As you begin creating a list of the fun things to do in CT, while at Saybrook Point Resort & Marina you should know that Connecticut features many incredible wineries. The Connecticut Wine Trail is made up of 26 local wineries that are sprinkled throughout our beautiful state. Whether you’re on a romantic getaway or are just in town for the weekend you’ll want to add a wine tasting to your list of things to do! Keep reading to learn more about the Connecticut Wine Trail wineries are located near our Old Saybrook Point Resort & Marina.
The Connecticut Wine Trail features the Chamard Vineyards in Clinton, CT, which is only ten miles from our Old Saybrook Point Resort & Marina. Upon walking up to the winery building, you’ll notice a charming New England design where modern meets rustic. The winery features an underground cellar along with barrel aging rooms that you’ll be able to tour during your visit. You’ll also be able to have a farm-to-table experience in their on-site French-inspired Bistro that features locally sourced ingredients. During the summer season, enjoy a glass of wine paired with artisan cheese out on the front deck while watching the sunset over the beautiful vineyard. Throughout the colder seasons, you’ll be able to post up in the tasting room and relax during the evening listening to live music. There are always fun things to do in CT at this local winery, so be sure to check out their Events page to see what is happening when you visit.
Bishop’s Orchards Winery
A second winery not too far from Old Saybrook, CT, is Bishop’s Orchards Winery, which is also on the Connecticut Wine Trail. There’s a variety of fun things to do in CT at the orchard as this locale features a market and farm in addition to the winery! Since the farm produces a variety of fruits such as pears, strawberries, raspberries, apples, and peaches, the wines are very fruit-forward. Not only does the winery produce over 11 varieties of delicious wine, but they also have a famous Hard Apple Cider. There’s no need to make a tasting reservation at the local winery in Guildford as they are offered daily without a required appointment.
Try an Award-Winning Brunch at our Old Saybrook Point Resort & Marina
When you’re looking for fun things to do in CT throughout your stay, stop into one of the local wineries on the Connecticut Winery Trail as you will not be disappointed! During your stay, you’ll also be able to enjoy a glass or two of wine at Fresh Salt, the on-site restaurant at our Old Saybrook Point Resort & Marina. Salt Fresh features a seemingly endless list of red, white, rose, and sparkling wine options as well as Connecticut craft beers. Salt Fresh also features an award-winning brunch every Sunday morning from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. To learn more about what makes Salt Fresh one of the best Old Saybrook restaurants visit our dining page online. Please give us a call today at 1-844-505-4520 for reservations or book your stay on our website.