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The Best Wineries to Visit in The Lake Champlain Islands

Best Wineries to Visit in Vermont's Lake Champlain Islands

Visiting wineries in the Lake Champlain Islands of Vermont promises a delightful and unique experience. The wineries offer a chance to explore the region's scenic beauty while indulging in exquisite wines crafted with local expertise. From picturesque vineyards overlooking the lake to charming tasting rooms, these wineries provide a perfect blend of natural splendor, warm hospitality, and the opportunity to sample exceptional wines made from locally grown grapes.

Snow Farm Vineyard 

Experience Snow Farm Vineyard, located on the picturesque shores of Lake Champlain in South Hero, Vermont. Indulge in exquisite wines, enjoy a delightful picnic amidst the vineyard, and wander the historic farm. Immerse yourself in a truly unique vineyard and winery experience, surrounded by expansive landscapes that capture the essence of the Islands. Don't miss their lively outdoor concert series, every Thursday evening throughout the summer months.  Learn More

Ellison Estate Vineyard

Ellison Estate Vineyard is a regenerative farm with a tasting room on the beautiful East Shore of Grand Isle, Vermont, which is open from 12-5 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Their tasting room is a vibrant gathering place that aims to craft captivating, native Vermont wines while nurturing a strong sense of community. Their grapes are grown in Grand Isle, Vermont, then processed at their winery basement in Stowe, Vermont. Learn More

Isle La Motte Vineyard

Discover a charming vineyard Isle La Motte, Vermont, spanning nearly two acres. The vineyard is located on Shrine Road, and their daily schedule runs Thursday through Sunday, 1 pm - 6:00 p.m. and includes Monday and holidays. They specialize in Marquette grapes for rich red wines and LaCrescent for exquisite whites and also incorporate additional varieties like Frontenac, Frontenac Blanc, and Louise Swenson for added depth. Learn More


Whether you're a wine enthusiast or simply seeking a memorable getaway, a visit to the wineries in the Lake Champlain Islands is sure to leave you with a lasting appreciation for Vermont's wine culture and stunning surroundings.

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