The Best Wineries Near Worcester, MA

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Anyone know what the second largest city in New England is?

Hint: It’s not Portland, Providence, or even Hartford.

If you guessed Worcester, Massachusetts, you’re right on the money.

That’s right, with a population of 206,000 people, this historically charming city is the Central Massachusetts hub for all of the best local restaurants, attractions, and city fare.

One of the best parts of living near this nice place, though, is the fact that some of the area’s best wineries are located in the nearby surrounding towns, not very far from the city at all.

While this area doesn’t have the most incredible representation of vineyards, the few that you can find in the area are one of a kind, and certain to be enjoyed by local tasters and wine enthusiasts alike.

Whether a massive farm or stylish taproom, the areas surrounding Worcester, MA are filled with acres of vineyards worthy of exploration.

Nashoba Valley Winery

100 Wattaquadock Hill Rd, Bolton, MA 01740

Nestled in the hills of beautiful Bolton, MA is the quaint winery that’s a bit different from anywhere else that you may find in the area.


Because they have a large collection of non-grape wines. A.K.A, fruit wines!

From apple wine, to pear wine, to even plum wine, you’ll be guaranteed to get a refreshing taste of the different kinds of creative wines that this winery has been proudly serving for years.

The winery also features a distillery and restaurant on the premises, as well as private tours throughout the establishment.

Hardwick Vineyard and Winery

3305 Greenwich Rd, Hardwick, MA 01082

Open year round and seven days a week, Hardwick Winery is located on an old road near the Quabbin reservoir, in a mansion that was built when George Washington was president.

Here, you can enjoy a wine tasting, get the best of the best local recommendations for the best wine pairing for your meal, and enjoy the tasting room at this popular local vineyard.

Aside from the wide variety of delicious wines, they feature festivals, live music, and local activities.

Perhaps the most famous is their Fall Craft & Food Festival, supporting local vendors and craftsmen.

No matter what time of year you decide to visit, there’s something for everyone at the Hardwick Vineyard and Winery.

Broken Creek Vineyard

614 South St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545


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What started out as a passion project became a lifestyle in 2015 as Broken Creek Winery was created among the 5 acres of fruit and grape vines planted.

This great place truly makes the best wines.

Broken Creek Vineyard offers a vast selection of red wines, white wines, and special edition wines.

Bring your own food or enjoy your special grape juice with a few charcuterie boards! You can get a special charcuterie board delivered from CharCUTErie Woo, grab a picnic table, and enjoy the beautiful central Massachusetts countryside.

You’re guaranteed to have a blast!

Other Great Wineries Nearby

  • Agronomy Farm Vineyard – 338 Ware Corner Rd, Oakham, MA 01068
  • Coldbrook Springs Winery – 905 Old Coldbrook Rd, Barre, MA 01005
  • Brimfield Winery – 35 Main St, Brimfield, MA 01010
  • Queen Bee Vineyard – 173 Moulton Hill Rd, Monson, MA 01057
  • Vandervalk Farm and Winery – 25 Lovell St, Mendon, MA 01756
  • Quabbin Sky Vineyard – 8 Hunt Rd, New Salem, MA 01355
  • Hillside Cellars – 28 Corey Hill Rd, Ashburnham, MA 01430

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