Terroir comes from the word “terre”, “land”, a French term in wine used to denote the special characteristics that the geography, geology, and climate of a certain place that along with the people create something special and unique. Priam Vineyards is a completely sustainable farm and solar powered winery, producing International Award-Winning wines in a magnificent natural environment. While our experienced wedding team will make your wedding special and memorable, the uniqueness and beauty of Priam Vineyards will make it magical.
Priam Vineyards was first established in 1998, in the historic town of Colchester, CT by Gloria Priam and Gary Crump, and in 2002 became a licensed farm winery. They opened the winery for retail sales in April of 2003, and in September 2010, they became the first winery in New England to be completely solar powered. Learn more about our history, by following this link to our Winery website.
Priam Vineyards creates their International Award-Winning wines from hand-picked grapes grown in their completely sustainable vineyard. The mineral rich soil and balanced acidity shine through beautifully in the wines, giving them a distinct structure and flavor that Priam Vineyards is known for. Read more about our wines on our Winery website.
Priam Vineyards hosts a variety of distinctive events, all with a touch of the beauty of the natural surroundings.
The Bluebird Pasture
Located at the top of the vineyard, Bluebird Pasture is the most magnificent area of the property. Boasting a 35-mile view, this site allows for tenting of larger events, accommodating 75-500 guests and parking. Tented events can take place in any 5 hour period throughout the day.Stroll the hayfield and walk along the path lined with Bluebird boxes, breath in the beautiful, fresh country air, and soak up all of the magnificent surroundings.
Sugar Maple Lane
In the shade of the beautiful Maple trees, Sugar Maple Lane is a perfect spot for your wedding ceremony. This is a beautiful location to begin your walk to the alter as you make your entrance between acres of vineyard on both sides. Your guests have a magnificent view of the valley and vineyards to enjoy while seated. Add our beautiful wrought iron gazebo or chuppah to create a focal point for the start of your wedding ceremony. Steal a kiss in the tree swing overlooking the entire 35-mile view. Our tree swing has become the most sought after place to propose in the vineyard, guaranteed to get a"YES".
Header photo by Brian Ambrose