Mother’s Day 2017 along the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail

Here is what a few of our wineries have planned for Mother's Day weekend, May 13 & 14: Galen Glen We toast all ladies with a complimentary wine tasting and a Galen Glen tasting glass. Also, Grab a snack from Buy the Farm – Specializing in homemade dips, salsas, hummus and our winemaker’s favorite – homemade pita chips, Aaron and Marisa also bring locally sourced surprises like sandwiches and baked goods. Saturday — 11am – 5pm Sunday — Noon – 5pm Mimosas and Music at Vynecrest $3 Mimosas both Saturday and Sunday for Mother’s Day and Mike Spangler playing the baby grand piano in the Vyneskeller...

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LEHIGH VALLEY WINERIES WELCOME SPRING WITH WINE AND CHEESE PAIRING EVENT

Spring time for a local winery means bud break on the vine with vineyards coming back to life after being dormant all winter. It’s the kick-off of the growing season with the promise that it holds for the 2017 vintage. To celebrate the season, the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is inviting wine lovers to visit its nine member wineries on May 20 and 21 for the Spring Wine and Cheese Pairing event, where guests can sample complimentary pairings as follows: Amoré Vineyards & Winery, Nazareth – will serve a variety of Italian cheeses paired with wines appropriate to the nature of the...

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Vino in the Valley 2017 raffle prize winners

We are excited to announce the winners of this year's Vino in the Valley Passport Program raffle. We're giving away 10 Lehigh Valley Getaway Packages to passport holders who visited at least 8 of our trail's 9 wineries during our annual March event. Winners will be contacted by email before their prizes are sent out in order to confirm shipping address. Bear Creek Mountain Resort Getaway Winner: Randy Scheirer of Bath Crystal Springs Resort Getaway Winner: Howard Jacobsen of Bethlehem Hawk Mountain Bed & Breakfast Getaway Winner: Ed Hottinger of New Tripoli Couples Pampering Package Getaway at Glasbern Inn Winner: Heather Hinkle of Reading Hotel Bethlehem Getaway Winner: Linda Fasching...

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LEHIGH VALLEY WINEMAKERS RECOMMEND WINE AND FOOD PAIRINGS FOR EASTER DINNER

The owners of the nine family-owned and operated wineries of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail invite wine lovers to make their Easter holiday meal even more special by pairing dinner and dessert with local wine. They offer the following food and wine pairing suggestions for this year’s dinner: Amoré Vineyards & Winery, Nazareth - Pair Amore Pink Passion with ham, pork and sauerkraut or Rose Amore with baked ham. After dinner, relax with a glass of Rapport or Vidal Blanc dessert wines. Big Creek Vineyard and Winery, Kresgeville - recommends their Marechal Foch with a traditional roast leg of lamb, a full-bodied...

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Pinnacle Ridge brings come collection of awards from wine competition

Congratulations to Pinnacle Ridge Winery on its recent medals in the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition & Camp Good Days Wine Auction. In the past 3 years, Pinnacle Ridge has submitted 45 wines to this competition, and 44 have returned with medals! This includes two recent DOUBLE GOLD wins - one for our 2013 Vidal Blanc (in the 2014 competition), and another for our 2015 Quaff (in the 2017 competition). 2017 WINNERS: Double Gold 2015 Quaff Silver 2016 Naked Chardonnay 2016 Gruner Veltliner 2016 Traminette 2014 Veritas Blanc de Blanc Other Medal Winners 2016 Vidal Blanc 2016 Chambourcin Rose' 2013 Chambourcin Reserve 2015 Chambourcin 2015 Pinot Noir 2015 Merlot 2016 Cayuga Cuvee Chardonnay Brut Rose' Most of these wines are available...

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Clover Hill Spring events

Buck A Bottle Shipping Special All Clover Hill locations and online at www.cloverhillwinery.com April 6-9 This is your chance to stock up on Clover Hill wine for the Spring and Summer. Purchase 6 or more bottles and we will ship them for only a 'Buck A Bottle' shipping cost. We will ship your favorite Clover Hill wines right to your door - must order a minimum of 6 bottles. If you order a case, 12 bottles, or more we will also give you our 10% case discount. Shop at www.cloverhillwinery.com or call 610-395-2468 to place your order. Spring Flights - Pierogie Party The Winery in...

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Pinnacle Ridge Winery announces summer lineup of live music

Pinnacle Ridge Winery in Kutztown has finalized the details for its 2017 Summer Concert Series. They have 22 events scheduled from May to September featuring well know musicians including Craig Thatcher, Steve Brosky, Scott Marshall, Jay Stollman, and many more. They will also debut the brand new Twilight Concerts, a series of shows that run from 5:30-8:30 pm, allowing customers to take in one of the spectacular blazing sunsets, while the band plays and the evening cools down. Customers can buy wine by the bottle or glass – as well as beer provided by Saucony Creek Brewing Co, and cocktails made with...

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Wine and Cheesecake for a Cure at Galen Glen

Winery Hosts Eighth Annual Event to Benefit The American Cancer Society On Saturday, April 29 from noon to 4 pm, Dr. Rosalee Rehrig and her Relay for Life Team will partner with the staff at Galen Glen Winery in Andreas for their eighth annual Cheesecake for a Cure event to benefit The American Cancer Society. Guests to the winery can purchase slices of homemade cheese cake to pair with a glass of wine while they drink in the beauty of the vineyard. All proceeds from cheesecake sales are donated. In addition, the winery is donating one dollar from every bottle sold during...

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Franklin Hill wins awards at 2017 PA Wine Conference

Congratulations to Franklin Hill Vineyards in Bangor on winning the following awards at the recent 2017 Pennsylvania Wine Conference:   Best Dry White Wine - White Jade - a lightly oaked blend of Vidal Blanc and Chardonnay. Gold - Cask 530 - made using Social Still’s first batch of bourbon barrels that were filled with Chambourcin the day they were emptied and left to age almost a year. Silver - Potion X - seasonal pumpkin spice wine great when used in cocktails or served warm Bronze - Midnight Rush - sparkling plum wine in a can Bronze - Fire Cider - original hard cider infused with...

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LEHIGH VALLEY WINE TRAIL 2017 EVENTS HELP WINE LOVERS DISCOVER LOCAL WINES MADE BY REGION’S FAMILY-OWNED AND OPERATED WINERIES

The nine member wineries of the nonprofit Lehigh Valley Wine Trail will host six events in 2017, created to bring wine lovers from across the Mid-Atlantic to the Lehigh Valley American Viticultural Area. All events are free except for Wine on the Mountain, which requires a ticket, and the Vino in the Valley, which requires an event passport. (Note: each winery sets its own policy on wine tasting fees.) Event hours are Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon – 5 p.m. For more details on each of these annual events visit http://lehighvalleywinetrail.3seed.co/ and go to the...

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