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March in Newport has us all buzzing about the Annual Newport St. Patrick’s Day Parade, but Aquidneck Island has a ton of great events going on all month. The team at Newport Vineyards has lined up more than a few them, and they’re excited to share upcoming dates for live music, comedy, classes, chef’s dinners and more.

“We’re especially excited about the Fireside Live Music Series,” said Cassandra Earle, Newport Vineyards Director of Marketing and Events. “We kicked the series off last month (Feb 24th) with Bill Bartholomew of Silverteeth and Christopher Knott – and over one hundred friends  enjoyed an extended evening wine tasting, sitting by the fire pits, enjoying light fare from the Vineyard Café, all while the sunset set over the vineyard.”

The series will continue March 24th with Wind in Sails, a group led by local Evan Pharmakis. Check out Newport Vineyards events for the next month below – including one event happening tonight! Buy your tickets and mark your calendars.

March 8th – Paint + Palate. Tonight! “Paint and palate” as Kenneth Blane from A Piece of Newport walks guests through a fun evening of wine glass painting. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine while you channel your inner artist painting directly on a wine glass you can take home that night! After class, enjoy Flight Night at Brix Restaurant featuring $10 wine or beer flights, Chef’s Bite Board, Cheese Boards and more.

Wednesday, March 8 | 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


$35 per person

includes glass for painting, (1) glass of wine during the class and finished painted wine glass to take home

March 15th – Vineyard Vinyasa Yoga Series

Un-wine-d with a yoga class unlike any other. Held at Newport Vineyards and presented by Thames Street Yoga & Shunya Studio, embark on a 1 hour and 15 mins yoga class, followed by a Newport Vineyards wine tasting. Dine at Brix Restaurant following the tasting to cap off the night.

Wednesday, March 15


5:45 – 7:00 – yoga presented by Thames Street Yoga & Shunya Studio

BYOM (bring your own mat)

7:00 – 8:00 Newport Vineyards wine tasting

$26 per person, includes yoga class and wine tasting samples

Wine by the glass available for purchase

March 16th – Eat Local + Drink Local Revival Beer Dinner

Newport Vineyards is trading grapes for hops for this epic Eat Local + Drink Local Revival Beer Dinner. Sink your teeth into Executive Chef Andy Teixeira’s 5-course menu, paired with the wicked good beer of Revival Brewing Company This is going to be amazing, consider yourself warned and reserve your spot today.

Thursday, March 16 | 7:00 p.m.

Held in the winery


$65 per person (tax and gratuity additional)

Reservations required, please call 401.848.5161 x2.

March 23rd – Milk & Honey Wine and Cheese Class

Milk & Honey Cheese + Wine = BLISS

Join the Newport Vineyards crew for an evening where wine and cheese experts take you on a journey through Milk & Honey cheeses paired with Newport Vineyards wines. PLUS! Receive $5 a purchase of $25 or more in the Marketplace that evening only.* Dine at Brix following the class to cap off the night in front of their fireplace.

Thursday, March 23 | 6pm – 7:30pm

$42 per person


*Cannot be combined with any other offers. Valid only to class attendees. Valid 3/23/17 only. Limited number of tickets available.

March 24th – Fireside Live Music Friday: Wind in Sails

Join Newport Vineyards for an extended evening wine tasting! Set in the Meadow Room overlooking our Cafe lawn firepits, enjoy live music from Wind in Sails’ Evan Pharmakis while you sip and savor. Enjoy wine tastings, wine, beer and sangria from the Vineyard Cafe bar and light nosh from their Wine-d Down Menu. Then head upstairs to cozy up by the Brix fireplace for Executive Chef Andy’s Fireside Friday Special Menu and $10 wine -OR- beer flights. Cheers to winter!

Friday, March 24

5pm – 8pm: Extended Tasting Hours

5pm – 10pm: Dine at Brix – RESERVATIONS

Wine Tasting is $12 or $15 with the souvenir logo glass

Glass of wine, beer, sangria and Wine-d Down nosh available for purchase in the Cafe

SPECIAL: 1/2 price wine tasting for Cru/Case Club Members AND DOUBLE POINTS in the Marketplace and Brix that evening only

RSVP HERE | Pay at the door

April 1st – April Fools Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show

Kick off April at Newport Vineyards for an April Fools evening of wine and a barrel of laughs as host and comedian Jeremy Furtado welcomes comedians from around the region and headliner Greg Stone.

While it’s often said that tragedy plus time equals comedy, it could just as easily be said that enthusiasm minus caution equals comedian Greg Stone. Regarded by his peers as one of the funniest storytellers in New York, Greg is a fixture at many of Manhattan’s top comedy clubs and independent shows, where he shares true stories of the highs and lows caused by his lack of inhibition. Greg has recently performed on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, TruTV’s “Friends of the People,” and AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live.” Bowing to the increasing demand that he be heard and not seen, Greg has also been featured on Sirius/XM Radio’s The Bennington Show, hit podcasts like “Tuesdays with Stories” and not-a-hit-but-still-hilarious podcasts like “The Rad Dudecast,” which Greg co-hosts with Anthony DeVito and Brendan Eyre.

Make it dinner and a show with reservations at BRIX Restaurant or our Vineyard Cafe (staying open late exclusively for the show!). Reservations required, please call 401.848.5161 x2.

Saturday, April 1


$25 in advance

$20 for Case Club/Cru Club members (Discount Code Required – refer to email or call 401.848.5161×0 for code)

8:00 p.m. – Showtime