23 Best of Food & Drink FARMS, WINERIES & BREWERIES Bishop’s Orchards, 1355 Boston Post Rd., Guilford. Since 1871, Bishop’s has been serving Connecticut with the best possible farm products. The Farm Market and Winery are open year- round. Seasonal pick-your-own fruits and agri-tainment. Come visit our animals too! Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; additional harvest hours. 203-453-2338; PYO Hotline 203-458-PICK, bishopsorchards.com Paradise Hills Vineyard & Winery, 15 Wind Swept Hill Rd., Wallingford. The intimate Tuscan styled tasting room, with its hand-crafted copper bar, decorative chandeliers, and mahogany tables provide a romantic setting to relax in the countryside with a fine glass of wine. Paradise’s Notte di Amore recently received a gold medal at the World Wine Championships designating it as an exceptional wine. Open year round, Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 203- 284-0123, paradisehillsvineyard.com Thimble Island Brewing Company, 16 Business Park Dr., Branford. Thimble Island Brewery is conveniently located off I 95, 7 miles from New Haven. We offer flights, pints, growler fills and guided brewery tours. Private events room available for rent. Monday-Thursday 3-8 p.m.; Friday noon-10 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday noon-7 p.m. 203-208-2827, thimbleislandbrewery.com Augur Farm, North Branford Terry Wild SPECIALTY TRAILS IN CONNECTICUT Connecticut Beer Trail, Connecticut is one of the most up-and- coming beer states in the country. connecticut.beer Connecticut Farmer’s Market Trail, Features special places across Connecticut well stocked with farm-fresh foods and those made with passion using local produce. farmersmarkettrail.com Connecticut Wine Trail, A tremendous variety of wine styles and stunning scenery are to be enjoyed as you meander throughout this beautiful state. ctwine.com Shore Line Wine Festival Bishop's Orchards and Winery