Open Winery Day

Celebrate Maine Open Winery Day by visiting Maine wineries on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 when participating wineries will have special offers and/or tours. We will keep a list of participating wineries and their events on this page.

Anthony Lee’s Winery

11am – 6pm
Live music featuring JT Curran, a mixture of oldies and classic rock sprinked with a touch of blues and originals. Serving cheese, crackers and wine. Live music 1pm – 4pm

Catherine Hill Winery

2pm – 5pm

Visit and learn firsthand how Catherine Hill’s wines are made. They will have wine making demonstrations, tastings of their grape and berry wines including a barrel tasting and a variety of locally produced foods and
treats available.

Portersfield Cider

1pm – 5:30pm

Portersfield Cider is a farm-based cider producer and conservation center devoted to preserving and evaluating rare fruits, including over 225 varieties of apples. On open Winery Day they will offer cider pressing, pairings of local cheeses with small batch hard ciders from wild seedling and heirloom apple trees, children’s activities, and a workshop on home cider production. Details and directions at portersfieldcider.com.

Prospect Hill Winery

11am – 4pm
Visit Prospect Hill Winery and enjoy six of our award winning wines paired with three different foods. Take a
vineyard tour, seeing grapes almost ready for harvest and learn how they go from vine to wine. Experience Maine
wines made exclusively from Maine grapes.

Savage Oakes

Offering wine tasting all day and joining them are FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars, Back 40 Bakehouse and Appleton Creamery sampling and selling their products.

Schedule of events for the day :

11 am – Grape Testing & Tasting
See what is involved in ensuring the grapes are at the perfect stage for harvest.

12 pm – Lunch
Gourmet burgers from farm raised beef will be available for purchase.

1:30 pm – Grape Testing & Tasting
In case you missed the 11am session. See what is involved in ensuring the grapes are at the perfect stage for harvest.

3 pm – Tour of our Winery
They will be showing off the equipment used for winemaking, from grape to glass.