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Winery Tour for Restaurant Staff - August 13th

July 9, 2018

Lincoln Peak Winery Tour

Monday, August 13th - 1:00 - 3:00pm
142 River Road, New Haven VT


Throughout 2018, the Vermont Fresh Network is organizing field trips for restaurant staff interested in learning more about Vermont wines. This August 13th (Monday) we’ll be visiting Lincoln Peak Vineyard & Winery - a half mile north of Middlebury, just off Route 7.  

Lincoln Peak is an award winning winery that uses only grapes grown on their estate, with over 12 acres in production. They are known for their La Crescent and Marquette wines, and are one of the Vermont wineries establishing our state’s reputation for exceptional Marquettes. Their crisp white wine Black Sparrow (Louise Swenson, Prairie Star, and Adalmiina) is a popular menu feature, and is even on draft at Bar Antidote in Vergennes. 

In this visit you will learn about their winemaking process, growing grapes in Vermont, tasting notes for their wines, and more about the story of Vermont wine. You’ll have a chance to talk with winemaker Chris Granstrom about opportunities and challenges in selling more Vermont wine at Vermont restaurants.

The Lincoln Peak visit will run 1:00 - 3:00 pm on Monday, August 13th. Please RSVP by e-mailing with “Vineyard Tour” in the subject line. 

Please note that this event is open to VFN members and other restaurants, it is not designed for the general public. 

Read this earlier profile of winemaker Chris Granstrom on the DigInVT blog. Read about other activities in the wine project here

The Vermont Fresh Network Wine Project is offered in collaboration with the Vermont Grape and Wine Council. Read about all of our wine-related activities on the Wine Project page at

This project was supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service through grant 16-SCBGP-VT-0005. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the USDA.

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