The annual Connecticut Wine Festival returns July 23 from noon to 7 p.m. and July 24 from noon to 6 p.m. at the Goshen Fairgrounds. The event features tastings of Connecticut wines and locally-produced specialty foods, live music and craft displays.
Participating wineries include Bishop’s Orchards, DiGrazia, Holmberg Orchards & Winery, Hopkins, Jonathan Edwards, Jones, Miranda, Paradise Hills, Priam, Savino, Sharpe Hill, Sunset Meadow, Taylor Brooke and White Silo.
The festival has its own page in the 2016 Passport to Connecticut Farm Wineries; wineries will not stamp their individual pages at the event. No pets or outside food and beverage will be allowed. ID is required.
Tickets are $27 in advance or $35 at the door and include a commemorative festival wine glass and tote bag. Designated driver tickets are $10. Information: 860-216-6439 and www.ctwine.com/wine-festival.