The local flavor
Hungry? Thirsty? Both? You’ve come to the right place. With more than 20 local restaurants, cafes, bakeries and tasting rooms offering up craft beverages and locally-sourced cuisine, Middlebury is home to some of the best food and drink in Vermont.
Taste the Local Flavors
Golden Rule Mead
Golden Rule Mead seeks to establish itself as a dependable and responsible participant in the Vermont agricultural industry by using ingredients from local apiaries, orchards, and other farms and producers to create surprisingly delicious and highly approachable meads. Mead (or honey wine) has begun re-entering the public consciousness along with…
Middlebury Tasting Trail
Here’s your chance to taste the best of Vermont’s craft beverages in the heart of the Champlain Valley. Middlebury is home to trailblazers in craft beer, wine, cider, and spirits—distinctive adult beverages all produced in the historic shire town and all located within a 10 mile radius. We recommend having…
Green Mountain Tourism
Sips and pours, trips and tours! Join us on board our 12-passenger bus for one of our Vermont Tasting Tours of the great breweries, cider houses, vineyards and distilleries in Middlebury and beyond. We also offer seasonal special tour packages and can craft custom tours for your family, office or…
Woodchuck Hard Cider
As America’s original hard cider, we have always done things our own way, forging a tradition of quality and craftsmanship with every cider batch we craft. At Woodchuck®, our Cider Makers meticulously oversee the details of every cider before any bottle or keg leaves our Cidery. It’s this special attention and passion for cider that ensures we always deliver a premium hard cider that is true to our roots. Enjoy the brand that started the American cider revolution.
Otter Creek Brewing
Vermont's Otter Creek Brewing Company has been hitting, hopping and dosing brews with creativity since acid-wash jeans were hip. Following the addition of a state-of-the-art brew house and more canning capacity, the OCB Crew is continuing down the path of innovation, throwing a bit of kind into the kettle whenever possible. OCB's hop-soaked ales and lagers are available throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions.
Drop In Brewing Company
The Brewing home of the American Brewers Guild Brewing School as well as a tasting room for beer samples and growler fills. Products include Sunshine and Hoppiness, Heart of Lothian and Red Dwarf, as well as a wide range of special releases throughout the year. The Drop-In Brewing…
Appalachian Gap Distillery
Craft Distillery: Everything is made right here