Taste of...Spring's New Wine Releases!

Celebrate the arrival of Spring with the wine trail, April 29th & 30th, 2017!

The wineries of the Berks County Wine Trail, during April 2017, welcome you to join them for their Anniversary wine event. This annual spring time wine tasting event features a different culinary theme each year with their wines. This event will be Noon to 5 PM both days at all 10 wineries. This year the theme of "Taste of...!" will be Taste of Springtime New Wine Releases! New wines are ready for enjoyment at all 10 wineries and this event will be the ideal opportunity to discover new vintages and what makes them so special! Learn about what makes a wine "new" and "why" too!

Visit our site in early 2017 for event details as well as the complete menu of wines to be featured at each winery. For a sneak peek of the wineries' pairing menus during this event, please check back in late March. particpating in this event include:

Weathered Vineyards (New Tripoli) will be showcasing its newest release "Cirrus" made from a blend of Cayuga grapes and Riesling grapes.  This white wine is produced from the vines grown on site at this winery's new estate vineyard. Light and crisp, Cirrus is best enjoyed on a sunny day with wispy clouds above!
Stone Barn Cellars & Winery (Spring City)
shouts out a healthful welcome Spring, "Drink your Superfoods!" Enjoy samples of the winery's newest release, Cranberry Wine. This featured wine will be served wtih samples of a tomato and chive frittata. This wine is perfect for brunch or a lite, al-fresco dinner.
Calvaresi Winery (Bernville) releases it new 2015 Pinot Grigio white wine - so fresh and spring like. And to really kick it up a notch, Calvaresi is pairing it with some lip-smacking fresh made gazpacho!
Manatawny Creek Winery (Douglassville) makes Springtime a ball with samples of a Springtime Sangria Wine. This white wine, made from Seyval, Vidal and Cayua and will be paired with melon balls soaked in the Sangria Wine.
Clover Hill Winery (Robesonia) celebrates Spring with samples of a new Sangria, "Very Berry Sangria" made from Clover Hill Rose wine. Recipes will be available. A festive way to toast Spring: purchase a glass of Sangria and sit outside vineyardside to soak up the Spring sunshine.
Blair Vineyards (Kutztown) loves Spring weddings and in anticipation of any bride kissing, it is debuting its newest vintage of its signature Wedding Cuvee. A wedding march of a blend using Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Rice not included.
Long Trout Winery (Auburn) Put on your sparkly red shoes and follow the yellow brick road to taste Long Trout's new featured wine "Ruby Slippers" made from tart cranberries.
Pinnacle Ridge Winery (Kutztown) welcomes the warm weather of Spring with two new wine release ideal for this time of year: Vidal white wine and Dry Vidal. Both rich with aromas of pear & peach, the demi-sec is fuller in body whereas the Dry is lighter and crisper.
Bashore & Stoudt Country Winery (Shartlesville) has been busy - or shall we say 'bizzzzy' with bees.  Enjoy the sweet release of their Honey Mead Wine.  A Springtime treasure!
Kog Hill Winery (Morgantown) will have a flower show sized release of several new wines all this Spring, but for this event they will be unveiling a new vintage of Peach Harvest Wine. Made from locally grown peaches (each peach had to be hand-pitted to produce this wine!)  And just in time for Summer! Light and fruity.

This event is free, no reservations required. Note that 2 or 3 wineries do charge a nominal tasting fee for their full wine list (free refundable with purchase of wine). Plan a day of discovery out on the wine trail via your own self-guided tour. To help plan your day, check out our "Visit Us" page. Additionally, you can plan your day based upon featured wines, geography, your favorite wine or wineries you have not yet discovered.

Questions about the event? Email the Berks County Wine Trail.