Category Archives: Wine news

Winter Damage

    Much of my childhood was spent growing up on my mother’s family farm just across the road from our house. Many of my relatives live nearby in houses built on land that was carved out of the original … Continue reading

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Briar Valley Vineyard & Winery

       I was very happy to hear from Tod & Jean Manspeaker, owners of Briar Valley Vineyard & Winery in historic Bedford, Pennsylvania.  I am grateful they took the time away from pruning the vines, work that was delayed due to the … Continue reading

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Westmoreland Co. Courthouse Wine Tasting

Westmoreland Community Action will host their 12th Annual Wine Tasting Event on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 4:30-8:30pm at the Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg, Pa.  Click on the link to see the ad for this event. Wine Tasting Ticket … Continue reading

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Hobbs & Selbach Partner in FLX

World-famous vintners Paul Hobbs of California and Johannes Selbach of the Mosel valley in Germany have recently announced their partnership in the acquisition of a 65-acre property in the Finger Lakes Wine Region of New York.  The new vineyards will be on the … Continue reading

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Narcisi Winery Hosts Regional Wine Dinner

     Narcisi Winery will host a Regional Wine Dinner featuring the wine and cuisine of the Trentino-Alto Adige region of Italy.  The event will be held at the winery at 4578 Gibsonia Rd. Gibsonia, Pa beginning at 6:30 pm on … Continue reading

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Paper Boy Winery & Paper Wine Bottles

     I read an interesting article in Wine Spectator about an alternative to iconic wine bottle.  Truett-Hurst of Healdsburg, California in partnership with Greenbottle, a United Kingdom-based company, has developed and introduced a bottle made from recycled cardboard.  The “Bottle” has … Continue reading

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Western Pa Winery & Brewery Website Debut

I would like to invite you to view a website I started to promote the wineries and breweries of Western Pennsylvania.  The site has lists of wineries and breweries with their addresses and contact information.  I have also included event … Continue reading

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L.C.B. Discontinues Tableleaf Wines

     The Liquor Control Board of Pennsylvania announced Wednesday, February 19, 2014 that Tableleaf, their in-house brand of wine, will be discontinued.  The remaining stock will be sold at discounts of $2 to $3 per bottle.  Vinestone, another in-house brand was … Continue reading

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Martha Macinski: Winemaker, Standing Stone Winery

     I would like to congratulate the entire Standing Stone Winery family for being chosen to have their 2012 Riesling served at the 2014 Super Bowl Media Party.  Standing Stone Winery was also mentioned by James Molesworth in Wine Spectator Magazine … Continue reading

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Sunset Cafe Wine Tasting Dinner

Noviello’s Sunset Café is at 302 South Urania Ave Greensburg, Pa 15601. 724-834-9903 http://www.sunsetcafe.com        

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