New England Wineries to Know
Where to go wine tasting in New England.
Ahh, fall, the harbinger of winter. For optimists, however, the seasonal change invites expeditions into white-steepled church country to down apple-cider donuts, traipse through pumpkin patches, and photograph Mother Nature’s kaleidoscope of golds, yellows, and reds. Fall brings another annual milestone—harvest; and with it, another reason to head northeast—wine.
New England’s reputation for craft beer and, more recently, the cider renaissance, has overshadowed the area’s surprisingly viable wine industry. A study conducted by the University of Minnesota found that, in 2011, vineyards and wineries contributed $70.1 million (including 3,260 jobs and $36.7 million…