909 East Main Road (Route 138) Middletown, RI 02842 Phone: 401-848-5161
Rhode Island vineyards & wineries offer hospitality, tastings, tours
A visit to a vineyard or winery for a tour or tasting is a fun, different way to enjoy Rhode Island hospitality
Newport Vineyards of Rhode Island is a family owned winery, founded in 1978. Paul and John Nunes, whose local roots date back to 1917, purchased the winery in 1995. Since that time, the winery has grown to 50 acres of varietal and hybrid grapes. These include a tour in the vineyards, a behind the scenes look at the winemaking process and a tasting of five wines. The winery features an art gallery and retail shop with wine accessories and signature clothing. Private tours and tastings for groups of ten or more are available, making for a perfect thing to do on your next Newport vacation. Newport Vineyards specializes in rehearsal dinners, corporate affairs and custom labels. The winery hours are Monday thro ghturday 10-5 and Sunday noon-5 year around. Visitors are offered public tours at 1 and 3 pm, seven days a week.