The best of the best in CT!
Visiting Connecticut this fall? While you’re leaf peeping and perusing the beautiful sights, consider popping by one of Connecticut’s best wineries. Enjoy a taste of the best CT has to offer with any of these wineries!
Aquila’s Nest Vineyards
Nestled in Newtown, Connecticut, Aquila’s Nest Vineyards is a family-owned tasting room and event venue. The gorgeous 41-acre grounds are a celebration of the owners’ Mediterranean heritage—and of delicious wines, of course!
Hawk Ridge Winery
Hawk Ridge Winery in Watertown, Connecticut, is a peaceful and secluded winery with plenty of beautiful views of Connecticut nature. Enjoy a day at the winery with special rotating wine slushies and a menu of curated eats!
Gouveia Vineyards located in Wallingford, Connecticut has Portuguese roots and even practices traditional Portuguese grape stomping as rancho dancers perform on site. The lush rolling vineyard views are just an added plus to this unique experience!
Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery
Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery is a family-owned, Italian American winery with an estate in Wallingford, Connecticut. This family of wine lovers prides themselves on their high-quality grapes and grape-growing process, so you’re sure to get a glass made with care. Each detail in the design of the tasting room and estate is intricately Tuscan-inspired—definitely a sight to see.
Jones Winery and family farm is a do-it-all location with everything you’ll need for a fall of fun: wine tasting, pumpkin picking, strawberry and blueberry growing, and even Christmas tree sales! Located in Shelton, Connecticut, you can spend a day doing all these activities and even learning a little bit of cooking in their on-site kitchen!
Taking a bottle home from one of these great wineries? Consider swinging by a NaturalAnnie Essentials Sip & Pour workshop at the Candle Bar! Pour your own candle while enjoying your wine and time with family and friends.