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Beer, Cider, Wine, Spirits & More

Taste the best of Vermont

 
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Book a Public Tour

We offer the Middlebury & More Tasting Tour on Saturdays
& the Burlington Tasting Tour on Sundays
If you have special requests, such as a just beer tour, just wine, a different day or time, etc.
We’d be happy to craft a custom tour for groups of 4 to 12 people.

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Middlebury & More Tasting Tour

The region is home to the largest brewing company, Otter Creek Brewing, as well as award winning Lincoln Peak Vineyard and Woodchuck Cider. Check the venues list for all possible stops on this tour.

This tour is on Saturdays and we pick-up at the following locations, as well as your location in Greater Middlebury Vermont:

Inn On the Green
Swifthouse Inn
Courtyard Marriott
Waybury Inn
Middlebury Inn

Our Tasting Tours are all-inclusive: round-trip transportation, 16+ tastings, a light lunch, server gratuities, taxes and keepsakes.

The tour stops will vary as we strive to accommodate guest’s preferences and the hours & availability of our venues.

The cost is $99 per person. Parties of 3 or more save 10% and parties of 6 or more save 15%!

Approximately 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Burlington Vermont Tasting Tour

This is a hop-ping town! The area is home to veteran breweries like Magic Hat and Switchback as well as new favorites like Zero Gravity and Foam Brewers. Check the venues list for all possible stops on this tour.

This tour is on Sundays and we pick-up at the following convenient locations in downtown Burlington Vermont:

Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain - 60 Battery Street
Courtyard by Marriott - 25 Cherry Street
Hotel Vermont - 41 Cherry Street
Hilton Garden Inn - 101 Main Street
Waterfront Information Center - off Lake and College Streets

Our Tasting Tours are all-inclusive: round-trip transportation, 16+ tastings, a light lunch, server gratuities, taxes and keepsakes.

The tour stops will vary as we strive to accommodate guest’s preferences and the hours & availability of our venues.

The cost is $99 per person. Parties of 3 or more save 10% and parties of 6 or more save 15%!

Approximately 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Cheers from our guests!

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New friends on the tour!

Went with a small group and had so much fun and made new friends. Mark and Mike were so hospitable and the tour was so relaxed. Great brew and I've come to really like Woodchuck Cider! Thank you Vermont Tasting Tours!

~Ange C.

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A fun afternoon!

…sampling Vermont’s finest - beer, cider, and wine! Thanks to the knowledgeable guides at VTT for taking care of everything so we could get the most out of the tastings and completely enjoy ourselves.

Heather Y.

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We had a wonderful time!

I never knew there were so many artisan brewers and distillers in Vermont. Our guide was super knowledgeable too. Highly recommend this company.

~MJ Dwyer


 

 

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Custom Tours

There is so much to do in Vermont! Whether you’re a hiker, biker, camper, foodie, or all of the above — we can help craft a unique Vermont experience for you and your group of 4 or more!

Our private custom tours are perfect for:

  • anniversaries

  • birthdays

  • bachelor/bachelorette parties

  • company or club outings

  • team building

  • and much more!

Contact us today…

You’ll have stories to tell tomorrow!

Here are a few examples of the tours we can put together - specially crafted for you and your group.

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Vermont Vineyard Tour

Vermont is making award winning wines from cold hearty grapes. Sip the afternoon away as we visit some of the areas best vineyards such as Shelburne, Lincoln Peak, Neshobe Valley, Boyden Valley, Huntington Valley, Charlotte Village.

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Farms, Foliage & Food

Explore a working Vermont farm and interact with the animals, taste and learn about bountiful local foods from apples to cheese all while travelling the vibrant fall colors on our back roads.

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Waterfalls & Farm Dinner

Hike the magical woods of Vermont along mountain streams to three cascading waterfalls and soak in the views from atop mountains and the serenity of our lakes. After the easy yet invigorating hikes, sit down to home style locally farmed dinner in a rustic setting.

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VT Highlands & Highlights

This is quintessential Vermont, quaint mountain towns, hills & farmland, covered bridges plus stops at a cider mill, and of course a tour of everyone’s favorite ice cream factory: Ben & Jerry’s!


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Excellent service

…taking us around to some local sites outside of Burlington. They picked up our family in a very nice van right from our hotel! Learned lots of local info along the way. Highly recommend!
~Becky B.

 
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More Information 

All Inclusive

Our tours are all inclusive! The tour price includes round-trip transportation, 16+ tastings, a light lunch, server gratuities, taxes and keepsakes.

Itinerary

All tour attendees will receive an email at least 48 hours before their scheduled tour containing information about estimated pick-up time, names and photos of your driver and host, tour itinerary, and an estimate of how long the tour will last.

Pick-Up /Drop-Off Locations

Middlebury & More Tasting Tours start in Middlebury Vermont, with pickup available within 2 miles of greater Middlebury Vermont.

Burlington Tasting Tours start in Burlington Vermont, with pickup available at the following locations:

Depending on your location, you should be ready for pick-up half an hour to 45 minutes before the tour is set to begin. Our bus seats 12 passengers — not including the driver and host — and our public tours are first-come, first-serve.

Please contact us if you have a large group or would like to book the entire bus for a private group or custom tour.

Outside Greater Middlebury and Burlington Vermont

Have a group of 4 or more? Contact us for custom bus tour booking and availability.

 

 

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Our Policies

Cancellations

If you need to cancel a tour booking, please contact us as soon as possible with your information and order number, or call us at 802-377-3170. We offer a full refund for cancellations made 2 or more weeks in advance of the tour date. After that, a partial refund will be made as follows:

  • less than 2 weeks in advance of the tour date — 75% refund

  • less than 1 week in advance of the tour date — 50% refund

  • less than 2 days in advance of the tour date — no refund

There are also instances where a tour could be cancelled by the staff — if there are fewer than 4 seats booked for a tour, or for safety issues due to bad weather. In the event there are too few bookings, attendees will be notified of the cancellation at least 48 hours in advance. Notification of cancellation due to bad weather will be made as soon as possible. Either way, a full refund will be issued — or if preferred, a booking for a future tour will be made.

Conduct

We want everyone to have fun on our tours! We ask that you drink responsibly and follow the tasting recommendations and amounts offered by the tasting room staff. And please, no drinking on the bus — drinking is limited to our tour venues only.

Attire

There is no dress code in Vermont — just please dress appropriately for the weather! But for safety reasons, no open toe shoes are allowed on the bus.