Sample The Bounty Of Aquidneck Island At Newport Vineyards
Established in 1977, on a hill overlooking Rhode Island Sound, Newport Vineyards is New England's largest wine grower. This family-owned vineyard and winery creates more than 29 exquisite wines and varietal blends, all grown in the unique micro-climate of Aquidneck Island and Narragansett Bay. 60 vineyard acres, planted with diverse varietals, benefit from the island's long, cool growing seasons that serve to develop complex flavors and a rich bounty for harvest each year. Visitors can enjoy tastings in the winery. Newport Vineyards also offers dining at two restaurants and hosts a variety of events and live music all year long.
$17 per person for a wine flight and $15 per person for a beer flight. Prices are subject to change. Please visit the vendor's website for the most up-to-date information.
Open Sunday-Monday 11am -6pm; Tuesday - bar tastings only 11am -5pm; Wednesday - Thursday 11am - 6pm; Friday and Saturday - 11am to 7:30pm. Hours are subject to change. Please visit the vendor's website for the most up-to-date information.
what wine varieties are available at the vineyard?
Newport Vineyards offers 29 different red and white varietals and blends and one hard cider. Choose from classic favorites like merlot, chardonnay, pinot grigio, and cabernet sauvignon or try unique choices like the dark, fruity Rochambeau blend, the crisp Rising Tide blend or the sweet Tranquility blend. The winery also offers sparkling wine, port and dessert wines. Visit the website for a complete listing.
Is a tour required to participate in a wine tasting?
Tours are free and included with your wine tasting, but you can enjoy wine tasting, dine at the Vineyard Cafe and Brix Restaurant, or simply enjoy wandering the grounds without taking the tour. Reservations are required for groups of 6 or more. Visit the groups page for pricing and details.