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Updated: Apr 17



Aquila's Nest Vineyards is currently in the growing stage with 7.5 acres planted starting in 2016 and after 3 years we had our first harvest in the fall of 2019. Based on our vine varietals (The Vines) we plan on producing the following wines:


REDS

aged 12 - 18 months


Red Blend

Cabernet Franc (in the making)

Merlot

Baco Noir (in the making)


WHITES

aged 6 - 12 months


Dry Riesling

Semi Dry Riesling (in the making)

Moscato

Cayuga White (in the making)

Traminette (in the making)


ROSE

Dry Rosé Wine


Aquila's Nest was inspired by mythological tales and our love for astronomy. All our wines will be branded with the image of a constellation, the name of a woman drawn from an ancient Mediterranean myth, the inscription of a wisdom Latin phrase translated in English in the back of the label, as well as a customized design of the story that brings all these elements together.


Aquila's Nest Vineyards Queen of Illyria Red Blend Wine Label
Aquila's Nest Vineyards Queen of Illyria Red Blend Wine Label

This bold, dense, red wine is a blend of Syrah vines as well as Malbec varieties. The high levels of those “good for you” tannins will make guests experience that classic dry tongue-clicking sensation.


Aquila's Nest Vineyards Zana e Malit Dry Riesling Label
Aquila's Nest Vineyards Zana e Malit Dry Riesling Label

This refreshing, clean and bright wine, infused with citrus blossom aromas and fruity apricot, peach, lime flavors is a surprising accompaniment to exotic, bold, spicy pairings.


Aquila's Nest Vineyards Sibyl Dry Rose Wine Label
Aquila's Nest Vineyards Sibyl Dry Rose Wine Label

This lively and balanced dry Sangiovese Rosé offers finesse, with an elegant finish of aromas and flavors of freshly-picked strawberries, cherries and orange blossoms.


Aquila's Nest Vineyards Princess of Troy Label
Aquila's Nest Vineyards Princess of Troy Merlot Label

This rich, sensual, and medium bodied red wine will conquer all your senses with dense aromas of blackberries, plums and black cherries.


Aquila's Nest Vineyards Siren Moscato Label
Aquila's Nest Vineyards Siren Moscato Label

This semi-sweet wine, perfumed with rich aromas of honeysuckle and apricot offers an unexpected and more subdued variety to one’s usual Moscato tasting palette, complemented best with light desserts.


Aquila's Nest Vineyards Curated Wine Tasting Menu
Aquila's Nest Vineyards Curated Wine Tasting Menu

The wine tasting flight includes a selection of four samples of Aquila’s wines, paired with sustainably sourced cheese crackers, nuts and chocolate from BD Provisions, as well as a souvenir glass as an add-on option.



Purchase Wine Bottles Online and Pick up in the Winery


Curbside Pickup Available



Aquila’s Nest Vineyards is an experience-focused winery providing visitors with immersive experiences that embrace each of the five senses. The focus will be on offering a selection of the finest Connecticut grown wines while connecting visitors to the breathtaking scenery of northern Fairfield County.



Carpe Vinum 🍷




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