Our Wines

Updated: Mar 2

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:


aged 12 - 18 months

Red Blend (available now)

Cabernet Franc

Merlot (available now)

Baco Noir


aged 6 - 12 months

Dry Riesling (available now)

Semi Dry Riesling

Moscato (available now)

Cayuga White



Dry Rose (available now)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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