Christine’s Coastal Wine Trail: Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard
Driving Distance from NB: 35 minutes via highway or 45 minutes the scenic route (map here)
Caroyln's Sakonnet Vineyards in Little Compton, RI is a boutique vineyard in Rhode Island and has been known for many years as Sakonnet Vineyards. In 2012, Carolyn Rafaelian, owner and creative director of ALEX AND ANI, purchased the 163 acre vineyard and renamed it Carolyn's Sakonnet Vinyeard.
Carolyn's produces 19 wines on site including Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Vidal Blanc, Lemberger, Merlot, Chancellor, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Gris. with their newest additions of Malbec and Alborino.
They even have a cafe on site for food to pair with your wines. Choose from appetizers, sandwiches, grilled pizzas, soup and salads- all made with fresh, local ingredients.
Carolyn's invites you to bring your own chair and blanket or enjoy their picnic tables and Adirondack chairs, take in the breeze and a sunset!
Carolyn's is open Sunday through Thursday from 12 – 5p and Friday & Saturday 12 - 7p. A sampling includes 7 samples of estate wines and a keepsake glass for $14 per person or with use of your 2017 Vintner's Tasting Ticket. Check out their full schedule here, as times change seasonally.
The Coastal Wine Trail winds through the heart of the Southeastern New England- from Cape Cod through Connecticut. Spend two to three days winding through historic cities and charming villages to visit the fourteen locally owned wineries that call this region home. With the Coastal Wine Trail Passport, you'll receive 2 tastings at all 14 locations (a value of $298) for just $89. when you use promo code Fun107 at checkout.