The 10 Best Wineries in Rhode Island!

When most Americans think of wine regions, their minds immediately go to Napa Valley in California. But did you know that all the way on the other side of the country, Rhode Island’s own farmers are busy perfecting their own local wines? Take a drive out along the New England countryside and make sure to book a tasting tour at one of these fine wineries in the Ocean State!

1. Newport Vineyards, Middletown, RI

Newport Vineyards brings a quintessential Napa experience to New England. Book a tasting and sample five of the vineyard’s own wines, and then keep the glass after! With a location so close to downtown Newport, you have no excuse not to go! 

2. Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, Compton, RI

This lovely vineyard is home to a tiny, cozy café for wine sampling during the winter months and an even prettier outdoor seating area with an expansive view during the summer and fall. As you cruise down Route 77 and make your way toward the winery, you’ll know that you’re heading toward an incredible experience.

3. Nickle Creek Vineyard, Foster, RI

Hidden back in the woods of Foster, Rhode Island, is this beautiful little vineyard, just miles away from the highest point in Rhode Island. Run by a family, Nickle Creek Vineyard and their incredible staff will take care of you from start to finish. Enjoy their extensive selection of wines, including lots of fruit wines, too!

4. Greenvale Vineyards, Portsmouth, RI

During tastings during the summer, this vineyard blasts live music and welcomes crowds to their beautiful, expansive property. This vineyard touts the fact that their grapes are grown right on their property. Enjoy a picnic on the grounds or enjoy tasting indoors!

5. Verde Vineyards, Johnston, RI

While this vineyard may seem off the beaten path, it’s a popular place for wine tasting in Rhode Island, and it has rightly earned its reputation! The vineyard was started by biology professor Jim Verde, who was inspired by his passion for science to open a vineyard during his retirement.

6. Purple Cat Winery and Vineyard, Chepachet, RI

This winery truly embraces Rhode Island’s quirky culture. The staff is friendly, the piano player supplies a fun atmosphere and to add to the fun, when you’re reviewing wines you can rate them from one to five “cats,” adding a “dog” if the wine really pleased your taste buds!

7. Langworthy Farm Winery, Westerly, RI

This little winery is a peaceful place to enjoy a wine tasting. Their wine sommeliers are friendly and knowledgeable, and will gracefully welcome you to this Rhode Island country setting. 

8. Diamond Hill Vineyards, Cumberland, RI

Getting to this vineyard, you’ll take a dirt road all the way down to a grass parking lot and then walk up to a lovely Victorian home setting. Like any local vineyard, you’ll love the customized and cozy experience. Their specialty? Fruit wines you’re sure to love! 

9. Mulberry Vineyard, Chepachet, RI

You will be sure to love the sweet family that runs this vineyard! The tasting area is spacious and big enough to welcome large crowds. Though the vineyard is fairly new, guests love the place and also enjoy taking little hikes around the property, too!

10. Leyden Farm and Winery, West Greenwich, RI

Although Leyden Farm and Winery does not grow their own grapes, they do still offer a great space for picnicking and trying lots of their fruit wines! Guests love their charming property and excellent service. 

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3145 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, RI
Open: Year-Round Diamond Hill Vineyards is a second generation family run vineyard and winery set in over 30 acres of vineyards, beautiful gardens ... Read More
582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, RI
Open: Year-Round About Us Greenvale Vineyards located along the beautiful Sakonnet River in Portsmouth, RI, five miles north of downtown Newport. T... Read More
909 East Main Road (Route 138), Middletown, RI
Open: Year-Round Newport Vineyards was originally planted in 1977 on a hill overlooking Rhode Island Sound with the goal of producing fine wines a... Read More
162 West Main Road, Little Compton, RI
Open: Year-Round Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyards, in Little Compton, Rhode Island was founded in 1975 on the well-researched premise that the microcli... Read More
162 West Main Road, Little Compton, RI
Hours  Daily: 11am - 5pm About Founded in 1975, Sakonnet Vineyard rests on 150 acres of land, 30 of which have produced our award-winning w... Read More
160 Plain Meeting House Road, West Greenwich, RI
About For three generations, Christmas trees perfumed the grounds at Leyden Farm & Winery. In 2010, though, the Leyden family became intereste... Read More
12 King Road, Foster, RI
About Steven and Sheri’s journey began in the 2007 when they discovered the property in Foster RI and after much research they deemed the lo... Read More
308 Shore Road, Route 1A, Westerly, RI
Open: Year Round About Us: Langworthy Farm Winery is located on Scenic Rte. 1A in Westerly, Rhode Island,situated one half mile fromthe ocea... Read More
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