Quench your thirst at one of Newport County's vineyards & breweries.

 

Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard

162 W Main Road, Little Compton
Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard opened in 1975 in Little Compton on the premise that the micro climate and soil conditions found along the Southeastern New England coast closely resemble some of the great wine regions of the world (Think France). The vineyard produces more than 30,000 cases annually from the 50 planted acres.
Tours & Tastings: Tastings are daily and include 7 samples of estate wines and a keepsake glass for $14 per person. Tours leave every hour from 12-3 pm.

Carolyn

 

Greenvale Vineyards


582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth 
Greenvale Farm has been in the same family since 1863. It is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places. Beautiful grapes, delicious estate grown wines and the creation of a wonderful destination for visitors culminate the Greenvale experience.  Committed to historic preservation, conservation of open space, and fine wines, they produce approximately 3,500 cases of wine annually from 24 acres of grapes.
Tours & Tastings: Open Monday through Saturday, 11 am through 4 pm and Sundays noon to 4 pm. Public tours are at 2 pm daily. Tastings include seven different varieties of wine and a wine glass to keep for $12 per person.
Tour the vineyard here. 

Greenvale Vineyards

 

Newport Distilling Company (aka Thomas Tew Distillery) 
 

293 JT Connell Road, Newport
Newport Distilling Company is run by four college friends who one day decided they didn't want to just work a "job." With a passion for beer and the science behind it, they  opened Newport Distilling Co. in 2006, at which time it became the first licensed distillery in Rhode Island in 135 years. and its rum is named for local pirate Thomas Tew.
Tours & Tastings: Guided tours/tastings are Sunday, Monday through Thursday from 12-5pm, Friday and Saturday from noon-6pm; Tours leave daily at 3 pm. Self guided tours available.

 

Thomas Tew Rum

 

Newport Storm Brewery


296 JT Connell Road, Newport
Newport Storm Brewery was started by the same four guys who started Newport Distilling company in 1999. The four operate both companies under the same roof today.
Tours & Tastings: Guided tours/tastings are Sunday, Monday through Thursday from 12-5pm, Friday and Saturday from noon-6pm; Tours leave daily at 3 pm. Self guided tours available.

 

Newport Vineyards


909 E Main Road, Middletown 
After a multi-million dollar renovation, Newport Vineyards includes a 60-acre vineyard, Brix Restaurant, The Marketplace, Fatulli's Bakery & Deli, a new Tasting Room, a new Tank Room as well as expanded facilities. The vineyard was originally established in 1977 with the goal of producing fine wines as a way of preserving agricultural land from rapid development. Today, they produce a variety of quality, award winning wines.
Tours & Tastings: Tastings are available Wednesday through Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday noon to 5pm, and include five different varieties of wine and a souvenir glass for $15 per person. Public tours are available daily at 1pm and 3pm and hourly on Saturdays from 11am-4pm.

Newport Vineyards