Modern winemaking started in Rhode Island in 1975 when Sakonnet Vineyards was established in Little Compton. Rhode Island has a cool maritime climate that favors French-American hybrids and cool-climate vinifera such as Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer and Pinot Noir.

Regions

 

Southeastern New England AVA



Articles



See all Rhode Island Photos



View All

Rhode Island Wineries - Highest Wine Critic Ratings


1.   Newport Vineyards & Winery  
3.5
2.   Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyards  
3.0

View All



All Rhode Island Wineries (5) [map view]


Carolyn's Sakonnet Vineyards

Diamond Hill Vineyards

Greenvale Vineyards

Langworthy Farm Winery

Newport Vineyards & Winery