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 their newest release, Vidal Verde. Clover Hill has given a modern twist to a traditional Portuguese wine, Vinho Verde. Vinho Verde (literally means green wine) is a light, fruity, white wine with a touch of fizziness. Our Vidal Verde is made from 100% Vidal Blanc grapes: dry with clean, fresh pineapple and citrus flavor and a pop of fizz! Stop in and sample this quintessential summer sipper and a perfect treat for Mother’s Day.

Franklin Hill Vineyards, Bangor – will host its Annual Mother’s Day Yoga class in the Vineyard. Enjoy an hour of yoga led by Silver Kim of Kula Heart Yoga in Bethlehem and then head back to the deck at the winery and enjoy a light brunch and mimosas. Yoga begins at 10 am and is $20 per person and includes the yoga, brunch, mimosa, and a tour of the winery at noon. Limited spaces are available and is always a sell out event. BYOM (bring your own mat). Email cheryl@franklinhillvineyards.com or call 610.588.8708 to reserve a spot. This is the kick off to the Yoga in the Vineyard Summer Series. Future dates include June 7, July 19, August 9 and September 6, same time, price and location. They will have dessert plates for sale to let mom indulge featuring dark chocolate truffles, cheesecake squares, brownies and more.  They also will be making mimosas with their Harvest Berry sparkling raspberry wine at half price for all moms.

Galen Glen Vineyard & Winery, Andreas – will be honoring all ladies on Saturday and Sunday with a complimentary tasting of six table wines and a thank you gift of a wine charm and Galen Glen coaster.

Pinnacle Ridge, Kutztown – On Sunday, May 10 all moms will get a free tasting of sparkling wine paired with a tasty treat.

Tolino Vineyards, Bangor – On May 9 and 10, treat mom to an afternoon filled with wine tastings, Sangria, a tour of the vineyard, live music by Erin McClelland on Saturday and by Peshi on Sunday from 1 to 4 pm. A cupcake pairing from Sweet Girlz Bakery in Easton will be available for $8 that includes tasting six wines, one cupcake and an etched Tolino Vineyards wine glass to take home.

Vynecrest Winery, Breinigsville – On Saturday, May 9 enjoy music by Steve Myers playing on their baby grand piano in the Vyneskeller 1 – 4 pm. On Sunday, May 10 enjoy Mother’s Day Brunch in the Vyneskeller from 11 am – 1 pm featuring $3 mimosas, brunch pastries available for sale, and live piano music on our baby grand piano. Reservations are required for brunch only 610-398-7525.