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Bella Terra Vineyards

     When Jay & Joanna Bell’s love for winemaking outgrew their basement they had a decision to make. They had to decide whether to restrain their passion for winemaking or dive head first into the vineyard and winery business. Luckily … Continue reading

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DeChaunac Anyone?

     If you have ever tasted or even heard of DeChaunac you probably have been to the Northeastern U.S., Nova Scotia or Ontario, Canada. DeChaunac is a French-American hybrid red wine grape developed by legendary French hybridizer Albert Seibel (1844-1935). … Continue reading

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Social Media Does a Winery Good

Source: Social Media Does a Winery Good   This article was posted by Kat Collins on her blog HumbleWineSnob. Kat is a manager at Blue Mountain Vineyards. This post is a good starting point for anyone considering a social media strategy plus it has ideas on continuing … Continue reading

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Nectar of the Gods

     When Matt Falenski, owner/meadmaker, of the Laurel Highlands Meadery received state approval for his operation in 2011 his timing couldn’t have been better. Mead is the oldest beverage known to man dating back to approximately 7000 B.C.. It is … Continue reading

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West Pa. Winery & Brewery Website

     West Pa. Winery & Brewery is the companion website to this blog.  I started this site as a comprehensive source of contact information for many of the wineries and breweries in Western Pennsylvania.  The homepage allows you to choose … Continue reading

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Briar Valley Vineyards & Winery Who Knew?

     Western Pennsylvania has more than its share of myths and mysteries.  The B-25 that crashed into the Monongahela River near Downtown Pittsburgh but was never found or the reported U.F.O. landing site near Kecksburg are just two of the myths … Continue reading

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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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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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