Zoll Vineyards is bringing the winemaker’s art to Gloucester.
After years owning his first vineyard in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, Frank Zoll has relocated his efforts to Dutton. Zoll followed his parents to the Gloucester neighborhood, and brought with him years of experience in the wine business.
Officially opened on Nov. 11, Zoll Vineyards aims to be a new fixture of community, and culture for the area. The vineyard stretches over 16 and a half acres of land, with a main building of 10,000 square feet. The tasting room provides guests with their choice of wine or cider, with pairings of chocolates and cheeses. Plans are also being made to source local honey from beekeepers to make mead in the future.
The work of getting open has not been easy. Acquiring the proper licensure for the business has been a long process. However, the wait hasn’t changed Zoll’s drive to open the doors. “It’s exciting,” said Zoll. “I know how hard we have ...
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