Do yoga outdoors amongst the vines at Tolino and Franklin Hill in August

Yoga in the Vineyard at Franklin Hill August 9 at 10 am Our summer series continues with Silver Kim from Kula Heart Yoga leading us in an hour of relaxing and revitalizing yoga followed by a light brunch and mimosas. This is a sell-out event each month, so please call today to reserve your patch of grass. Our final Yoga in the Vineyard will be September 6. Vinyasa in the Vineyard at Tolino Vinyasa in the Vineyard continues through the fall. Join Jackie of Om-azing Yoga for a 60-minute class suitable for all levels. Join us on August 15 and September 19 at 11...

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A Word from the Wine Trail by Brad Knapp of Pinnacle Ridge

After growing grapes for 24 years, I have come to one simple conclusion – there is no such thing as typical. Every vintage is different and often, very different, than other vintages. This past winter was fairly miserable, very cold, snowy and long. The winter lingered later than normal and this resulted in a late spring with a later than normal date for bud-break. Bud-break is one of the biological markers of the vineyard calendar – the vines tell you where they are by their biological responses – bud-break is an early indicator. Another is verasion, the point in time when...

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Three Questions with… Sarah Troxell of Galen Glen Vineyards

1. Stone Cellar Barrel 29 recently returned to the wine list. If someone is new to dessert wines, what should they know about how best to enjoy a rich wine such as this? What should it be paired with? After a lengthy wait, we recently released 120 cases of our Barrel Twenty-Nine, a port style dessert wine. Barrel Twenty-Nine features prominent notes of coffee, dark cocoa and dried cherry. When pairing dessert wines, keep in mind that the wine should be sweeter than the dessert. For Barrel Twenty-Nine we recommend rich desserts, but not overly sweet, like a flourless dark chocolate...

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Live Music and Food Trucks at Tolino Vineyards

Enjoy live music from local artists with food from local food trucks and a glass or bottle of local wine this summer and fall at Tolino Vineyards. Here's the schedule: Saturday Music Series - 1 pm August 1- Supra Ayers Kilcoyne Kelly Quartet August 8 - Peshi August 15 - Tom Vicario August 22 - Matt Wheeler August 29 - Brummy Brothers Food Trucks: August 15 - Geakers Tacos @ 1 pm September 26 - Taza Truck and Aioli Truck at the Music Festival October 10 - Bad Bones BBQ @ 1 pm October 17 - Trixies Treats @ 1 pm October 24 - Stuffed to the Grills @1 pm October 31 - Taza...

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Enter the Clover Hill Chili Cook-off at the Great Allentown Fair

We are having a chili cook off at the Great Allentown Fair! First prize is a $200 Clover Hill gift card. Second prize is a $125 gift card and third prize a $75. There will be additional prizes for 4th through 5th place. Simply create an original chili recipe including a Clover Hill wine as an ingredient to enrich your newly crafted chili. Registration deadline is August 8, 2015. http://www.allentownfairpa.org/images/2015-contests/PDFS/Culinary/20157CloverHillWineryChili.pdf  ...

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Thanks for joining us at Wine on the Mountain!

We'd like to say a big THANK YOU to everyone who joined us this past weekend for our 12th Annual Wine on the Mountain event at Penn's Peak. We hope you had a good time! If you ordered your tickets online, expect to receive an email with a link to a short online survey about your experience at this year's event. We want your feedback! Our wine trail takes a break in August before resuming our annual events in September with this one. Mark your calendars and plan to join us! http://lehighvalleywinetrail.com/harvest-weekend-2/...

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Franklin Hill’s summer hashtag contest is back

To enter, take a picture of a bottle of Sir Walter's Red wine at your favorite vacation spot. Upload it to our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter page, or email it to us at cheryl@franklinhillvineyards.com. Use the hashtag ‪#‎FHVwhereswalter‬ and you'll automatically by entered to win a FREE CASE OF WINE!  your photo's to win! Deadline to enter is September 20, 2015. Winner will be picked September 22, 2015. www.franklinhillvineyards.com ...

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Clover Hill Owner’s Selection for July: Merlot

For the month of July Merlot is discounted 10% at all Clover Hill locations. Receive a 20% discount when included in a case purchase. Now only $13.49. A dry, oaked, red wine. Aged in Pennsylvania oak barrels for 9 months to create a complex wine. Dry in the finish and medium in body with aromas and flavors of blackberry, black raspberry, plum and caramel. Pairs particularly well with pasta in red sauce, steaks with mustard-pepper crust or Italian sausage. www.cloverhillwinery.com...

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