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Harrisburg Wine Festival

Formerly known as the Hershey Wine Festival, this premiere event has been an integral part of the Pennsylvania Wine Week since 2004. Their partnership with the PA Liquor Control Board enables them to bring to Central Pennsylvania the finest vintners from around the world. This exciting event will feature over 100 vintners and more [...]

2019-04-27T20:31:03+00:00April 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pittsburgh Wine Festival 2019

When the first Pittsburgh Wine Festival was held at Heinz Field in May of 2002, our mission was simple: Bring the world of wine to the people of Pittsburgh by hosting a world-class, annual wine tasting event. Commonly known as a “shot-and-a-beer” town, it was unclear if such an event would work in Pittsburgh. [...]

2019-04-27T16:49:58+00:00April 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PA Wine Industry Rising To The Top

By Paul Vigna For years, Pennsylvania’s wine industry was growing in numbers and scope but stagnant in legislative and financial support, especially when compared to neighboring states such as New York and Virginia. That changed in 2016 as part of a statewide transformation called Act 39, which allowed alcoholic beverage sales beyond the producers [...]

2019-04-27T16:39:06+00:00April 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

$25,000 For Rare Macallan Single Malt Scotch? Why Not!

It’s being advertised as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is hosting a first-ever auction of two rare vintage bottles of Macallan Fine and Rare Series scotch whisky. The bottles are all yours for the right price. Bids are being accepted through 4 p.m. April 5 at the Fine Wine and Good [...]

2019-04-27T16:26:06+00:00April 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PLCB Will Be At 2019 Farm Show

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) will again have a presence at one of the biggest events in the commonwealth and the largest indoor agricultural event in the country – the 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show. From Saturday, Jan. 5, through Saturday, Jan. 12, the PLCB Bureau of Alcohol Education will staff a booth in [...]

2019-01-14T08:05:34+00:00December 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PA Wine Industry Producing Grape Expectations

Every spring since 2003, three of southeastern Pennsylvania's most esteemed winemakers - Brad Knapp from Pinnacle Ridge and Joanne Levengood from Manatawny Creek, both in Berks County, and Carl Helrich from Allegro, in York County - gather to compare notes. They'll take along wines from their latest vintage and hash out what went right [...]

2018-03-10T10:10:04+00:00March 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

2018 PA Wine Award Winners

Pennsylvania's Wine Award Winners for 2018 Best White Sweet Wine Black Dog Wine Company, 2017 Trophy Wife Best Red Sweet Wine Cherry Valley Vineyards, NV Arancia Rossa Best Sweet Wine in Competition Cherry Valley Vineyards, NV Arancia Rossa Best Fruit Wine Crossing Vineyards & Winery, NV Peach Best White Dry Wine Mount Nittany Vineyards [...]

2019-01-14T08:12:47+00:00February 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Annual Farm Show, PA Wine Society tastings, Awards on January Calendar

Happy new year, wine drinkers! This January begins the same way as its predecessors, with the vines dormant, the juice from the most recent vintage aging, and many regional tasting rooms either operating on shorter winter hours or closed until February or March. It also marks the announcement of the winner in two competitions, [...]

2018-03-10T10:02:56+00:00January 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments