A Word from the Wine Trail by Jan Landis of Vynecrest

We at the wineries are entering a very busy season. As you know, April started off warm and springlike and then turned into a cool and sunless May. Bud break in the vineyard was a little later than usual this year, but with the cooler weather, that was okay. We managed to avoid the late spring frosts which hurt other fruit growers and now we are enjoying the warmer weather and sunshine. The vines are growing and we are all busy with new plantings, tying up the older vines after pruning, and regular vineyard maintenance. Meanwhile in the wineries we are bottling...

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Three Questions with Elaine Pivinski – Franklin Hill Vineyards

1. Franklin Hill has recently become known for its fun events like painting classes and yoga in the vineyard. How do you think these events enhance customers’ experience when visiting your winery? At Franklin Hill Vineyards, we want our guests to really experience our wines, and what better way than to pair wine with events? Whether it's yoga and brunch in our beautiful vineyard, hikes in the vineyard, food trucks and wine in the pavilion, or an evening of painting and wine in the cellar, visitors feel welcome and relaxed. We are always coming up with great ways experience our wines. 2....

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Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day everyone! Despite this gloomy and rainy weather, several of our wineries are open today, but not all of them are. So be sure to call the ones you plan to visit before heading out. Our family-owned and operated wineries join you in remembering those who served their country and gave the ultimate sacrifice for it....

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This weekend at Vynecrest

This weekend at Vynecrest: May 28 - Summer Kick-Off Party The Füd Truck will be here 11am-5pm with a special menu including "The Lemberger." Ryan Peters on guitar in the Vyneskeller 1-4 pm. Free admission. May 29 - Jazz Sunday and Vineyard Tour Jazz Sunday - live Jazz in the Vyneskeller from 1 - 4pm. Free admission. Winemaker's tour of the vineyard at 1pm for $5 per person. Reservations suggested, 610-398-7525 www.vynecrest.com ...

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Yoga at the Vineyard at Blue Mountain

Yoga at the Vineyard at Blue Mountain Vineyards Sunday, May 29 - 9-11 am Join us at Blue Mountain Vineyards with Shanti Health and Wellness to enjoy a 60 minute gentle yoga class at our vineyard followed by a wine tasting and snacks. We'll be outside, weather permitting. All levels welcome. $25 per person: includes yoga, wine tasting, and healthy snacks. https://www.bluemountainwine.com/may-2016/yoga-at-the-vineyard...

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