Christine’s Coastal Wine Trail: Greenvale Vineyards
Driving Distance from New Bedford: 36 minutes (Map here)
Greenvale Vineyards in Portsmouth, Rhode Island gives you all of the Newport feelings without the Newport Traffic. Greenvale has 28,000 vines planted on 28 acres of land and offers tastings inside of their renovated 1863 farm house- a property that has been in the family just as long!
This vineyard produce eight styles of wine including Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Gris, Vidal Blanc, and Elms Meritage. For $12 a person (or with your Vintner's Tasting Ticket) you can taste all eight styles of wine, any day of the week!
Join them down at the farm for some of their social events. Blue Grass Fridays from 5-8p (free), Jazz Series Tastings on Saturdays from 1-4p ($15/person) and their Folk Series from 2-5p on Sundays (free).
Greenvale is the place to go if you want to waste away the day in Newport without the hustle and bustle.
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 Vintners Tasting Ticket you'll receive 2 tastings at all 14 locations (a value of $298) for just $89 when you use code FUN107 at checkout