Join us for a deliciously festive NYE Celebration! Chef Gallagher has created an elegant prie-fixe menu and the uber popular Psychedelic 60's will have the 'Back Room' rockin' from 10 pm until 1 am. Come have dinner and party with us! Dinner seatings begin at 5:30 pm. For reservations, 860.767.1776.
One of the oldest continuously operated inns in the country, The Griswold Inn opened its doors for business in 1776 and has been catering to yachtsmen and overland travelers ever since. We are situated in the historic hamlet of Essex, nestled on the banks of the Connecticut River. Anyone familiar with Essex knows it as an extraordinary town and The Griswold Inn - a very special place. Although the Inn exudes the charm of days gone by, we are anything but dated. From our sophisticated cuisine, extensive wine offerings, comfortable accommodations, and modern amenities, The Griswold Inn offers the best of times.
As you may or may not know, The Griswold Inn is renowned for our seasonal Festival of Game menu featured every year in the month of December. This is the perfect opportunity to try a variety of game offerings, as well as to taste some well-matched wines with one ultimate objective in mind: to elevate your dining experience [...] View ->
Even though Argentina has been growing wine grapes for over 400 years, it has been only the past twenty years that the country has made its mark in the world’s wine industry and it has done so with the unlikely yet celebrated grape: Malbec. In fact, Argentina is now the fifth-largest wine-producing country in the [...] View ->
Dry white Bordeaux wine may be relatively unknown to the average American palate and certainly underappreciated in the wine world, particularly because Bordeaux has been built on a footing of red wine. Even the famous sweet whites like Sauternes or Barsac receive much more attention than most dry whites from Bordeaux. They have [...] View ->