Newport Vineyards highlighted the 20th anniversary of its Great White wine with a Great White Party at its vineyard in Middletown on August 29. Guests dressed in all-white attire for the occasion and sipped Great White wine and specialty cocktails. Attendees also sampled beer from the Newport Vineyards’ new Taproot Brewing Co. Taproom, including the Shark Bite brew, a special- edition sparkling ale created to commemorate Great White’s anniversary. Entertainment included mechanical shark riding, grape stomping and live music by Los Duderinos, who played beach-themed songs. Newport Vineyards Great White, its most popular wine and a Gold Medal Winner at the International Eastern Wine Competition, is a white wine blend with flavors of mango, apricot, guava and melon.
Photos by Laura Widness.