Wilmington, the Northern Head of the Delaware Beer, Wine & Spirits Trail

“From the time it was a Dutch colony, Delaware had a ‘go big or go home’ attitude toward beer.”


– Tony Russo, “Delaware Beer: The Story of Brewing in the First State”

That attitude hasn’t changed today. Sam Calagione and Dogfish Head turned Delaware into a craft beer destination, but it took dozens of dedicated brewers to create the brew scene that exists today. And it doesn’t stop there. New breeds of “craft” are spawning throughout Greater Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley at a rapid pace with the rise of small batch meads, ciders and spirits. Over 60 wineries throughout Delaware and neighboring states have formed the Vintage Atlantic Wine Region, the East Coast’s newest destination for wine lovers with over six trails in four states.

Follow the Trail

We invite you to choose your own adventure on any path that runs through on the Greater Wilmington head of the Delaware Beer, Wine & Spirits Trail, based on the brew that best suits you.

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