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“Very misleading leaflet description”
Review of Bishop's Orchards

Bishop's Orchards
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Guilford
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

This place markets itself as a tourist destination but is not one. Its basically a glorified farm shop. Their "wines" are not made of grapes despite their leaflet implying they have home made chardonnay, cab sauvignon etc etc in addition to the other locally made wines they stock. They are all fruit wines like apple or pear. We had expected a big harvest festival atmosphere in beautiful surroundings from the promotional blurb but its just a farm shop on the side of a main road. We have better farm shops in the UK that I can visit any time without it being considered a tourist attraction. To be honest I probably wouldn't be so negative about the place if we hadn't made a special detour because the leaflet went so far overselling the place. Oversell and you might get visitors but not happy ones when they see what you are actually offering. Speaking of happy; the staff all seemed kind of miserable, what have you guys done to them?!

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

Part of the Connecticut Wine Trail. A very cool store/market with pretty much everything you need! Enjoyed the wine tasting and their Apple Cider Donuts are AMAZING!! You can pick your own fruit depending on the season. Also lots of other fresh produce, ready prepared meas and baked goods. Would love a 'Bishops Orchards' at home. Definitely make a visit - it's worth it!

Thank MandyAt
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Reviewed August 8, 2013

Long time family run sort of localized upscale with prices to match 'Whole Foods meets Trader Joe's.'

If they don't have it, you don't need it! From wine to pop-it-in-the-microwave gourmet meals, it's all here. Lots of local produce and a huge variety of every other category of food. Fresh made baked goods, etc., etc. And there's even the $9.00 stuffed organic roasting chicken. Definitely not Costco! We enjoyed roaming through the aisles and drooling over all the goodies, but a bit out of our range for weekly shopping.

Thank tazcat49
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

My favorite store in Guilford for truly fresh vegetables and fruits, and a vast selection of excellent cheeses. The store is attractive, the people are friendly, and it does baking on thepremises.Their apple cider is great.and samples are offered warm and mulled in the winter. What more could one ask? And yet there is more-many varieties of breads, cooked take home meals, meats and dairy products, flowers and candies. We are really fortunate to have this store in our community. I shop
here regularly.

Thank Connecticutosprey
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Reviewed August 3, 2013

And you can't get more local for us than Bishop's Orchards. The produce is so fresh and if so inclined you can even "Pick your Own" fruits as the season dictates.

As well as locally grown fresh fruits and veggies Bishop's has a great selection of prepared foods including wraps and salads. Now a part of the Connecticut Wine Trail BIshop's makes and sells their own wine along with a variety of wines from other local wineries.

The kids love to go over to see the Llamas too! There is always something for everyone here.

Thank margiegirl
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