LEHIGH VALLEY CIDER AND WINE FESTIVAL SET FOR OCTOBER 24 AT COCA-COLA PARK

The Lehigh Valley Cider and Wine Festival – an on-field event featuring hard cider and wine tastings from local and regional cideries and wineries – makes its debut on Sat., Oct. 24 from noon to 5 p.m. at Coca-Cola Park. Attendees each receive a collector’s stemless glass to enjoy their cider and wine tastings and can also purchase a variety of food and crafts from local food trucks, vendors and artisans. The festival – which takes place during Pennsylvania Wine Month — also includes live entertainment, panel discussions describing the process of making both cider and wine, the ability to...

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LEHIGH VALLEY WINERIES AND WINE LOVERS TO ONCE AGAIN TAKE OVER PENN’S PEAK FOR 12th ANNUAL WINE ON THE MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL

The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail’s annual wine festival, Wine on the Mountain, returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe for its 12th year Saturday, July 25 and Sunday, July 26 from noon to 5 p.m. both days. Wine on the Mountain features wine tastings and sales by the glass, bottle and case from Lehigh Valley wineries, and light fare available for purchase from Roadies Restaurant. There is also live musical entertainment with the Robert Michaels performing on Saturday and Kato performing on Sunday. The well-known venue offers panoramic views of Beltzville Lake and the surrounding Appalachian mountainside from its large open-air...

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Save the Date – 12th Annual Wine on the Mountain wine festival returns to Penn’s Peak on July 25 & 26

WHAT: The twelfth edition of the Wine on the Mountain wine festival includes wine samplings and sales from Lehigh Valley wineries, local artisans selling wine-related arts and crafts, and light fare available for purchase, as well as live music both days. It is a rain-or-shine event since it is held inside Penn’s Peak in air-conditioned comfort. Tickets are required for this event and are now on sale at member wineries, online via EventBrite, and at the Penn’s Peak box office. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wine-on-the-mountain-at-penns-peak-tickets-16607238698 They are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door on Saturday, and $15 at the door on Sunday. Admission includes a...

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LEHIGH VALLEY WINERIES WELCOME SPRING WITH NEW WINE TRAIL EVENT MAY 16 & 17

Spring is an important time in the vineyards at the nine wineries that make up the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail. It’s when bud break on the vine occurs and the vineyards spring back to life after being dormant all winter. It kicks off the growing season along with all the promise that it holds. To celebrate the season, the wine trail is hosting a new event, May 16 and 17. The Spring Wine & Cheese Pairing event invites guests to sample wine and cheese pairings at each member winery. The theme of this year’s event is “Local Wine with Cheeses from Around...

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LEHIGH VALLEY WINERIES OFFER ALTERNATIVE MOTHER’S DAY PLANS

Wine lovers looking to do something different this year to celebrate Mother’s Day can take mom to a Lehigh Valley Wine Trail member winery for the following activities and events: Blue Mountain Vineyards, New Tripoli – Reserve a table for Sunday Blues from 2 – 5 pm with award-winning band Scott Marshall and Marshall’s Highway ($5 cover charge includes wine tasting; reservations required) and bring a picnic lunch. To honor every woman who visits on Mother’s Day, they will receive a complimentary carnation (while supplies last). Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery, Breinigsville – On Friday, May 8 at all Clover Hill location Guests can sample...

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LEHIGH VALLEY WINERIES RECOMMEND WINE AND FOOD PAIRINGS FOR EASTER DINNER

The owners of the nine family-owned and operated wineries of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail understand how important the Easter meal is for gathering with family and friends, and offers 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 – Their Vin di Pasqualina is a great all-around wine for traditional Easter dinners. Both sweet and dry wine fans will enjoy the...

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LOCAL WINERIES MAKE SPECIAL PLANS FOR LOVERS THIS VALENTINE’S DAY WEEKEND

Sweethearts looking to do something different to do this Valentine’s Day can take themselves on a trip along the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail for a weekend full of treats and tastings. Here is a list of what each of the trail’s nine member wineries has planned: Amore – will feature assorted chocolates with their Blackberry Bliss wine. Big Creek – will pair handmade chocolate truffles from Orchard Hill Sweets with either their Nouveau Red or Dulcinea. Truffles will also be available for sale. Blue Mountain – the New Tripoli winery will host a Valenwine Weekend Wine and Chocolate Pairing on Saturday, February 14...

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ANNUAL WINE TRAIL EVENTS ONCE AGAIN BRING WINE LOVERS FROM ACROSS THE MID-ATLANTIC TO LEHIGH VALLEY

The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail has announced the following 2015 schedule of events. All events are free except for Wine on the Mountain at Penn’s Peak and the March Passport Program, which requires the purchase of a ticket and an event passport, respectively. Event hours are Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon – 5 p.m. Vino in the Valley – weekends only, March 7 – 29 – (formerly known as the March Passport Program) Customers purchase a $35 passport for access to wine and tasting-sized food pairings at each winery during the four weekends of March....

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