Private Events

Event Planning

Private Parties

Nothing compares to the rustic setting of a historic vineyard for the location of your private or corporate event. Consider Haight-Brown Vineyard when selecting a venue for your next event. Facilities include the entire winery, Tasting Bar, Vine Room, Cask Room, and/or Upper and Lower Patios. Whether you are interested in a private tasting for ten or a bridal shower for sixty, Haight Brown is the ideal venue with unique offerings to celebrate any occasion.

Haight Brown provides private event services that range from private tastings for bus tours to full scale catering and event management. Haight Brown Vineyard requests all groups of eight (8) or more coming for a tasting make a reservation. There is no additional charge to make a reservation but allows us to plan staffing appropriately for demand and ensure your group is able to taste together.  To inquire about holding a private event at Haight Brown Vineyard (private room, catering, instructor led tasting and tours), please send an email to including Occasion, Date/Time, # Guests, Contact Information (first name, last name, email, AND phone number).

Event Services

Food Policy


Note:  Haight Brown Vineyard may only serve CT wine at its establishments.   Wine is available by the mixed case for approximately $240/case. Each case yields 50 glasses. Plan on 2.5 glasses per guest.
wine tasting may be incorporated into the event. Tastings include take home glasses and start at $15 per person. All Non Alcoholic beverages must be acquired through Haight Brown. Water by the carafe or bottle, sodas, non carbonated drinks. Non alcoholic drinks may be added as a per person fee or by the unit.


Haight Brown Vineyard is a full catering facility. Catering fees are per person. Plates, napkins, utensils, glassware is provided with catering. The following catering options are available:
Brunch (Quiche, Bagels w/ Lox/Cream Cheese, Yogurt Parfaits, Fresh Fruit Salad, Mimosas)
Tuscan Lunch (Artisanal Fruit and Cheese, Antipasto, Foccacia and Homemade Bread Selection)
Passed Hors D’ouerves (Flank Skewers, SWK Sausage, Smoked Salmon Crostini, Deviled Eggs, Shrimp Cocktail)
Taco Bar (Make Your Own Tacos w/ Chorizo, Carnitas, Chicken and Mexican Sauces)
Hot Buffet (Chicken Piccata/Marsala, Salad, Potato, Rolls & Butter, Vegetable, Pasta)
External Catering may be used for an additional fee

Our Facilities

Event Spaces


Haight Brown Vineyard is available for private parties during the hours we are open to the public as well as after hours. Rental space includes three hour room rental, shared staff, standard clean up. Rooms may be rented for additional hours for decorating or longer events. Dedicated staffing is available for bartending. Full event/party management services are available. Facilities fees vary based on room, day of week and time of day.

Haight Brown Vineyard is available for evening event rentals. The building can accommodate up to 150 guests.

The Main Tasting Wine Bar will accommodate up to 85 guests – it is a perfect venue for a sophisticated wine party or stations set to match the décor in each space.

The Vine Room is a popular option for private parties and has become a favorite for bridal showers. The room connects to The Alcove and Upper Patio creating additional space and providing an outdoor bar complete with a blue sky ceiling and sunshine. The Vine Room/Alcove/Upper Patio can accommodate up to forty (40) guests.

The Cask Room is based on the main floor and naturally cooled by the adjoining wine cellar. The Cask Room has six+ oak barrel tables complete with glass top and chairs as well as some casual furniture. The Cask Room connects to the Wine cellar and Lower patio providing both indoor and outdoor space. The Wine cellar is the most authentic space for a private tasting complete with wine tanks and a terracotta floor. The Cask Room/Wine Cellar/Lower patio can accommodate can accommodate 30 – 75 guests.

Haight Brown also has a medium sized cathedral ceiling tent that is available to augment space without dependency on Mother Nature. The tent is assembled on an as needed basis and additional fees would apply.