Wine, Beer, and Spirit Tastings in the Area – from the Middlebury Tasting Trail
Lincoln Peak Winery – Open daily 11-5 – 142 River Rd. New Haven, VT
Wine tasting: $5 to taste five wines, includes a souvenir wine glass.
“Come taste wine, enjoy a glass on the porch, and walk in the vineyard.” Visit their website or call 802-388-7368 to check out live music events at the vineyard or to call ahead with big groups.
Woodchuck Hard Cider – Wed-Fri 11-6, Sat & Sun 11-5 – 1321 Exchange St. Middlebury, VT
The new Cider House features a tour center, a gift shop, and a tasting bar. Visit their website or call 802-385-3656 to learn more about tours and exciting events offered throughout the summer!
Appalachian Gap Distillery – Open daily 1-5 – 88 Mainelli Rd. Suite 1 Middlebury, VT
Visit their website or call 802-989-7362 to find out more information about the unique spirits offered, or drop by for free samples and a view of the the distillery!
Otter Creek Brewing Company – Open daily 11-6 – 793 Exchange St. Middlebury, VT
Drop by the brewery any day of the week to try the newest offerings, and stay “for a delicious menu and curated list of local Vermont cheese and a healthy dose of salads, sandwiches, and sides”. Also available for take-out! For more information call 802-388-0727, or visit their website.
Drop-In Brewing – Mon-Sat 11-7 and Sun 12-5 – 610 Rt. 7 South Middlebury, VT
“The Drop-In Brewing facility contains a brand new Newlands 15bbl brewing system, a tasting room complete with growlers and apparel, and is the permanent home of the American Brewers Guild – the nation’s premier brewing school for the craft brewing industry”. – Drop-In Brewing