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"A four-season vacation destination"
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Waterbury, Vermont

Vermont Breweries and Wineries

Vermont: home to some of the best micro-breweries in the country!
Did you know Vermont has more breweries per capita than any other state in the country?
Known for their rich, craft brewed beers, Vermont breweries have been attracting visitors for
many years. Waterbury is centrally located for visiting most of the breweries in Vermont.
But it's not just breweries where artisans are crafting delightful drinks. Vineyards have been
a part of the agricultural landscape for many years and are now perfecting grapes that thrive
in this climate. The number of wineries is growing and forecasts say they want to make Vermont
known as much for wine as beer.

Listed on this page are a selection of northern Vermont breweries and wineries to help plan
your visit. 

 

The Alchemist Cannery

Alchemist Heady-Topper

35 Crossroad
Waterbury, VT 05676
802-244-7744
http://www.alchemistbeer.com/cannery
Open 7 days a week from 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
A new 15 barrel brewery where Heady Topper, an american-style double IPA, is being brewed and
canned at the new facility. Retail shop, tasting room and self-guided tour. 

 

Artesano Meadery

Artesano

1334 Scott Hwy
Groton, VT  05046
Ph: 802.584.9000
www.artesanomead.com
Email: info@artesanomead.com
Open Memorial Day - Columbus Day Weekends
Thursday - Sunday and Holiday Mondays
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm  
Mead, a wine made from honey, is mankind's oldest and most revered fermented beverage. Artesano
produces high quality mead from pure, raw Vermont honey and locally grown fruit. Come visit our
meadery and tasting room to discover this fascinating beverage.

 

Boyden Valley Winery

Boyden Valley Winery

64 VT Route 104
Cambridge, VT 05444
www.boydenvalley.com
info@boydenvalley.com
802-644-8151
Open May 1st – December 31st Daily 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
January 1st – April 30th Friday, Saturday, & Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Boyden Valley Winery, a fourth generation family farm produces international award-winning
Vermont wines; bold red wines, elegant white wines, light and flavorful rosé and fruit wines,
“Vermont Ice” : the premier line of Vermont ice wines, and the NEW Vermont Ice Apple Crème
liqueur. We offer tastings daily from 10am-5pm, “French Gourmet” cheese plates daily from 10 am

- 4 pm, and FREE tours daily at 11:30 and 1:00.

 

Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery

Fresh Tracks

4373 Vermont Route 12
Berlin, VT 05602
www.freshtracksfarm.com
Email freshtracks@wildblue.net
Summer Hours:
Wednesday 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Friday 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Saturday  11:00 - 6:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 - 6:00 pm
Fresh Tracks Farm produces award-winning wines from our 14 acres of vineyards. We are committed
to our wines, our vines and the environment. We produced our first wine in 2006 and are
continually fine-tuning our approaches to farming and fermentation in order to produce the
highest quality wines. Our Tasting Room provides an inviting place to relax and enjoy a glass
of wine with friends. Visitors can sample wines, browse through our products, or take some time
to stroll through the nearby vineyards.

 

Grand View Winery

Grand View Winery

802.456.7012
www.grandviewwinery.com
Email: vermontwine@grandviewwinery.com
2113 Max Gray Rd
E. Calais VT 05650.
Just off Rte 14. 
Open 11:00 am - 5:00 pm daily for tours/tastings/retail from the end of may to the end of Oct.
Retail Tasting Room:
3600 Stowe Waterbury Rd
Waterbury Center, VT 05677. Rte 100 at the Cold Hollow Cider Mill.
Open seven days a week from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm tastings and retail sales.
The winery is off the beaten path with spectacular views. Close by is Cabot Creamery’s Visitor
Ccenter and Bragg Farm Maple. We do grape wines, but specialize in non-grape wines winning
numerous national and International awards: most recently; cranberry/Double Gold, Strawberry
Rhubarb/Gold, and Pear/Silver. The tasting room is conveniently just up the road from Ben &
Jerry’s at the tasty Cold Hollow Cider Mill.

 

Hill Farmstead Brewery

Hill Farmstead Brewery

403 Hill Rd.
Greensboro Bend, VT. 05842
802-533-7450
www.hillfarmstead.com
Retail shop hours: Wed-Sun noon - 5:00 pm
Hill Farmstead Brewery is the culmination of travel and insight, of friendships and
explorations, and of realizing a sense of one's place. Upon the hand hewn land of our
forebears, we honor eight generations of Greensboro ancestry by thoughtfully engaging with our
heritage and with our distinctive beers.

 

Jasper Murdock's Alehouse at The Norwich Inn

Jasper Murdoch Alehouse

325 Main Street, PO Box 908, Norwich, VT  05055
www.norwichinn.com/
Email: innkeeper@norwichinn.com
Open to the public: Pub & Dining Room: Tues - Sunday 11:30 am, Dinner 7 days per week; 4:30 pm
- 9:30 pm S-TH, 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm F-S
Jasper Murdock's Alehouse is Norwich Inn's brew pub. We feature a variety of ales and lagers
brewed in our own brewery and our menu includes both pub fare and entrees that can be enjoyed
in either the pub or in our restaurant. Outdoor seating is available when the weather
cooperates.

