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Greenvale Expands Music Offerings

One of our favorite traditions here at the vineyard has been hosting wine tastings alongside our Summer Jazz Series. Guests sip our estate-grown wines either in our tasting room or outside on our patio each Saturday afternoon, May through December. … Continue reading

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Early close Saturday, July 8

Greenvale will close at 4pm on Saturday, July 8. We will reopen on Sunday, July 9 with normal business hours.

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16th Annual Harvest Festival

Greenvale Vineyards will host its 16th Annual Harvest Festival on November 14th from 1 to 4pm. The event is held to celebrate the completion of the annual grape harvest. Everyone is welcome to attend. Check out some event highlights below. … Continue reading

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A Week as a Winemaker During Harvest
by Richard Carmichael, Greenvale's winemaker

Ever wondered what it takes to be a winemaker? We asked Greenvale’s winemaker, Richard Carmichael, to give us an overview of what his typical week is like during harvest season. Pre-Harvest: It’s my job to make the official judgment call … Continue reading

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How to Host a Wine and Cheese Party

Wine and cheese: the perfect pair. Enjoying with friends makes it that much better. If you’ve considered hosting a wine and cheese party but aren’t sure where to start, read on for our simple tips: 1. Make your guest list. … Continue reading

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Vintage Variation: What Does It Mean for My Wine?

Do you hear people talk about “good vintages” and wonder what it means? When a vineyard has a particularly favorable growing season, wine produced and bottled that year becomes known as a “good vintage.” That might mean it comes highly … Continue reading

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The Perfect Aquidneck Island Day Trip

If you’ve visited Newport, RI before, you’re probably already familiar with the major sites but you may not have had the chance to explore the upper end of Aquidneck Island. Our vineyard lies at the center of the east coast of the island. In addition to restaurants, beaches, and cafes there are nature trails, farm stands, wildlife refuges, and a seemingly endless supply of picture-perfect picnic spots. You can fill much more than a day roaming around this island, but we’ve put together a list of our favorite places.

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What’s In A Price Tag? Inexpensive vs. Expensive Wines

Have you ever splurged on a bottle of wine and felt underwhelmed with how it tasted? Perhaps you’ve purchased a bargain bottle in a pinch and it became a new favorite. As both of these scenarios illustrate: you can’t judge … Continue reading

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Celebrate Coaching Weekend with Greenvale Vineyards

A Weekend of Coaching is a longstanding tradition in Newport County, and it’s a triennial occasion not to be missed. The event is hosted by the Preservation Society of Newport County. It transports spectators back to the 19th century, when … Continue reading

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Choosing Wine From a Wine List

Oh, the wine list. Too often it is feared when it should be savored. Here are some tips on navigating the wine list at your favorite restaurant:

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