Annual CT Wine Festival at Goshen Fairgrounds

We are excited to attend this weekend’s Annual CT Wine Festival and wanted to share the details for this amazing event with you. If you are on Facebook, like their fanpage for updates or follow them on Twitter.

July 25 – 26

Admission includes: a commemorative festival wine glass (tasting ticket only) and tote bag, specialty food samples, entertainment and the opportunity to purchase bottles or cases of wine, food and artisan crafts. Designated Driver and under 21 tickets include a complimentary tote bag and 1 free water.

Hours: Saturday, July 25th from 12pm-7pm and Sunday, July 26th from 12pm-6pm.

Location: The Goshen Fairgrounds are located approximately 1/2 mile south of Goshen Center on Route 63. For directions click here.

Tickets can also be purchased online or at select wineries.

Participating Wineries at the festival:
Bishop’s Orchards Winery: You can also visit this vineyard next month as they are hosting the Shoreline Wine Festival on August 15-16. ~ Guilford

Hopkins Vineyard: Fridays in July from 3 – 8pm and Saturdays in July from 2- 6pm features a Karaoke event. ~ New Preston

Jonathan Edwards Winery: Sundays (until 8/23) from 6:30 – 9:30pm this winery serves up soulful music, starry skies and vineyard views for a series of fabulous artists for $40 per person. ~ North Stonington

Jones Winery: Fridays in July and August, we celebrate summer during our Wine Downs, where we create special seasonal treats and extend our winery hours on these Fridays until 6 pm. ~ Shelton

Priam Vineyards: Friday nights (until 8/21) this vineyard offers an opportunity to uWINEd with live music from 6 – 9pm for $14 per person in advnace or $16 the day of. ~ Colchester

Sunset Meadow Vineyards: Sundays from 1:30 – 4:30 enjoy Music in the Vines (except 7/26). Weather permitting. Free production tours are on Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm (except 7/25-26 and 8/22). Goshen Open Farm Tour is on 8/1-8/2. ~ Goshen

Taylor Brooke Winery: Wine Tasting Fees: You may choose to only sample 2 wines which is complimentary or 8 samples for $5.50 or taste them all (11-12 wines) for $8.50. ~ Woodstock

White Silo Winery: This winery serves up some fun events; some coming up are a BBQ in the Vineyard, a Wine Movie Night, and a Blackberry and Raspberry Festival. ~ East Sherman

Sharpe Hill Vineyard ~ Pomfret
Miranda Vineyard ~ Goshen
Paradise Hills Vineyard ~ Wallingford
DiGrazia Vineyards ~ Brookfield

Live Music on the Main Stage:
Saturday, July 25th
12:00-1:30 – Vince Thompson
2:00-3:30 – The Goods
6:00-8:00 – The Cast of Beatlemania – check out their website

Sunday, July 26th
12:00-1:30 – Hummingbirds
2:00-3:30 – Thomas Angelo
4:00-6:00 – The Groove

Wine Seminars under the Green and White Tent
July 26th from 3:00-4:00 with Renee Allen
July 27th from 3:30-4:30 with Laureen Gueirriero

On Sunday July 26th we will be holding our second annual Grape Stomp from 2:00-3:00 under the Green/White Tent.  Spaces are limited so sign up early.

CT Wine Festival has a page in the 2015 Passport to Connecticut Farm Wineries. Please bring your Passport so you can get it stamped! For more info on the CT Wine Trail click here.

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