Author Archives: Greenvale

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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Annual Restoration Celebration is May 16th

Mark your calendars, our annual Restoration Celebration will take place on Saturday, May 16th from 1pm to 4pm. In addition to wine tastings we’ll be offering food samples from local artisans, live jazz, tractor rides, and vineyard tours. It’s a … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting New England-Style

Saturday, May 2nd is opening day of this year’s Summer Jazz series at Greenvale Vineyards. Rolling green hills, a historic New England style barn-turned-tasting- room, live jazz and locally grown and made wine—it really is the most wonderful time of … Continue reading

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New Releases! 2009 Meritage, 2010 Cabernet Franc & 2012 Chardonnay

We’re excited to announce that our 2009 Meritage, 2010 Cabernet Franc and 2012 Chardonnay are ready to be enjoyed. Stop by the vineyard for a wine tasting before July 10th and receive a free wine bottle opener! (Just mention this blog article.) As … Continue reading

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2nd Portsmouth, Rhode Island Gallery Art Night
Proceeds to Benefit Portsmouth Art Guild

Come out for the 2nd Portsmouth, Rhode Island Gallery Art Night! The Portsmouth Arts Guild is celebrating the opening of two art shows: “Imagine Orange” and the “Works On Paper Fundraiser”. Save the date, April 17th, from 5 pm to … Continue reading

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A Welcomed Visitor: Bobolinks find a happy home at Greenvale

Bobolink. This joyful little songbird has a name that’s fun to say—and they’re even more fun to look at. Male bobolinks are said to look like they put their clothes (or a tuxedo) on backwards. They have white backs and … Continue reading

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Wine Gifting Guide
By Maggie Harnett, Tasting Room Manager at Greenvale Vineyards

This article first appeared in the Winter 2014/2015 issue of Newport Naked magazine With the holidays fast approaching, it’s the perfect time to spread good cheer. Wine makes a thoughtful (and delicious) gift for a gracious host, Secret Santa, and … Continue reading

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Staff Profile: Brian Schopfer, Farm Manager at Greenvale Vineyards

While Brian’s main responsibilities include looking after the three important structures at Greenvale Vineyards, he has also been known to help with the harvest, offer wine pairing recommendations to visitors, and deliver friendly belly-rubs to the vineyard dogs. We asked him some questions about his experience at Greenvale.

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The Don’ts of Wine Tasting

We recently posted on this blog about what you can expect at a wine tasting at Greenvale Vineyards. Since we want you to feel comfortable here, the tasting room staff thought it might be helpful to mention a few things to avoid doing to help ensure you have the best possible experience. Here they are:

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Holiday Wine Tasting at Greenvale Vineyards Dec 13th
"Warm Up" for the holidays with us!

Join us on December 13th as we “Warm Up for the Holidays” with tastings of our award-winning wines, food samples from local vendors, warm mulled wine, and holiday favorites performed live by Dick Lupino and friends.

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