Wine tour to benefit AWS

An autumn wine tour to benefit the Animal Welfare Society in New Milford will be held Oct. 20.

The day trip will include roundtrip transportation aboard a coach bus to five or six wineries in the region, lunch, special discounts, souvenir wine glasses and a chance to view the foliage in Litchfield County.

Wineries that may be visited will include Sunset Meadows, Jerram Winery, Haight-Brown Vineyard, Hopkins Vineyard, Connecticut Valley Winery and Miranda Vineyard.

The rain or shine trip will depart New Milford at 9 a.m. and return between 7 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $125 per person or $225 for a pair of tickets. All ticket-holders must be 21.

For more information and reservations, call 203-770-5602 or email