Entertainment Line-Up

Here is the list of entertainment for this year’s Connecticut Wine Fest! The wine seminars and grape stomps will be held under the Green/White Tent – the other entertainment will be on the main stage.
Saturday July 25th
12p-1:30p Vince Thompson
2p-3:30p The Goods
3p-4p Wine Seminar – Renée Allen, Director, Wine Institute of New England
4-5:30p Mike Wilson (under the gazebo)
6p-8p The Cast of Beatlemania
Sunday July 26th
12p-1:30p Hummingbirds
2p-3p Grape Stomp
3:30p-4:30p Wine Seminar – Laureen Guerriero
2p-3:30p Thomas Angelo
4p-6p The Groove
Hope to see you there!

Entertainment and Vendor Line-Up

Here is this year’s entertainment and vendor line-up. Hope to see you there!


Saturday July 26th
12p-2p   Vince Thompson: http://www.reverbnation.com/vincethompson
1p-2p     Wine Seminar – Renee Allen: http://www.wineinstituteofnewengland.com
2p-4p    The Angel Annie Band
4p-7p    The Goods

Sunday July 27th
12p-2p   Mike Wilson: http://www.facebook.com/stacheCT
1p-2p     Wine Seminar – Laureen Guerriero
2p 1st    Annual Grape Stomp: sign-up at the merchandise tent or e-mail: festival.admin@ctwine.com
2p-4p    Thomas Angelo
4p-6p    Hummingbirds: http://www.hummingbirdsandfriends.com

Adams Hometown Market
Adams Hometown Market Grill
Annie Bananie Ice Cream
Cutting Edge Cuisine
Keifer’s Kettle Korn & Italian Ice
New England Apple Fritters
Plymouth Kettle Korn
Romy’s BBQ
The Cheesy Smoke House
The Ultimate BBQ
Zach and Lou’s Barbecue

CT Specialty Foods Vendors
Ariston Specialties
Capi Di Roma
Kathie’s Kitchen
Southern Relishes
Warren’s Foods
Winding Drive

Other Vendors
Arpaia Lang
Cork & Brew
Cutco Cutlery
Gems & Things
Hartford Courant
JD’s Salsa in Seconds
Kelly’s Crystals
Liberty Mutual
L’il Jewels
Nantu Tamia Creations
Next Step Living
Painted by the Shore
Pearl Odyssey
Power Home Remodeling Group
Recycled Bottle Crafts
Rescom Exteriors
Silpada Jewelry
Silverleaf Resorts
The Flavored Olive
The Olive Oil Factory
Waddell & Reed
Word Couture



Here’s the entertainment schedule for this year’s Wine Fest. All entertainment takes place on the stage located directly behind the Gazebo at the fair entrance.

Saturday July 27th
12p–2p          Vince Thompson
1p-3:30pm*  Renee B. Allen (wine seminar)
2p–4p            Tom Angelo
4p-7p             TBD
Sunday July 28th
12p–2p         Matt Lefevre
1p-3:30pm  Laureen Guerriero (wine seminar)
2p–4p          The Goods
4p–6p          Donny Sawyer (www.donnysawyer.com)

Participating Wineries & Advanced Ticket Sales

At this year’s CT Wine Festival, there will be 12 participating wineries, which include:

  • Sunset Meadow Vineyards
  • Jones Winery
  • Taylor Brooke Winery
  • Hopkins Vineyard
  • Jonathan Edwards Winery
  • Priam Vineyards
  • Bishops Orchards Winery
  • White Silo Winery
  • Stonington Vineyards
  • DiGrazia Vineyards
  • Miranda Vineyards
  • Sharpe Hill Vineyards

There will be two buildings, which house the wineries, Buildings A and B on the Goshen Fairgrounds. When you enter the festival on either 7/27 or 7/28, please pick up a brochure. Within, you will find out where each winery is located, participating vendors, wine pick up procedures, the entertainment schedule, and much more!

The following vineyards are selling advanced tickets (Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate) until 7/21 at the following locations:

  • Sunset Meadow Vineyards
  • Hopkins Vineyard
  • Taylor Brooke Winery
  • Bishop’s Orchards Winery
  • Adams Hometown Market (available starting Friday 6/28)

We hope to see you there!

2013 Connecticut Wine Festival

This year’s Connecticut Wine Festival will be held on the Goshen Fairgrounds in rural Goshen, CT on Saturday, July 27th from 12pm-7pm and Sunday, July 28th from 12pm-6pm. Taste the best of Connecticut’s wineries. Sample locally produced specialty foods. Enjoy live music. Browse for handicrafts and more. It’s all happening at the Connecticut Wine Festival.