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Aquila’s Nest Vineyards

Aquila’s Nest Vineyards is an innovative, family-owned winery, tasting room and event venue. Aquila, Latin for “eagle”, is appropriately perched on a hilltop in Newtown, Connecticut and is western Connecticut’s newest gathering place dedicated to inspiring connections and communities. Situated 14 miles northeast of Danbury, the winery is 90 minutes north of New York City… Read more »

Hawk Ridge Winery

Hawk Ridge Winery is located in Watertown, Connecticut on 58 acres of bucolic farmland overlooking the Litchfield Hills.  The winery is owned and operated by long time friends Deb and Vin Giannetto and Michele and Jack McHugh and is named after the red tail hawks frequently seen soaring over the meadows.   In 2013 a decision… Read more »

White Silo Farm & Winery

White Silo Farm & Winery is set in the majestic rolling hills of Sherman CT, just south of Litchfield County. All through the year the winery’s natural landscape and breathtaking views showcase each season. The winery’s tasting room is housed in an 18th century dairy barn that was restored to an elegant space, while maintaining its… Read more »

Sunset Meadow Vineyards

Located in the scenic town of Goshen, CT and originally a working farm purchased in 1996 by George and Judy Motel, Sunset Meadow Farm, as it was known, raised beef cattle and hay. In 2003 Sunset Meadow Vineyards was established. Taking our years of farming experience and making the transition to grape growing and the… Read more »

Stonington Vineyards

Stonington Vineyards was established by Nick and Happy Smith in 1987, when purchasing 58 acres in the Stonington Uplands on which wine grapes had been planted earlier in the decade. The winery was constructed in 1989 incorporating the latest in winemaking technology and the traditional methods of barrel fermentation. From the start, Mike McAndrew has… Read more »

Priam Vineyards

Priam Vineyards was founded in 1998, and in 2002, became a licensed farm winery opening to the public in April of 2003. They are a completely solar powered winery and sustainable vineyard nestled in the Salmon River Watershed area. Their twelve International Award-Winning wines produced are estate grown, blended, bottled and cellared on premises. Priam’s… Read more »

Preston Ridge Vineyard

Our story begins in 2008 when two families came together. We decided to take our love of wine and enthusiasm for sharing it with family and friends, and create something truly unique. After a great deal of time spent planning, digging, planting and picking, our labor of love paid off in October of 2012 with… Read more »

Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery

Our story begins in 1997, when the Ruggiero family settled upon sixty-five acres of rolling hills and hay fields on Wind Swept Hill Road in Wallingford, Connecticut as the future home of Paradise Hills Vineyard and Winery. Planting its first vineyard that year, Albert and Richard Ruggiero witnessed the start of their lifelong dream to… Read more »

Land of Nod Winery

Nationally recognized as a bicentennial farm, The Land of Nod has been serving the local community for over nine generations. The Land of Nod is a family-run and family-owned business located on 200 acres of rolling farmland in the northwest corner of Connecticut at the base of the Canaan Mountain State Forest Preserve, beside the… Read more »