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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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Waste of time

Unfortunately, our experience was less than stellar. The best thing about this winery was sitting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
CatharineB
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Ottawa, Canada
Must visit orchard & winery

If you are visiting the Berkshire mountain area you need to stop at this winery. It's actually an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sheggy01jsd
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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“cider donuts” (21 reviews)
“mash” (7 reviews)
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508 Canaan Rd, Richmond, MA 01254-5116
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 sheggy01jsd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this winery on a short trip from our hotel. Wonderful options and very friendly staff. Made us feel at home even with our young children, as they brought out toys to keep the children occupied while we did the tasting. Kids loved...More

Thank heatherr1976
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Furnace Brook is a typical small winery experience. The trip there and back is extremely scenic, and half the pleasure itself. As for the wines, for the most part they all need more flavor and seem a little watery. Except for the Reisling which is...More

Thank RogerCVC
Reviewed 29 June 2017

What a unique way to kick off a wedding weekend! The wine is fabulous, my favorite however is Johnny Mash Cider, paired with the apple cider donuts hot out of the pot!! The food was delicious, especially the mac and cheese. The beef was done...More

Thank Peggie W
Reviewed 28 June 2017

What a great place to go for a wine tasting! The staff is friendly and helpful as well as knowledgeable about the wines. Got a cheese platter and a glass of wine to sit outside and enjoy the view. My daughter enjoyed apple picking as...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We travel to the Berkshires every summer and this is one of our just stops every trip. One of our favorite visits was having a picnic lunch outside of the winery with my two young girls. The wine is delicious (moscato and Riesling are my...More

Thank SR621
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I so enjoyed the wine tasting with employee Jose leading the way. He was so polite and informative. The wines were delicious and we left with four bottles. The cider donuts were to die for. A lovely way to spend an afternoon. .

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helga2522
24 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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