 

Lincoln Peak Vineyard and Winery

Lincoln Peak Vineyard and Winery

142 River Rd
New Haven, VT  05472
802-388-7368
www.lincolnpeakvineyard.com
Email: vermontwine@gmail.com
Open Daily 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, plus 11:00 am - 6:00 pm on Fridays. 
We're located three miles north of Middlebury and 30 miles south of Burlington, just off Route 7.
We grow 12 acres of hardy vines, harvest grapes by hand, and make wine in the barn we built. 
We're a family farm devoted to sustainable farming practices and the creation of new and
delicious wines.  We're always happy to share with you what we're working on here.  Stop by and
visit! Our tasting room is open every day through the summer and fall (check our website for
winter/spring hours), and the porch by the pond is a great place for picnics.  We offer free
tastings of our award-winning wines, wine by the glass or the bottle, and local cheese to
accompany it.  We recommend calling ahead for tours.

 

Magic Hat Brewing Company

Magic Hat

5 Bartlett Bay Rd.
S. Burlington, VT 05403
802-658-BREW
www.magichat.net
Email: artifactory@magichat.net
Hours:
M-S: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday: Noon to 6:00 pm
Guided Tours:
Thursday/Friday: 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 pm
Saturday: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:30pm
The Magic Hat Brewery has been putting a performance into every bottle of beer since 1994.
Today, the South Burlington, VT-based brewery is cranking out 400 bottles of beer every minute
and the brewing process, in all its strange and satisfying glory, has never been more
accessible.
The Magic Hat Artifactory, the nerve center of it all, is located in South Burlington, VT, and
is ready to take your taste buds to places you never knew existed! The Growler Bar is a sight
to behold with 30 taps a flowin' and a constantly changing line-up of Magic Hat's best beers,
including all our year-round offerings, the current seasonal and even some experimental brews!
Come take in the mysterious ambience created by the best tasting beer on the planet!

 

Shelburne Vineyard

Shelburne Vineyard

6308 Shelburne Road
Shelburne VT 05482
802-985-8222
www.shelburnevineyard.com
galbert@shelburnevineyard.com
Open seven days a week all year from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, except New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day
and Christmas Day.
Savor our internationally recognized award-winning wines and discover VT's newest secret--how
we make world-class wines from VT and regionally grown grapes.  Then tour our state-of-the art
Winery, stroll or picnic among the Vines and sip our selection of White, Red, Rosé, Late
Harvest and Ice Wines as you learn about our adventure growing grapes and making wine in VT's
northern climate.  Tasting includes souvenir wineglass.  Located just minutes from downtown
Burlington, our warm and inviting Tasting Room is also the perfect location for your special
event or celebration.

 

Switchback Brewing Company

Switchback Brewing
Physical Address: 160 Flynn Avenue, Burlington, VT 05406
www.facebook.com/switchbackbrewingcompany
Email: Unfiltered@switchbackvt.com
Phone: 802-651-4114
Switchback Brewing Company is open to the public for tours and tastings every Saturday at 1:00
and 2:00 pm. Reservations are required as tour size is limited. To make a reservation call the
brewery during normal business hours M-F 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Located in Burlington, Vermont, Switchback Brewing Company was founded in 2002 by a formally
trained master brewer and his friend, the vision was to concentrate limited resources into
making just a few beers to achieve the highest quality possible. The success of Switchback Ale
beer has driven constant expansion for over seven years and made possible the release of three
Rotating Specials, Roasted Red Ale, Porter, and Slow-Fermented Brown Ale.


Trapp Family Brewery

Trapp Lager
700 Trapp Hill Road
Stowe, Vermont 05672
800-826-7000 (Nationwide & Canada)
802-253-8511 (In Vermont)
www.trappfamily.com
Email: info@trappfamily.com
DeliBakery & Brewery open 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Austrian-style craft brewed lagers.


Vermont Pub and Brewery

Vermont Pub & Brewery

144 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
www.vermontbrewery.com, Email: mcn@vermontbrewery.com
Open Sun - Weds 11:30am - 1:00 am, Thurs - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
The Vermont Pub & Brewery is Vermont’s original brewpub. Conveniently located a block from
Church Street toward the Burlington Waterfront. It is the place to stop for the freshest pint
of beer and home style food at the best prices. It was opened in 1988 by Brewmaster Greg Noonan
and has continued to be a landmark in Vermont. The world class beer selection offers something
for everyone, all unfiltered with no preservatives. Almost a quarter century later, VPB remains
at the leading edge for a creative assortment of freshly brewed beer! The outdoor patio is a
true delight for guests during the beautiful Vermont summer days and the indoors are to the
likes of a British pub, housing artifacts from around the world. The Vermont Pub & Brewery is
the place to go whether you are traveling through Vermont or live down the street!

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