Fall Guide

Pop a Cork

Fall is the perfect season for sampling your favorite red, white, or rosé. Find your new favorite bottle at one of these 10 Rhody wineries.

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If you’re looking for a cozy, local vineyard experience, tour Greenvale Vineyards. The quaint estate isn’t only known for producing delicious wine, but also for lovely views of the Sakonnet River, its rich history as a family farm, and live jazz on Saturdays through the start of November. Portsmouth 

Newport Vineyards promises to bring the Napa experience to Rhode Island. Alongside their fine, complex wines made from grapes grown on their 60-acre property, find their newest addition: Taproot Brewing Co. Middletown

Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard has been making and barrel-aging award-winning wine for over 40 years on its 150-acre property. Try a glass of their white, red, or rosé while sampling fresh fare from their Bar and Board Vineyard Bistro. Little Compton

Indulge in chocolate pairings, music, and wine tasting at Tapped Apple Winery & Cidery, a “Bring Your Own Food” establishment. Don’t forget to try their seasonal hard cider. Westerly 

Over 30 acres of vineyards, gardens, and woodlands provide a picturesque setting for sampling wine at Diamond Hill Vineyards. Winemaker Allan Berntson crafts small batches inspired by local New England fruit, with unique twists like Spiced Apple and Cranberry Apple – perfect for the season. Cumberland

At Nickle Creek Vineyards you’ll find great, hand-crafted wines in a warm environment catering to your palate – novice or connoisseur – and learn what food pairs best with your new favorite bottle. Foster

A combination winery and craft brewery, The Purple Cat Vineyard & Winery brings the best of both boozy worlds. Sip from your glass while enjoying their healthy bistro menu and watching performances by local theater talent. Chepachet

Once the home site of Governor Samuel Ward in 1875, Langworthy Farm boasts both a bed and breakfast and a winery. Sample any of their 16 wines and bring one home to serve at your next dinner party or save for yourself to savor glass by glass. Westerly

Overlooking Moswansicut Lake is Verde Vineyards, a winery proud to practice traditional wine-making techniques from the Rhône region in France. They invite guests to pack a picnic lunch and have a glass of white or red under the oak trees. Johnston

Mulberry Vineyards is nestled on a historical homestead in Chepachet, offering a trim list of reds and whites that promise great local flavor. It’s also a community gathering space for live music and book signings. Chepachet