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Priam Vineyards: Beautiful Weddings, Vineyards, Destination Weekend

 2020 | THE KNOT

"2018 Couples Choice" Award Winner, with multiple International Awards for our wines, awarding us the "2018 CT Winery of the Year", by the New York International wine competition. Our world-class wines, picturesque site, natural beauty of the sustainable vineyard, and solar winery are ideal for a unique, beautiful event. 

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Winter Wine Trail Offers a Toasty Respite from Cold Days


Wine trails and tours are traditionally looked upon as a late spring to early autumn excursion that people go on, tasting the season’s wines after they have properly aged over the winter.

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Priam Vineyards

11 Shailor Hill Road

Colchester, CT 06415


Colchester Vineyard Wins Medals, shows off CT Wine

10.13.2019 | THE BULLETIN

COLCHESTER — Winemaking can be hard work, but Ruann Viljoen, Priam Vineyard’s winemaker and horticulturalist, thinks it’s worth it. Priam Vineyard of Colchester received three medals for its wines, including a gold medal, at the Ninth Annual New York International Wine Competition.

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Priam Wins Award at International Competition


COLCHESTER - Three Connecticut wines handcrafted at Priam Vineyards rose to the top at the 9th Annual New York International Wine Competition in 2019, earning gold, silver and bronze medals. As a result of its strong showing, Priam Vineyards was named Connecticut Winery of the Year for the fourth consecutive year.

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Experience Priam Vineyards


On a bright spring morning, Priam Vineyards was so green it dazzled the eye. Once you step on to the property off Shailor Hill Road in Colchester, it’s magical, like you’re stepping into another time and place. (pg. 4-7)

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Priam Vineyards in Colchester is now Vegan-Certified

05.30.2019 | VEG WORLD NEWS

Recently, the Colchester winery Priam Vineyards was certified as vegan-friendly by the BevVeg! label, which provides certification for vegan beverages, food, and other consumer products. This might come as a bit of a surprise, but not all wines are created vegan.

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Priam Vineyards: Vegan-Certified Wine Plus a Lineup of Summer Fun


In 2010, Priam Vineyards installed solar panels on its 40-acre farm, becoming what’s believed to be the first solar-powered winery in New England. More recently, the Colchester winery celebrated another first: It has been certified as vegan-friendly by the BevVeg! label for vegan beverages, food and consumer products.

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À VOTRE SANTÉ to CT's Only Certified Vegan-Friendly Vineyard


When you choose a particular wine to pair with steak, chicken, or fish, do you ever wonder what went into the winemaking process? (pg. 56-61)

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Connecticut Terroir Report - Eastern CT Vineyards


Priam Vineyards sit high in the landscape at 450-530 ft in altitude on the north side of a bedrock hill in the town of Colchester; the vineyards are underlain by thick glacial till deposits. (PDF pg. 24-28)

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Colchester's Priam Vineyards Harnessing the Sun Even More


The sun plays an important role in ripening the 10 different varieties of grapes growing on a hillside at Priam Vineyards. And soon, that sun will also be powering the machinery that transforms those grapes into wine.

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