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Haight-Brown Vineyard

Address: 29 Chestnut Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759
Phone Number: (800) 577-9463
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Ranked #5 of 14 Attractions in Litchfield
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Haight-Brown Vineyard takes great pride in being part of a wine industry in Connecticut that is...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Owner description: 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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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have visited a few vineyards in CT and this is one of my favorites. I did the wine and chocolate tasting which was very good. There was a great variety of wines to taste and the guy who assisted us was very knowledgeable and friendly. Nice patio, lots of products for sale. I would recommend this vineyard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Haight-Brown is one of my favorite CT Wineries. It is relaxing to sit at the bar for a wine tasting. The chocolate and cheese plate adds to the fun of the tasting and an adventure each time trying new cheeses. This winery is such a favorite that I visit more then once a year. There are stairs to get to... More 

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Fairfield County, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Great shopping, tons of room to taste, great patio, good views, easy to get to, nice picnic spots. Having said that the staff was not up to par with there competitors. They had a help wanted sign on the door so that is a good sign.

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Mesa, Arizona, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Had a great evening visiting the vineyard with a group of friends for an evening of painting and wine. Funky, fun vineyard with very accomodating employees.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

We didn't want to pay to sample wine Why would you pay to sample wine that you might not like (except for a couple) We did buy a single glass of wine each so we could enjoy the view outside Which overlooks the vineyard which was nice, but the dry white wine was tasteless

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Norwich, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We stopped here for the tasting and ended up doing the full flight, which is 10 wines for $12 and you keep the glass. Your other option is 6 wines for $9. We figured they had enough uniqueness and variety to try them all. They have drys and semi-drys and a nice mix of reds and whites, as well as... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

When I go to a vineyard, the experience hinges on not only the wine, but the server, the conversation, the ambiance. The woman who poured our wine did just that, and nothing else. She didn't greet us, barely looked at us, went through the descriptions on auto pilot. We were not even there half hour she rushed us through so... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Wife and I decided to visit some of CT farm wineries, and I chose Haight-Brown as our starting point. Was there on a Friday (highly recommended) so not too crowded. Our server was knowledgable about our wines being tasted, and I liked the info on what cheese to serve with each. Servings were good size, and we were able to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We went for a tasting off a groupon but didn't realize it didn't include weekends. They honored the face value. Which was nice of them. Very good wines tasting. They have outdoor seating in the vineyard to enjoy a bottle with food you brought.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We went there for a tasting and stayed over 2 hrs. The owner is straightforward and sarcastic in a good way! She really knows her wine though. We really enjoyed our time at the tasting bar with her!

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