A cool beer on a hot afternoon. A refreshing taste of wine just off the vine. What better way to relax and unwind in and around Ogunquit. Our area is home to some of New England’s finest craft breweries, wineries and vineyards. Best of all, they’re right here, or nearby and easy to get to. We thought we’d point out a few of our favorites. Of course, feel free to head out and find a few of your own too. That’s the fun of it.
SoMe Brewing Company
1 York Street, Unit 3, York
Just to our south in York, SoMe is a small brewery putting out some big beers. Visitors to their tasting room can sample eight varieties, either in flights or larger samples, and order snacks, too. SoMe is so proud to be from southern Maine that our region’s traditions are making it into their beer titles — our favorite is Whoopie Pie Stout, the dessert beer to end all dessert beers. Batson River Fish Camp 73 Mile Rd, Wells Located just off Route 1 in Wells, Batson River Fish Camp is the perfect place to refuel and recharge. Batson beers are brewed right on site – offering a thoughtful curation of craft beers including our newest addition, a Local Lager and other imaginative offerings such as our Barber Chair Bitter. Cocktails using homemade spirits and pub food are also available. Tributary Brewing Co. 10 Shapleigh Rd, KitteryK Kittery’s Tributary Brewing Co.’s brewmaster is widely known in the world of hops and barley throughout New England and beyond. Tod Mott created the original Harpoon IPA and Portsmouth Brewery’s Kate the Great, and he’s since set out to make his own Maine craft beers. Tributary’s tasting room also hosts live music on weekend afternoons, making for a great afternoon trip.
Brickyard Hollow Brewing Company
335 Main Street, Ogunquit,
What goes better with pizza than a great craft beer? The Brickyard Hollow Brewing Co, featuring lots and lots of Maine craft brews, and what is widely recognized as the best pizza in town. The Ogunquit Brickyard location is a beautiful space for eating and drinking with friends and meeting up within the community! Local craft beer and great pizza! What more could you ask for?
Cornerstone Artisanal Pizza and Craft Beer
228 Main St, Ogunquit
Inventive, stone-fired pizzas with housemade crusts & local beer served in one of the area’s coolest spaces. At Cornerstone they believe that pizza should be made from scratch. They also believe you should know the name of the person who brewed your beer. Which is why they only buy their beer from local brewers. Try one out and you’ll see why.
VINEYARDS & WINERIES
Coastal Wine Ogunquit
239 Shore Rd, Ogunquit
Coastal Wine Ogunquit has an ever-changing collection of 100+ unique wines to enjoy on-site or take away with you. Laid back, casual, and inviting wine tasting room and retail shop nestled between Perkins Cove and downtown Ogunquit. Particularly inspired by California, its inviting wine tasting rooms are inspired by Santa Barbara and the west coast to the east coast, and furthermore to our Ogunquit community!
Graze + Vine
509 Main Street, Ogunquit
Graze + Vine is an Ogunquit mainstay. This neighborhood wine bar and bottle shop is small but well organized with a large selection of wines, beers and ciders. Indoor seating is limited during warmer months but there is an outdoor area with picnic tables and shade umbrellas where you can enjoy your favorite beverage,along with a range of appetizers … including marinated olives, cheese boards, charcuterie selections and seasonal accompaniments.
173 Port Road, Kennebunkport
Old Vines takes you from the heart of Kennebunkport’s Lower Village on a tasting tour of wines from all over the world. The winery’s extensive selection of fine wine hails from smaller, family run vineyards and lesser-known producers. The food menu is distinctive in its flair and level of sophistication. Located in a 19th-century barn, Old Vines features outdoor seating as well.
Prospect Hill Winery and Vineyard
318 Orrills Hill Road, Lebanon
Located in southern Maine, just 27 miles and 42 minutes from Ogunquit, Prospect Hill crafts 15 unique, award winning wines from 13 estate grown grape varieties. Enjoy wine tastings,vineyard tours, and information on cultivating northern climate grapes and the wine making process. Open every Sunday, or by appointment from 1-5pm through early October.
Salmon Falls Wineries
22 Academy Street, South Berwick
Located just 29 minutes from Ogunquit, Salmon Falls Winery is a family-owned boutique vineyard whose wines are inspired by the best of France using the best of California. Located in the heart of South Berwick, Maine, the wines are crafted from premium California grapes… right here in Maine. Focused on the production of Rhone and Bordeaux-style wines from premium California grapes. Tours and tastings.
That’s about it. Ten places that will definitely lift your spirits on your trip to The Dunes and Ogunquit. Stop by our front desk for information and even more suggestions.