Ariella grape-stomping at Haight-Brown Vineyard
The tasting room includes a custom built wine bar for conducting wine tastings guided by the knowledge of our educated and friendly staff, an upstairs patio and downstairs terrace for sipping wine on lazy summer days, and two stone fireplaces for lingering during chilly ones. There is also a picnic grove for enjoying your own food with Haight-Brown wines, a cheese nook and retail area as well as several private rooms (Vine Room, Cask Room, etc) for a more intimate tasting or private party affair.
Haight-Brown Vineyard resides on eight pastoral acres atop historic Chestnut Hill.
- Connecticut's first established winery.
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Average Bottle Price
After graduating from Elsenburg near Stellenbosch, Jacques completed his first vintage at Flagstone then Jordan Estate, Tokara Estate, Boordy Vineyards in Baltimore, MD, Steenberg Vineyards, Joostenberg and Waterkloof Winery. Since then he has decided to accept an opportunity at HBV and a chance to work again in the United States – the East Coast.
In his spare time, Jacques enjoys surfing, hiking, fishing and a good braai (barbeque) with friends.
Jacques is participating regularly in cellar tours and will be hosting occasional winemaker dinners. We are delighted with his arrival – please stop by and welcome Jacques to HBV and to Litchfield.
Estate Vineyards / AVA
Haight-Brown Vineyard owns and leases over twenty acres for its winery and vineyards. The vineyard grows vinifera and hybrids including Chardonnay, Chardonelle, Marechal Foch, Dechaunoc, Marquette, and Seyval Blanc. Its current growing capacity has the ability to produce yields upwards of thirty-five tons annually.