to Connecticut Farm Wineries
Runs May 3 – November 3, 2019
Selected December 5, 2019
Spend the spring, summer, and fall traveling Connecticut to collect your Passport stamps while creating lasting memories. The 2019 Passport includes 40 participating farm wineries and the Connecticut Wine Festival in Goshen, CT.
Obtain a minimum of 12 stamps to be eligible for one of more than 60 prizes, including a two-week trip for two to Malaga, Spain. The participating Connecticut wineries are ready and waiting for your visit this season.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2019 PROGRAM
The 2019 Passport program will begin the first Friday of May 2019. Pick up your printed passport at any participating winery, The Connecticut Wine Festival, or sponsor's business (see hyperlinks to their websites below).
New this year: Download the mobile app. Search your App Store for CT Wine Passport, download, and set up your user profile. Visit a participating farm winery, scan the QR code to check-in and collect your stamp.
The minimum number of stamps to be entered into a drawing is 12 stamps.
START YOUR JOURNEY
Click HERE to map your journey to participating farm wineries.
THIS YEAR'S PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED BY DRAWING
ON DECEMBER 5, 2019. THEY INCLUDE:
Grand Prize #1: For those who collect 35 or more stamps, will be entered into a drawing for a two-week trip for two, including airfare and lodging, to Benalmadena Palace, Hotel and Spa in Benalmádena Costa, Málaga, Spain, the first two weeks of February (from February 3 - February 16, 2020).
In addition, this elite group of passport participants will be entered into a second drawing for A Round Trip Chauffeured Limousine to the Connecticut Wine Festival, with up to eight guests!
18 or more stamps in a passport will be entered into a drawing for the following prizes:
Grand Prize #2: A two-week trip for two, including airfare and lodging, to Benalmadena Palace, Hotel and Spa in Benalmádena Costa, Málaga, Spain from mid-February to early March (February 17 - March 1, 2020).
First Prize: A luxurious, relaxing chauffeured limousine wine tour on a Sunday of your choice for eight people to Connecticut wineries. Prize provided by Gateway Limousines, Waterbury, CT.
15 Second Prizes: An overnight get-away for two to the La Quinta by Wyndham, Danbury, CT, the home of the Antique Trail and so much more.
Third Prize: A hand-crafted wine backpack made with hand-dyed reed by Reduxforyou.com. Includes removable wine holders, glasses and napkins making it the perfect accessory all of your picnics, parties, and hikes.
Passports with 12 or more stamps are entered to win:
40 Fourth Prizes: A certificate for two bottles of wine from a 2019 passport-participating Connecticut farm winery.
You must be at least 21 years of age to take part in the program. You must be present at the winery in person to get your passport stamped. We only allow one passport per person in the drawing.
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ABOUT THE PROGRAM?
For questions or concerns about the passport program, read the program's Frequently Asked questions page or reach out to Rebecca Murphy at the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, 860-713-2538 or email PassporttoCTFarmWine@ct.gov.
Many thanks to our 2019 program sponsors:
Check this website and read the rules in the Passport carefully each year, as some rules may change.