Priam Vineyards, Colchester

#10 of 12 in Wineries in Mystic Country
Priam Vineyards was founded in 1998 in Colchester, CT by Gloria Priam and a former business partner, opening the winery in April of 2003. In 2010 the winery completed a solar panel installation making it the first winery in New England to be completely solar powered.

The winery has won numerous International wine medals, producing wines in the style of Northern France and Germany. Priam Vineyards’ 40 acre farm sits in the Salmon River Watershed, with 23 acres of vineyard where they practice sustainable agriculture and energy. They grow classic European varietals: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay, Riesling, Muscat, and Merlot as well as American hybrids: Cayuga and St. Croix. The rich gravelly soil, sloping hillside and constant breeze provide the perfect climate for these varietals.
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  • Priam has a beautiful view of the vineyard and the wines are very tasty. We started with a friendly and knowledgeable young woman doing our tasting but halfway through a man took over. He was not at....  more »
  • The bartender was informative and fun, as were all the other people we encountered--patrons and servers. The tasting area was a little dark, but very clean and welcoming. The curved, wooden bar could....  more »
  • My now-husband and I had a fabulous wedding at Priam Vineyards this past weekend! The wine was amazing and the rosĂ© paired perfectly with a hot day. The reception tent at the venue dressed up beautifully and the scenery from the vineyard itself was stunning. Gloria was such a joy to talk to at the menu tasting, and Jim was extremely helpful when we ran into some unexpected circumstances with weather. The venue package is very attractive in terms of what they offer (large tent, linens, china, tables, chairs, etc.). We look forward to reminiscing for many years to come and will be back to drink more of their wine. Our guests also had nothing but great things to say about their experience at our wedding!
  • Amazing wine and amazing atmosphere. The bartender makes the experience even better. Tasting comes with a glass and the option for add ons. If you are touring a couple of wineries and are holding out to purchase bottles, here is the place. The patio is beautiful and the place uses solar panels, so pro green!!!

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