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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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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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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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Valentine’s Day/Weekend Events along the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail

Amore Weekend of 2/11 & 12 - We will be pairing dark chocolate with Rapport, Blackberry bliss, and Cabaret Dolce. (pairing included in the regular $5 wine tasting fee.) Blue Mountain February is the month of love. Love makes the world go round, but chocolate and wine makes the trip worthwhile. Every Saturday and Sunday in February, savor a delicious cupcake from local baker, The Buttered Crumb, or indulge in three decadent handmade chocolate truffles from local chocolatier, Sweet Finesse. Enjoy them with your favorite wine in their glass-enclosed room with cozy fireplaces overlooking the vineyard. Wondering what to do for Valentine's Day? Try...

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2017 Vino in the Valley Food & Wine Pairings

HOW IT WORKS: 1. Purchase a Vino in the Valley passport ($35) in person at one of our 9 wineries (cash or check only) or online via EventBrite. 2. Visit at least 8 of our 9 wineries during the four weekends in March and have your passport stamped at each one while you enjoy food and wine pairings (see below). 3. At the last winery you visit fill out the contact information on the bottom of the passport; tear off the stub and turn it into the winery staff in order to be entered to win one of 10 great Lehigh Valley Getaway Packages! Amore...

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Make your holiday season twinkle brightly with local sparkling wine

The following Lehigh Valley Wine Trail wineries have sparkling wines for sale this holiday season. Supplies are limited, so pick yours up soon! - Amore Vineyards, Nazareth: Strawberry Mist - $14.99 - Blue Mountain Vineyards: Sparkling Peach - made with 100% Pennsylvania peaches and embodies the juicy fresh sweetness of a peach. $24.50 2010 Brut Reserve - made in the traditional champagne method. It is composed of Chardonnay grapes, for elegance and delicacy, and Pinot Noir grapes, for roundness and structures. Warm gold in color, abundance of delicate bubbles. Floral aromas of fruit with subtle hints of white fruits: pear, almonds, apple, and hazelnuts....

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