With warmer days and sunnier skies, the time for indulging in a chilled spirit al fresco has never been more necessary. Whether you prefer a traditional red or an icy wine smoothie, here’s the top 5 vineyards you should visit this summer.
For the wine connoisseur who has sampled it all, Galer Estate creates specialty wines with personal aromas and flavors exclusive to the Brandywine Valley. The signature Huntress Series is meant to capture the elegance and vitality of the Goddess Diana with a cedar and spice-infused formula. 700 Folly Hill Road, Kennett Square, 484.899.8013.
Since opening its doors 25 years ago, the Pour House has learned a thing or two about the complexity and culture of Pennsylvania wines. Not only does the Pour House have some of the most diverse and delicious wines in Pennsylvania, but is also complimented with a restaurant that serves steak, shrimp cheese platters, and much more. With a seasonal menu, this winery is a full experience for all times of the year. 6123 Lower York Road, New Hope, 215.794.2331.
Enjoy a casual lunch and wine tasting with an extraordinary view of a 200 year-old-estate at Crossing Vineyards & Winery. The 20-acre vineyard is a wonderland of grape vines, wine manufacturing facilities, and a charming colonial home. Be sure to tour all there is to see with a glass of chardonnay in hand. 1853 Wrightstown Road, Newtown, 215.493.6500
What better way to cool off this summer than with a refreshing wine smoothie? Buckingham Valley Vineyards is revolutionizing the way we handle heavy summer heat with this refreshing drink that comes in strawberry lemonade, pina colada, and black raspberry. If smoothies don’t suit you, then order a bottle of chilled champagne to sip while watching the live entertainment. 1521 Route 413, Buckingham, 215.794.7188
Looking to taste the flavors of Italy right here in Pennsylvania? Gino Razzi, owner and operator of Penns Woods Winery, has the history, passion, and business drive to deliver just that. Between the sweeping fields of grape vines, delectable wines, and live music, you can’t help but be transported to Bella Italia. 124 Beaver Valley Road, Chadds Ford, 610.459.0808