The annual Connecticut Wine Festival returns July 25 from noon to 7 p.m. and July 26 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 Orchard Winery, Priam Vineyards, Jonathan Edwards Winery, Sharpe Hill Vineyards, Miranda Vineyards, Hopkins Vineyard, Paradise Hills Vineyards, Taylor Brooke Winery, Jones Farm Winery, Sunset Meadow Vineyards, DiGrazia Vineyards and White Silo Winery.
The festival has its own page in the 2015 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 $25 in advance or $32 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.