29 Chestnut Hill Rd., Litchfield, 06759. Phone: 860-567-4045.
On Saturday, May 23, 2009 starting at 2PM a 5 hour journey of scenic New England, Historic Vineyards, Exquisite foods and fine wines begins. Board 1970's rail cars at the Thomaston Station and take a leisurely train ride to Litchfield. A charter bus will take you to the Vineyard for a full culinary reception and wine tasting. When finished, take a sunset train ride back to Thomaston. You will be greeted with a reception of mimosas and chocolate covered strawberries. On board, enjoy a glass of special release Railway White while hearing tidbits about Haight Brown Vineyard's history and practices. Once at the vineyard, you will tour the vinyard and winery including the cellar. You will be guided through a 10 flight wine tasting, accompanied by hot buttered hors d'oeuvres, International cheeses, stuffed breads and crudite displays. End your tasting with dessert displays, teas, coffees and more wine. Call 860-567-4045 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information re tour. Cost $75. per person. Advance ticket purchase required. Tickets may be acquired through the Railroad Mseum of New England. 860-283-7245. or visit www.rmne.or. (deadline 1wk prior to event).