Toasting America’s Birthday – Red, White & Blue Wines

Happy Birthday America! Fill your glasses and raise a toast to America’s 240th birthday this July 4th weekend. “However, what’s in your glass?” Shouldn’t it be an American red, white or blue wine made from any one of our great wineries from “sea to shining sea.” And here in Pennsylvania we are no exception to…

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Picking the Right Wine for a BBQ

This summer is going to be filled with delicious BBQs and we all know that most everyone will be drinking beer, right? Nope. I for one would rather choose the correct bottle of wine that pairs with well the meal and quenches my thirst in the heat. Don’t think about it, just chill it. Chilled…

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The Floral Aromas of Our Wines

April showers bring May flowers. The floral aromas in wine are often referred to as “floral notes” The floral notes present in wine are actually the offspring of the wine making process and the types of grapes used. Much like your sense of taste, smell is open to the interpretation of your past experiences with…

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Does Your Wine Cellar Need a Spring Cleaning?

Spring is finally here. As the warmer weather approaches, we are finding ourselves moving towards lighter foods, lighter clothes, and lighter wines. It may just be the perfect time to lighten up your wine cellar with a thorough Spring cleaning! First of all, out with the old and in with the new. You need to…

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Pairing Wine with Easter Candy

Easter…colored eggs, chocolate bunnies and candy! Yes, lots and lots of candy. Let’s face it, just as many adults enjoy the colorful baskets full of Easter Candy just as much as the kids do. Cindy Conner, Marketing Administrator for Deer Creek Winery is offering her suggestions on what wine pairs best the the traditional Easter…

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Why Not, Shippenville Red?

At the winery we are often asked why our most popular selling wine, Shippenville Red, is never the featured Wine of the Month? Frankly, this is a great question, but the most obvious answer is that it really never needed the extra attention that our other wines benefit from being Wine of the Month. Our…

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Don’t Forget the Wine

Whether you are eating a delicious meal out or staying home enjoying a classic movie with your special someone on Valentine’s Day…don’t forget the wine! Once the evening wears down and your well planned Valentine’s day is almost over, there is nothing better than serving up a glass of your sweetie’s favorite wine. Hint: plus…

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Super Bowl Sunday – It Isn’t All About the Beer

Football has taken Super Bowl Sunday into a national holiday, of sorts, combining an evening of family, friends, and food. The staggering amounts of beer consumed on that night of mega-gatherings leave us to believe that a cold brewski is the only drink of choice this Sunday. However, not so fast, Bud, king of beers…not…

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Ribs & Wine – A Little Taste of Heaven

I think it is safe to say that nothing tastes more like heaven on a winter’s day than a skillet or crock-pot full of slow cooked short ribs glazed in a red wine sauce. Paired with my favorite glass of Riesling, a fresh spring lettuce salad (with my own home-made blackberry ginger dressing), and a…

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Last Minute Gifts Ideas from the Winery

Maybe not all holiday shopping is fun…right? Therefore, I have put together a “last minute” list of gift ideas that can help you get through the “hard to buy for” loved ones on your shopping list. Gifts from the winery are quick, fun, elegant, useful or just something different! Gift Idea #1: Pre-Wrapped Wines. A…

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