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Haight-Brown Vineyard

29 Chestnut Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759-4101
(860) 567-4045
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Great place for a party

Had such a great time at HB vineyard celebrating my wife's bday with a party for 35. Great wine... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sean O
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Beautiful day at vineyard but poorly organized!

Visited this vineyard today since they were advertising an outside wine tastings, food and fair! It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen B
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Berlin, 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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“tasting room” (14 reviews)
“cheese plate” (7 reviews)
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29 Chestnut Hill Rd, Litchfield, CT 06759-4101
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The building is terrible and there is absolutely no attention to detail- flowers wilted and decaying deck. Please do yourself a favor and do not order the sangria as it tastes like cough syrup.

1  Thank Justin C
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Agree with a lot of the other reviews wine is mediocre at best, building needs a refresh and staff weren't welcoming. Nice sized bar for tasting and it's great they offer cheese, chocolate, etc to pair with your tasting although I didn't try it. If...More

2  Thank Anniek1105
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We have been going here for years since we are on the wine trail, the wines are not that bad but the quality doa's not seem there . The building could use a little TLC

2  Thank patrickperugino
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Haight-Brown is one of my favorite vineyards on the CT Wine Trail. Their wine is delicious, and it's unique in that you can sit at their tasting bar! (Very helpful if it's one of your last stops for the day!) The staff is knowledgable and...More

Thank dcampbellct
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you want to go for the experience, view, and wine tasting don't expect very good wine. But that's typical of Connecticut wines. It's a fun at a pretty location.

1  Thank Donna V
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a Sunday afternoon, expected there to be a big crowd but wasn't bad. Had a bottle of white wine. Very good! Did not do the tasting. Building can use a paint job, lawns weren't mowed where the picnic tables were and tables...More

2  Thank Amy D
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Jac D
7 September 2015|
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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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