Litchfield Jazz Festival & Jazz Camp


Beer & Wine

Beer & Wine at the Festival

2015 Offerings - Beer

A. Gallo & Company, Half Full Brewery and Yuengling have joined together and generously donated Festival beer in support of need-based scholarships to Litchfield Jazz Camp.

Enjoy a selection of beers on tap (Bright Ale and Peach Wheat) from Connecticut's own Half Full Brewery.  Half Full Brewery opened in 2012 and thanks to popular artisan crafted ales and upbeat branding it has successfully tapped into craft beer enthusiasm in Connecticut.

Enjoy Yuengling Lager provided by America’s Oldest Brewery. D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc is a family owned and operated brewery built on strong heritage and traditions with a commitment to producing the highest quality Lagers, Porters and Ales.


A. Gallo & Company in Litchfield, CT provides Miller/Coors/Import products to its customers in addition to a premier non-alcoholic portfolio of products including Snapple.


2015 Offerings - Wine

Master Brands has graciously donated all of the wines for the Festival, to benefit our Litchfield Jazz Camper scholarships to in-need students.  

CLICK HERE for a message from Master Brands and details on the selected wines for sale over the weekend. 

Enjoy a glass of Master Brands reds or sip a cool glass of their whites or rosé. This year they will showcase wines from their Premium and Artistan Collections. Master Brands' fine wine portfolio underscores thier love for the unique, featuring many small-batch, handmade wines from artisanal winemakers found the world over. While enjoying this weekend’s musical offerings, pair your jazz with wines from Master Brands that will perfectly complement the music, mood, and joy in the artist.

The ROTATION wines are a unique blend of different vintages. This year we will feature Merlot (2011); perfectly suited for relaxing with friends, good food and of-course the sounds of world-class Jazz!

The ALFRESCO wines represent purity and elegance. The results are perfectly 'Crisp, Fresh and Unoaked' wines. As the name says, they are ideal for summer and the outdoors. Moscato (2012) will be available for purchase.

Master Brands will be pouring Terre Promise Rosé (2012)imported from Provence. TERRE PROMISE is truly wine from the 'promised land'. It is born from a century-old family run vineyard, Château Henri Bonnaud, located perfectly in the world's premiere Rosé territory. There is no better way to celebrate summer!

Last, but not least, Master Brands will feature Nicolas Idiart Pinot Noir (2013. The wine is the namesake of winemaker Nicolas Idiart, founder of Maison Idiart and graduate of the renowned winemaking school in Bordeaux. This wine shows a beautiful ruby color and develops red berry flavors (cherry, currant and raspberry) mixed with licorice and spice.


2015 Drinks at the Friends of the Festival Gala:

If you are joining us for the Friends of the Festival Opening Night Gala on Friday, August 8, you will enjoy complimentary brews from Olde Burnside Brewing Company,. wines from Vandoren's private French vineyard, complimentary teas from Harney & Sons and water from Crystal Rock.


Please note that while you are welcome to bring a picnic on the lawn or enjoy the selection from our food vendorsyou are not allowed to bring your own alcohol or glass onto the Goshen Fairgrounds for the Jazz Festival.

What else do you need to know before you pack up the car?  See our FAQs page for all the details.









Photo by Terry Grady.