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