**Wine and hard cider tastings will be OPEN from 12-5pm on Saturdays & Sundays. For further information, please call 203-458-PICK. Our complete selection of our wines, hard ciders and other CT Farm Wines are available for in market purchase or curbside pickup.
Currant State of Mind – NEW RELEASE December 2019!
A blend of apple and black currant wines – This wine blends the apple fruitiness of our Celebration wine and adds the zest of Cassis. Subtle hints of black cherry, pomegranate & blackberry are released on the nose and the palette. The black currants come from CT’s Maple Lane Farm. Serve chilled. 3% RS
Symphonic Medley – Carbonated Wine – NEW RELEASE December 2019!
This blend of strawberry, apple & raspberry wines, with its sensational tiny bubbles like champagne, releases delicious flavors of the luscious berries grown on our farm, but hints of apple, pear and citrus. Serve chilled. 6% RS
Stone House White
This refreshing apple wine is a harmonious balance of fruit and floral notes. With flavors of Bishop’s signature apple cider combined with a hint of oak, lilac and orange blossoms, this light-bodied dry wine reminds one of a crisp and clean Chardonnay. Try this lively wine with fish, chicken, pork or pasta dishes. .7% RS
Made from Bishop’s own Bartlett Pears, this wine has a brilliant character and bouquet of honey, pear blossoms and a hint of toffee. Medium-bodied and full of delicious pears, Whitfield’s Pearadox has a clean, dramatic finish which leaves the taste buds refreshed and invigorated. This artisan wine pairs well with pork dishes, Brie and crackers and Bishop’s Own Apple Cider Donuts. 1% RS
This Perry-style wine is made from Bishop’s Own Bosc Pears. Harvested at the peak of ripeness, golden brown from the sun, these luscious pears produce a wine that is semi-dry and elegant, with notes of raisins, apricots and dried mango. A robust yet smooth finish, this elegant wine “pears” excellently with cheese, fresh green salads and white fish. Try it with a freshly made Bishop’s salad! 1% RS
Apples abound! This all-apple wine is made from a combination of sweet and tart apples from Bishop’s Orchards, which blend together into a light and crisp, semi-sweet wine, reminiscent of a Pinot Grigio. A year-round top-seller, this wine perfectly compliments chicken, fish and pasta dishes or a delicious slice of Bishop’s fresh Apple Pie or famous Apple Cider Donuts! 3% RS
As the name implies, this charming and playful wine is a 50/50 blend of Bishop’s pear and apple ciders, which are fermented together and aged into this bright and energetic, semi-dry wine. A robust apple taste transitions smoothly with the first sip into a perfectly pear finish. This blended wine is delicious with pork, chicken or fish dishes. Another favorite of Bishop’s is to try it with a slice of our own delicious quiche! 1.5% RS
Faulkner’s Spiced Apple
We began with Bishop’s popular Stone House White wine, added a blend of special spices, mulled them together and created the festive and brilliant Faulkner’s Spiced Apple wine. This delicately-spiced wine is smooth and balanced, light and lively. While it is delicious year round, it makes an excellent holiday beverage! Faulkner’s Spiced Apple wine pairs well with Brie, smoked and cheddar cheeses and may be served chilled in the summer or gently warmed up on a cold fall or winter’s night. .7% RS
Honey Peach Melba
By incorporating the “nectar of the gods” into our signature apple wine, we have created one of our top sellers in the form of Honey Peach Melba. The addition of sweet, local Connecticut honey makes this complex apple wine unlike any other perfectly-complimented flavors of peach, raspberry and apple. Honey Peach Melba is a standout favorite wine at Bishop’s and makes a delicious aperitif. It may also be enjoyed with fish, chicken and pork dishes. This wine also makes stunning sangria! 3% RS
Apple Raspberry Blush
The peace and beauty of our raspberry fields are perfectly encapsulated in our Apple Raspberry Blush wine. The complex raspberry flavors blend harmoniously with sweet apples in this semi-sweet, delicately pink wine. Pair with fresh salads, beef, chicken, pork and pasta dishes. This wine is especially delicious with Bishop’s own freshly-baked Lemon Cake! For a unique look, try adding a few freshly frozen raspberries to your glass! 2% RS
