The other necessity is the latest grapevine
varieties, both vinifera and hybrid, that
have been developed precisely for the vineyard
microclimates of Maine. These are proving
Wines made from other fruits, especially
Maine blueberries, are also prominent in
visitors need good wines to
go with all that
seafood (especially lobsters)
that comes from Maine's waters, and the game harvested
from Maine's forests.
An easy way to visit Midcoast
is on a Midcoast
Winery Tour. More...
Bar Harbor Cellars
854 ME Route 3, Bar
Harbor ME 04609 (tel. 207-288-3907, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Maine Estate Winery
175 Chicken Mill Pond Road, Gouldsboro ME
04607 (tel. 207-546-2408, email@example.com)
967 Quaker Ridge Road (PO Box 86),
South Casco ME 04077 (tel. 207-655-3292,
35 Ash Point Drive, Owls Head ME 04854 (tel.
A 32-acre farm near Rockland with 2000 vines
and a beautiful tasting room with panoramic
vistas of Penobscot bay producing fine oak-fermented
vinifera wines (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling) as
well as the anticipated hybrid vintages. Their
blueberry wine is a surprise: dry and tanniny
with a long finish.
Winery & Vineyard
367 Youngtown Road, Lincolnville ME 04849
(tel. 207-763-4478, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Dragonfly Farm & Winery
1069 Mullen Road (ME Route 222), Stetson
ME 04488 (tel. 207-296-2226, email@example.com)
A mead (honey wine) maker in Bath ME 04530.
The winery is not open to the public; no
Its honey wines are distributed throughout
Maine by South
Portland Wine Company.
Maine Mead Works
200 Anderson Street, Portland ME
04101 (map)(tel. 207-773-6323);
tastings at its Portland winery.
Oyster River Winegrowers
929 Oyster River Road (at US 1: map),
Warren ME 04861 (tel. 207-273-2998)
The tasting room and farm market is right on
US 1 at Oyster River Road.
318 Orrills Hill Rd, Lebanon ME 04027 (tel. 207-651-9335,
Oakes Vineyard & Winery
174 Barrett Hill Road, Union ME 04862
(tel. 207-785-2828, firstname.lastname@example.org)
A small farm winery on a backroad—you may recognize it
by its Belted Galloway beef cattle. Try their
Georges River White wine, and the unusual Nor'easter:
as near to a "Port" wine as you'll find in
Orchard Organic Farm & Winery
158 Eastbrook Road (Me Route 200), Franklin
ME 04634 (tel. 207-565-2312)
Sow's Ear Winery
303 Coastal Road, (ME Route 176,
between Herrick Road and Norumbega Road), Brooksville
ME 04617-3705 (tel. 207-326-4649)
Fruit wine and traditional hard cider.
Sweetgrass Farm Winery & Distillery
347 Carroll Road, Union ME 04862 (tel.
A mountaintop farm and small winery making
fruit wines, gin (try the cranberry gin), apple
brandy and other good sips. It's worth a visit
just to see the alembic (still).
279 South Main Street, Winterport
ME 04496 (tel. 207-223-4500, email@example.com)
Wide variety of fruit wines in different
styles: red, white, sparkling, blends and
Winery Guild's Maine Wine Trail website has
a list of member wineries.
Want something good to nibble with your
Maine wine? Have a look at the artisanal
cheesemakers who are members of the Maine