Wine on the Mountain crafters announced

We are excited to have the following vendors join us for this year's Wine on the Mountain - Lehigh Valley Wine Trail wine festival at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe, July 23 & 24: Country Glo Candles Anastasia Smith Art - hand-painted glassware Serving Stone Creations - granite serving stones JD Gourmet oils and vinegars Larona Jewelry - hand-crafted jewelry and art umbrellas Infiniti Baskets - baskets, wine bottle lights, and candles Rustic Country - wood bowls, candles, and stoppers Stray Dog Candles - up-cycled bottles and candles Crystal Glass Designs - hand-painted wine and beer glasses Top Shelf Specialties - touchstone crystal jewelry and wine t-shirts (FYI - all vendor spaces are now...

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Three Questions with Sarah Troxell of Galen Glen

1. Tell us about your dog, Clemens. He seems to be the official mascot for the winery. What is his job? Clemens is an exuberant, powerfully built seven-year-old yellow lab who just completed rehab for his second ACL surgery. Every weekday morning, he faithfully heads out with the Galen Glen vineyard crew and is particularly talented at finding bird and mouse nests in the canopy. Clem also loves to chase birds and any other wildlife that might wander onto our farm. However, like any working human, Clemens rests on the weekends, sleeping for most of it! 2. In the warm weather months...

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

In the winery, we often get visitors from outside of the Lehigh Valley area that ask questions about the kinds of grapes and wines that we are able to make within the Lehigh Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA). Wine growing regions are defined by several factors including climate/weather, soils, topography etc., all of which affect which varieties of grapes can be successfully grown and the styles of the wines made from them. When I am faced with a wine from a region that I am not familiar with, the first thing I try to understand is the general climate. Is this...

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Saturday winery events

Get outside and enjoy this beautiful day and local ‪wine at our wineries! Here is what's happening at two of them: Pinnacle Ridge Winery welcomes the Aioli Food Truck this Saturday, June 25 from noon-5 pm. Saturday live music today at Tolino Vineyards by Glen Kakowski at 1pm. Free! Bread and Oil Pairing at Galen Glen - Savor a baguette baked on a firebrick lined coal oven from Padora's Italian Bakery and Seasons' Spanish olive oil with herbs for $5. Paired with your favorite glass of wine and our panoramic vineyard views. ...

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Reminder – Food Truck Friday TONIGHT at Galen Glen

Food Truck Friday at Galen Glen Vineyard & Winery Friday, June 24 from 5-8 pm We welcome Harold and the crew from Atomic Hogs Pit BBQ, known for serving BBQ, Ribs and other Southern dishes at Penn State football games. Purchase a snack or dinner to enjoy with your favorite glass of wine while drinking in the beauty of the growing vines. Learn more at: http://www.atomichogspitbbq.com/. Rain or shine event (limited indoor seating); no reservations required. (Future Food Truck Fridays: July 29 & August 26.)...

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