Rhode Island Day Trips, Nature August 05, 2018
This Wine And Cheese Trail Through Rhode Island Makes For The Most Enchanting Day Trip
There is nothing in the world quite like a great glass of wine, but pair it with some incredible cheese and you have a dream combination that can make even the best of us cry tears of joy after a long day at work. So why not take an entire day and fill it with happiness? Embark on this wine and cheese trail in Rhode Island to awaken your taste buds and fulfill your sense of adventure.
We've stuck to the southeastern part of the Ocean State for this trail. Who wants to spend a bunch of time driving when you can be drinking wine and tasting cheese instead? Here is your map to get started. Cheers!
to see the interactive version of the wine and cheese trail map. You can add stops or make changes to your route if you wish.
First stop on the wine and cheese tour is Scratch Kitchen in Newport. It's time to fill up for the road trip ahead.
Whether you are stopping for breakfast or lunch, Scratch Kitchen serves gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches that are absolutely drool-worthy. Fresh ingredients and loads of cheese makes these sandwiches so much more than ordinary. Dive right into the cheesy melted goodness and get your first taste of the deliciousness that awaits on this wine and cheese trail. Visit Scratch Kitchen at 88 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840.
We'll travel onward to Simmons Organic Farm in Middletown to check out some farm made cheese and pet some goats.
The 120-acre family farm in Middletown grows tons of fresh produce, has a lively herd of cows and goats, and makes its own cheese. Ten delicious varieties of cheese, in fact. Freshly made each week, the cheese is smooth, silky, and flavorful. While you're at the farm, don't forget to visit the goats, they love to kid around. Visit Simmons Organic Farm at 1942 W. Main Rd., Middletown, RI 02842.
Are you getting thirsty yet? Head over to Newport Vineyards for a glass of wine.
Before you settle in to soak in the vineyard's stunning scenery, take a tour. Enjoy a behind the scenes look at what it takes to produce great wine. Afterward, step into the tasting room to sample the vintages produced here. Enjoy a glass of wine on the outdoor patio or take a walk through the scenic vineyard. Feeling ready for a snack? The cheese board is the perfect choice to keep your hunger at bay. Visit Newport Vineyards at 909 E. Main Rd., Middletown, RI 02842.
It's time to take off for our next stop, Greenvale Vineyards, a lovely destination on the Sakonnet River.
The scenery at Greenvale Vineyards is just stunning, but the estate made wines are just as pleasing. Take a tour, visit the tasting room, or browse through the wine shop to find the perfect match for your favorite cheese. Visit Greenvale Vineyards at 582 Wapping Rd., Portsmouth, RI 02871.
Time to move on and visit Milk & Honey Bazaar, a cozy marketplace with an incredible selection of cheeses.
You might feel overwhelmed with all of the mouthwatering cheese choices at this small town spot. There are more than 100 delicious choices. You can also browse the selection of meats, local honey, and specialty products at this unique marketplace. Visit Milk & Honey Bazaar at 3838 Main Rd., Tiverton, RI 02878.
Next stop - a local dairy farm that will steal your cheese loving heart away.
A small herd of grass-fed Jersey cows is the key to this small farm in Little Compton. Their milk goes into producing fresh yogurts and cheeses at the on-site creamery. Visit this seaside farm at 68 Shaw Rd., Little Compton, RI 02837.
Our last stop on the cheese and wine trail, Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard, will have you backtracking for 10 minutes, but the sunset views are worth the roundabout route.
This delightful vineyard is the perfect place to end our journey. Enjoy a final glass of wine or two while enjoying the intoxicating scenery. You can take a tour, enjoy a tasting, or just relax under the open sky. If your tummy is grumbling again, we recommend the fish tacos, chowder, or prosciutto & goat cheese flatbread. Yum! Visit Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyard at 162 W Main Rd., Little Compton, RI 02837.
Are you ready to take this fabulous wine and cheese trail? Who is road tripping with you? This isn’t the only mouthwatering trip to take in Rhode Island. Try this scrumptious
oyster trail or this super sweet ice cream trail.
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