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Haight-Brown Vineyard

29 Chestnut Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759-4101
+1 860-567-4045
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One of my favorite wineries, but today I was not totally pleased

Today we had a nice young man who greeted us in a welcoming manner. We bought two bottles of wine... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
pkbehappy
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CT
Great staff and wine!

I’ve been to the vineyard and had a great time! Also did the sunset train ride where they did... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
sltaime
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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Haight-Brown Vineyard takes great pride in being part of a wine industry in Connecticut that is steadily building a reputation in the eyes of those who enjoy the world’s fine wines. Haight-Brown Vineyard, Inc. is Connecticut's oldest winery, opening its doors in 1975. The winery is located in Litchfield Ct. in the northwest part of the state . The Litchfield vineyard grows 45 –50 tons of grapes per year and produces Vinifera wines and French Hybrid blended wines. Retail wine is available for sale and includes the familiar Chardonnay, Merlot, Riesling etc., as well as seasonal varieties such as AppleCrannie, Spring Fling etc. Seasonal events begin with the Annual Barrel Tasting in April, followed by the Festival on the Farm in June, and our Fall Harvest Festival in September. Sales are predominantly from the winery, with some special label business and package store distribution in the local area. The company does not sell out-of-state. Call 860-567-4045 for additional information print and fax our online form . Haight-Brown Vineyard, LLC. is a founding member of the Connecticut WINE TRAIL , where one can plan a visit to the state’s fine wineries. A pleasant and well-stocked salesroom, staffed with courteous personnel, coupled with wine tasting awaits your visit.
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29 Chestnut Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759-4101
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Today we had a nice young man who greeted us in a welcoming manner. We bought two bottles of wine then sat near the fire. There was a gal working there who wore a hat, she was not pleasant or nice.....She was not a welcoming...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been to the vineyard and had a great time! Also did the sunset train ride where they did tastings. All the wines were great and they were very knowledgeable and friendly!

Thank sltaime
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

3rd visit here. Good wine, good pours, nice atmosphere. Staff is what makes this place. My vote for best vineyard tasting staff. Even took back the rare bottle of bad wine. +++++++++.

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

Decided to stop here while driving threw Litchfield. The tasting is for 8 wines so we decided just to have a glass and sit outside on the deck. My wife had a glass of white wine that ok nothing special, I had a glass of...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I went on a visit when it opened under new management. The tour was very interesting and the view is wonderful. Great visit!

Thank candeegreen
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Pleasant trip and went for the wine tasting. Nothing really special and did not buy any. The apple wine was awful, trust me do not try it before lunch. Chardonnay seems so out of place here and the taste was pedestrian. The other wines were...More

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Had such a great time at HB vineyard celebrating my wife's bday with a party for 35. Great wine and food, and the chocolate/wine pairing was a hit. Enjoyed a beautiful night on the veranda overlooking the vineyard at sunset. Sue made the planning so...More

Thank Sean O
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this vineyard today since they were advertising an outside wine tastings, food and fair! It was twenty dollars a person to get in. They had two rows of tents set up on the sides of one big row . You actually had to walk...More

2  Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to head to the winery to enjoy the day with a drive and some wine. Beautiful day so we choose our wine and sat out in the deck. My husband decided he wanted something to munch in so he went back in and ordered...More

Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We had the standard wine tasting. All of the wines were drinkable, with the exception of the apple wine. This seems out of place in a venue that is serious about its wines. We did like the railway white, and the California Cabernet, but the...More

Thank TomM1951
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Jac D
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Any hours we are open. Weekends, to taste,you must be at the bar by 6 pm. Thanks
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