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Tongues are wagging and confusion abounds. I’m here to set the neighborhood gossip to rest:  we’re NOT building on the corner of Rte 7 and River Rd.

 

We’re excited to have Silver Maple Construction as new neighbors on the corner. They bought the property last year, and the new building you see is their workshop. (Their offices are in the farmhouse.) Our vineyard wraps the corner property like an L.

 

Though perhaps you were hoping . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 5:06 pm

Sometimes, the beauty of the natural world doesn’t wait for you to stop and notice– it blasts your eyes, just to make sure you see. Yes, this moment (above) really happened on the 25th of January when ice coated every tendril and twig, and suddenly the sun broke free of the clouds. For similar fireworks for your taste buds, I hope you’ll join us for Wine & Chocolate Weekend.

By lincolnpeak / 10:34 pm

Happy New Year to all! May the coming year bring joy– and delicious wine– to you and yours.

— Chris & Michaela Granstrom, Sara Granstrom, & Roxanne Smith

By lincolnpeak / 6:37 pm

Support your local farmers and spend your money locally!

We’re offering a special for friends and family of Lincoln Peak Vineyard (you’re reading this– that’s you). Save $10 when you buy 6 (or more) bottles of wine. Free gift wrapping, too

Valid Nov 26-Dec 31, 2016. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Applicable to bottled wine only.

Please present this coupon– print or electronic– at purchase.

 

By lincolnpeak / 5:01 pm

I invited you to guess how many pounds of grapes we’ll harvest this fall (see here >>). The closest guesser will win a $35 gift certificate to Lincoln Peak Vineyard at the end of harvest.

 

Throughout this fall’s harvest, I’ll update you here on the blog with our progress. Stay tuned!

 

The guesses:

Rebecca B 550 John T 1,800 Deana N 2,500 Leslie M 8,200 Peggy P 30,000 Barbara H 30,000 Melinda . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 6:51 pm

Guess how many pounds of grapes we’ll harvest this year…

The closest guesser wins a $35 gift certificate to LPV!

 

— To enter, you may post to facebook, to instagram, email me, or stop by the tasting room.

— All guesses must be in by 5:00 pm on Saturday, Sept 17, 2016.

— I will post an official list of guesses so you can see the field.

— I will . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 6:37 pm

I’m thrilled to tell you that

Lincoln Peak Vineyard was named “Winery of the Year”

at the International Cold Climate Wine Competition, which was judged last Thursday, August 18.

 

Out of 365 wines from 64 commercial wineries across the US and Canada, our wines took home the most medals and awards! Awards were based on blind tastings by 20 expert judges, who include enologists, wine writers, restaurateurs, retailers, and wine educators. . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 2:08 pm

A group of wine writers visited Lincoln Peak Vineyard in June as part of Taste Camp and gave our wines some rave reviews. Here are a few of their thoughts:

 

On Limestone:

“At Lincoln Peak, the varietal La Crescent was good, but when blended with Frontenac Blanc for a wine they call “Limestone,” it shines bright. That wine is citrusy and faintly minerally.”

-Lenn Thompson, New York Cork Report

 

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By lincolnpeak / 5:06 pm

We’re releasing a brand-new wine in May. This dark red wine has smooth tannins and deep flavors of berries and herbs. We went to the history books for a name for this wine. Well, one history book in particular: the history of our town of New Haven back to its charter in 1761.

We name this wine in honor of the Farnsworth family, who farmed this land from 1816 to 1919. They would never have imagined that . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 8:44 pm

Our upcoming Mid-Winter Growler Party is featured on Boston.com’s Travel Blog. Check out the post here >>

The authors note that winter can be a sleepy time at wineries. Lincoln Peak will be hopping, however, on Saturday 1/30 with folks tasting the yet un-released 2015 vintage and filling their growlers straight from the tank. Join us for the fun!

Patricia Harris and David Lyon also write:

“Lincoln Peak confounds expectations by making excellent . Read More »

By lincolnpeak / 4:56 pm