A challenging wine to make, yet worth the effort! This rewarding pure peach wine yields delicate peach flavors that give way to subtle sweetness and tang. Sipping this gorgeous and flavorful wine is just like enjoying a fresh, juicy Bishop’s Orchard’s peach at its peak of ripeness. This golden-colored wine is delicious drizzled over a freshly baked Bishop’s Peach Pie with vanilla ice cream or served with our Blueberry Crumb Cake! 5.5% RS
Our only cranberry-apple combination wine, Amazing Grace is a medley of fruity and floral flavors balanced out by sweetness perfected by sun-ripened fruit. This delicate wine is a year-round favorite and pairs well with roasted turkey, pork, seafood and hearty salads. This wine is a must around the holidays! Enjoy with turkey and ham or a delicate slice of Bishop’s Angel Food Cake. 4% RS
Adam’s Apple – SOLD OUT – next production date is unknown
An ice-style wine, the apple cider base was by frozen cyro-extraction to concentrate the amazing apple flavors. This extract was used to make one of most elegant and sophisticated wines. Adam’s Apple is rich and complex, bursting with apple flavors and sweetness. This delicate wine pairs beautifully with one of Bishop’s freshly baked pies, cheesecakes or our special Cinnamon Coffee Cake! 6% RS
Harvested at the peak of the ripeness, our strawberries are transformed into a succulent, aromatic, medium-bodied wine. The full flavor of strawberries is encapsulated in every bottle and dance upon the palate. A bottle of Strawberry Delight is a delicious treat and may be enjoyed as an aperitif or after dinner as a dessert wine drizzled over strawberry shortcake and vanilla bean ice cream! This wine also pairs well with Bishop’s own Applesauce Cake or dark chocolate! 5% RS
Rich, robust raspberry! Our pure Hyland Red raspberry wine is a dynamic and flavorful wine, filled with aromas and flavors of delicious farm fresh raspberries. Tangy, yet subtle, this elegant wine is colorful and packed with flavor and character. Hyland Red pairs excellently with dark chocolate. 6% RS
Rubus Nightfall – Sparkling Raspberry Wine
Our newest Sparkling Wine released in November 2013! Unbelievable flavor and vibrant red color. Scintillating, sparkling stars, close friends and petite bubbles combine for a perfect evening of sharing. This culinary concert begins with our own succulent raspberrries grown with tender care, harvested at the peak of ripeness in September, filled with shoreline sunshine and flavor. An excellent alternative to champagne, this unique wine is wonderful to the very last sip. Enjoy year round; it’s “sparkle” time any time! 7% RS. Serve chilled. Gold Medal at 2013 Grand Harvest Awards
Sachem’s Twilight – Sparkling Peach Wine – SOLD OUT – next production date is unknown
Harvested at the peak of ripeness in August, sweet, juicy peaches are used to create this masterpiece of bubbles and flavor. This sparkling wine has a delightfully sweet and light bouquet full of peach and summer flavors. An excellent alternative to champagne, this unique wine is wonderful to the very last sip. Enjoy year round; it’s “sparkle” time any time! 7% RS
Abby Road – SOLD OUT – next production date is unknown
Named after a member of the Bishop’s 7th generation, this unique blackberry wine has deep rich berry and spice aromas, which give way to a medium-bodied, sweet wine full of flavor and character. Delicious by itself, after dinner or paired with beef, pork, duck, or chicken dishes. A Double Gold winner! 6% RS
Berry Best Friends
An inspired blend of blueberry, blackberry and apples! The fruits in Berry Best Friends are blended together prior to fermentation, allowing the flavors to meld together to create new and complex aromas, which delight the nose and thrill the taste buds. Sweet yet lively, this wine is excellent with chocolate and drizzled on ice cream or on top of one of Bishop’s fruit pies! 6% RS. Serve chilled.
Leete’s Island Blues
Who knew the Blues could be so cheerful! This pure blueberry wine, made from berries sourced right here on the farm, is reminiscent to a delicate red wine. Deep flavors abound with an aroma, which will bring to mind images of plump blueberries, bursting with juice and flavor. This rich yet subtle dessert wine pairs well with pound cake, chocolate and drizzled over ice cream. For extra fun, add a few blueberries to your glass! Serve chilled. 6% RS