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Furnace Brook Winery at Hilltop Orchards

508 Canaan Rd, Richmond, MA 01254-5116
+1 800-833-6274
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Charming stop, some nice sips

Stopped in for a quick tasting shortly before closing. A couple of very smooth and drinkable wines... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Catherine B
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Walpole, Massachusetts
via mobile
Terrible

Went to do some wine tasting. Don’t bother the woman walked off and went outback, left us to fend... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert D
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Hilltop Orchards -- an historic apple orchard in the Berkshires and home to award-winning Furnace Brook Winery – invites you to visit and explore our 200 acre property in Richmond, Massachusetts.The Vittori family celebrates its 25th year at Hilltop Orchards. Preserving local farming and opening our land to you - for apple picking, hiking and cross country skiing and snowshoeing - is our pleasure and our privilege.You'll be inspired by the vast open space and fantastic views from the hilltop as you explore the orchards and woodland hiking trails.Guests of our Garden Gables Inn in Lenox enjoy free trail fees plus unlimited wine tasting.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“cider donuts” (25 reviews)
“wine tasting” (48 reviews)
“mash” (7 reviews)
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508 Canaan Rd, Richmond, MA 01254-5116
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick tasting shortly before closing. A couple of very smooth and drinkable wines, and some great ciders. They had some seats and a fireplace near the bar, which sits close to the cider fermentation tanks. I might have lingered if we...More

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to do some wine tasting. Don’t bother the woman walked off and went outback, left us to fend for ourselves, never gave us a chance to ask for a tasting. We left and she was still out back somewhere.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a wine tasting and left with a case of local wine. Their Riesling and Pino Noir were excellent. Also try the Reserve cider. Beautiful views from this Hilltop into nearby New York and Massachusetts. The server was polite. And on the...More

Thank Sal L
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful day with some Mountain View’s, however the property is poorly maintained and if you think vineyard , there is only grape juice in over priced bottles! You may also view a wonderful assortment of derelict vehicles, boats and refrigerators on your walk through the...More

Thank Drew S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We sampled the wine and cider, and we liked some of them and bought some bottles of Cider and a couple bottles of their Riesling, They had cider donuts that were divine! We also bought some winter squash and enjoyed sitting in their gazebo to...More

Thank LeslieS1
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We visited today. Wine tasting was reasonably priced--one free wine tasting, and five more tastings for $5. They were sold out of three wines; however, they had many more to choose from. The apple cider donuts were exquisite. If you enjoy wine, this is a...More

Thank nancybV3728IV
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Unfortunately, our experience was less than stellar. The best thing about this winery was sitting outside and enjoying the views. We followed the suggestion of the other reviewers, and purchased some donuts, which were good - much better than the wine. I found that the...More

Thank CatharineB
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting the Berkshire mountain area you need to stop at this winery. It's actually an orchard where you can pick your own apple and taste their own ciders and wine. Great value tastings and pleasant relaxed atmosphere. Staff are very friendly and...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Spent the weekend in the Berkshires. My friend had been here before and insisted we go there both mornings for the donuts right as they were made. Hot and delicious! Saturday morning we had to wait a little while, as they weren't open when we...More

Thank barbarajean974
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Wines are made from CA and NY grapes. Mead and apple wines are made from local ingredients. Apple Cider Donuts are delicious.

Thank Largenoggin69
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helga2522
25 May 2016|
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Response from mashman | Property representative |
Our site fees start at $1500 and we allow you to use your own caterer or we can do the catering in house. Please let me know if you would like to arrange a tour.
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