A Fine Taste Of New England At Chamard Vineyard

The Hartford Courant

Connoisseurs of Chardonnay, masters of Merlot, critics of Cabernet; and those who simply enjoy a glass of wine now and then, will find a tranquil environment at Chamard Vineyard.

Set back on a windy road, over hills and through some very 'New England' woods, Chamard is a welcome respite with all the charm of Grandmother's house.

A dirt road leads you between rows of grapevines to the warm stone house, nesting a wine cellar full of reds, whites, and blushes.

During the gray and seemingly endless winter months, the rustic fireplace will draw you inside; it won't take long for you to prop your feet up, admire a few photographs of the vineyard, and request a glass of Chamard Merlot.


Tours and tastings year-round: tours of the wine cellar are given at 1 p.m.

Tour the wine making facility daily at 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.

Private Tours can be scheduled in advance at 11:30 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.

Private Tours charge $50.00 plus $5.00 per person for groups comprised of over 10 guests.

Wine tastings are $5.00, wines by the glass are $5.00-$7.00.


Tuesday through Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed on most major holidays


Exit 63 off 1-95.

Turn left onto Route 81 north.

Turn left on to Walnut Hill Road.

Follow Walnut Hill for 8/10 mile.

Merge into Cow Hill Road; Vineyard on the left.

Website: www.chamard.com

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