the page: http://www.passporttoctfarmwine.com