What is the best time of year to explore the trail?
The trail is accessible in all four seasons. Keep in mind that some of the venues are closed during the winter months. Always check the individual websites or call ahead.
What is the best place to begin the trail and the best route to take?
Visitors can begin their journey at any of the establishments and continue in any direction. It’s possible to limit driving by visiting the venues in one area of the county, or visit only the places that specialize in your favorite beverage.
What are the hours?
Hours of operation will vary for each beverage partner. Check individual websites or call ahead for confirmation.
Are pets welcome?
Some of the establishments, especially those with outdoor seating or decks, welcome pets. Policies will vary. Check each listing for details.
What kind of wines are produced at the wineries?
Each winery is unique. Some of the participating vineyards offer award-winning wines. You’ll find cabernets, chardonnays, merlots, sauvignon, rose, riesling, as well as some unique fruit wines.
Is food available at the participating venues?
During special events, some venues have local food trucks on-site. In some cases, outside food is welcome. Please check individual websites or call ahead for policies about food.
How long should be allotted to explore the entire trail?
With so many great places to visit, it’s definitely a multi-day adventure. There is no wrong way to experience the Bottled in Bedford Craft Beverage Trail. Some people choose to visit multiple locations in a day, while others take their time and savor each place. Traveling the trail is a great way to spend a long weekend or, more likely, multiple weekend visits.