RED WINE LOVERS CAN DISCOVER WINES FROM THE LESSER-KNOWN CHAMBOURCIN GRAPE DURING OCTOBER LEHIGH VALLEY WINE TRAIL EVENT

Red wine lovers know Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, but do they know Chambourcin? The Lehigh Valley’s wine grape may be lesser known amongst the more popular varieties, but it grows so well in the climate and soil of this region that it has become the only wine grape that is grown by all nine wineries of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail. Local wine lovers can become discover it during the wine trail’s Chambourcin Weekend event on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21. Each winery will feature activities such as wine tastings, live entertainment, vineyard tours, or food and...

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Lehigh Valley Viticulture the Focus of Annual Harvest Weekend Celebration along the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail

  On Saturday, Sept. 8 and Sunday, Sept. 9, the nine locally owned and operated wineries of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail will celebrate the grape harvest during the annual Harvest Weekend event. The wineries will welcome wine lovers for a variety of different activities and features at each winery, such as wine tastings, vineyard and winery tours, food and wine pairings, food trucks, and live entertainment. (See below for a complete list of activities.) Event hours are Saturday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon - 5 p.m. Harvest Weekend is a free event, however each winery sets...

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BLACK RIVER FARMS WINERY JOINS LEHIGH VALLEY WINE TRAIL

The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail announced today the addition of a new winery member. Black River Farms has joined the nonprofit organization, which promotes viticulture in the region. Black River Farms is an urban vineyard and winery located off of Rt. 378 in Lower Saucon Township, two miles south of downtown Bethlehem. Owned by Andy and Kris Warner, the 17-acre farm was established in 2009 and features a sustainable nine-acre vineyard growing 14 varieties of grapes. In addition to growing wine grapes, the farm produces and sells fruits and vegetables, flowers, and free-range chicken eggs. Its red wines include Chambourcin, Cabernet Franc,...

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Enter to win a pair of tickets to The Vintner’s Experience this June!

  The Lehigh Valley is giving away 10 pairs of tickets to next month's new event - The Vintner's Experience - taking place at all 8 member wineries on weekends in June. HOW TO ENTER: Enter to win a pair of tickets by completing the form below. Deadline to enter is Friday, 5/25 at midnight (DST). Winners will be announced on the LVWT Facebook page and will be contacted by email. RULES: Must be age 21 or older to enter. One entry per person. Multiple entries from the same individual will be eliminated, despite using a different email address. Tickets have no cash value. Tickets must...

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LEHIGH VALLEY WINE TRAIL MONTH IN JUNE A MONTH-LONG CELEBRATION OF THE REGION’S VITICULTURE

Restaurant promotion and new event – The Vintner’s Experience – will celebrate 10thanniversary of the Lehigh Valley AVA. The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Lehigh Valley American Viticultural Area in 2018 with a brand new event and restaurant partnership promotion to encourage wine lovers to buy and drink local wine in June. Lehigh Valley Wine Trail Month will take place throughout June and features two components: The Vintner’s Experience features unique experiences at each of the trail’s eight member wineries on weekends which will expose customers to the wine making process in a fun and educational way....

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Vino in the Valley FAQs

If you've never participated in our annual Vino in the Valley event you might have some questions. So we summarized the most popular questions we get asked and listed them below with answers. We hope this helps! What weekends does the event take place? March 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25. It does not take place on weekdays, nor does it take place on Saturday, March 31. Also, it only takes place at the member wineries, not at their wine shoppe locations. What are the hours? Saturdays - 11 am - 5 pm, and Sundays noon...

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Vino in the Valley restaurant gift card giveaway for passport holders

New this year for Vino in the Valley 2018: Each winery will be giving away 25 $50 local restaurant gift certificates to passport holders at random over the four weekends of the event. There will be 200 instant winners! One in 9 passport holders will win. Visit all 8 wineries to improve your chance of winning. Below is the list of wineries and the local restaurants each of them will be giving away their gift certificates to: Amore - Copperhead Grill, Hotel Bethlehem, Dolce Mama, Hanoverville Roadhouse, Prime Steakhouse Blue Mountain - Broadway Grille & Pub, Bonnie & Clyde's Clover Hill - K'Town...

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2018 Vino in the Valley Food & Wine Pairings

The Vino in the Valley Passport Program along the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail is a food and wine tasting adventure that beings when you purchase a passport for $35 and then visit each of the wineries during the four weekends in March. As you visit our eight member wineries you will be offered delicious food and wine pairings (tasting sized) to sample. Your passport will be stamped during each visit and ultimately entered into the Grand Prize Drawing once it has stamps from all eight wineries. Here is what our wineries have planned for you for 2018: Amore March 3 & 4 – Italian Wedding...

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VINO IN THE VALLEY PASSPORT PROGRAM TEACHES WINE LOVERS HOW BEST TO PAIR FOOD WITH LOCAL WINE

Which wine goes with chicken? How about pork? What about pasta with cream sauce? Wine lovers who find themselves debating these food and wine pairing dilemmas can learn the basics of what goes into a perfect pairing during the Vino in the Valley passport program by the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail. The annual event introduces wine lovers to locally produced wines by encouraging them to explore all eight wineries that belong to the Wine Trail during the four weekends in March. It features wine and food pairings for passport holders at each member winery, allowing them to explore how each wine...

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