Taste Your Way Through StoweJuly 21, 2021
by GO STOWE
Vermont may be known for its scenic mountain views and skiing in the winter, but did you know that it is also a desired destination for its food and drink scene year-round? The Green Mountain state is home to many local businesses that are taking the food and beverage world by storm with quality local ingredients and creative farm-to-table flare, and Stowe is no exception. View our recommendations below for foodie finds in the Stowe area.
The rolling hillsides of Vermont are filled with classic farms that produce world-class cheeses. As you make your way to Stowe you can get a taste of Vermont’s finest cheese. Pre-order cheeses for Saturday at Cabot Cheese Farmers’ Store. Alternatively, pick up or taste local cheeses at specialty food markets like Dedalus Wine Bar and Commodities Natural Market.
Insider Tip: Head down Route 100 towards Waterbury and Stowe for the Vermont Cheese Hunt, a scavenger hunt and curated insiders’ guide that will have you exploring Vermont’s outdoor environment, history, and its cheeses!
Whether you are a cider, beer or wine lover, Stowe has one-of-a-kind award-winning options. Experience a true local tasting tour—for ciders, check out Cold Hollow Cider Mill and Stowe Cider; for beer, head to Idletyme Brewing Company and von Trapp Brewing; and for wine, schedule a visit to Ellison Estate Vineyard. Be sure to take all your favorites home with you by shopping at a local craft beverage shop.
Although maple sugaring happens in the springtime, you can experience Vermont’s famous maple scene all year long. Stock up on products from a local sugarhouse like Stowe Maple Products or Nebraska Knoll Sugar Farm. Or take a maple sugaring tour at Trapp Family Lodge for an interactive experience.
Explore Stowe restaurants in the Go Stowe Dining Guide to visit while in town and browse the Go Stowe Shopping Guide for local shops and food and beverage carriers to take a piece of Stowe home with you. For additional information contact one of our vacation planning experts.