Guide to Choosing The Perfect Room at The Inn at Deer Creek Winery

Guide to Choosing The Perfect Room at The Inn at Deer Creek Winery

When you go on a getaway, whether it’s with your partner or your friends, you want the room you stay in to feel personalized to you — after all, it is your home for a few nights! That’s why each one of our eight rooms is uniquely decorated, and each has a different theme and different amenities. Whether you are someone who loves winter or someone who enjoys summer, someone who loves colorful celebrations or kicking back and relaxing — there’s something for you! Use this as an opportunity to take a virtual tour of our Inn, and see which

August 13, 2018 No Comments protocol 80 Blog, General, Inn, PA Getaways

Cook Forest PA is Your Next Staycation Spot

If you’re looking to take a trip but don’t want to spend too much on airfare, lodging, parking, and other expenses that accrue when traveling, a “staycation” just might be the perfect choice for you.   Luckily, if  you live in PA, there is no shortage of places to visit that are fun and close to home. Today we’re going to highlight one of our favorites!

The Health Benefits of Wine Sorbet

Two of life’s most decadent treats have now combined to create a new type of frozen dessert – wine sorbet! Not only do foodies get the benefits of both wine and sorbet, but you get a beautifully melded taste that can only come from the blending of these two unique, exquisite flavors. Wine has a number of health benefits when taken in moderation. Wine has been shown to reduce the risk of heart attack, cancer and many other chronic conditions. When put together, wine sorbet provides the most decadent dessert experience without all of the negative side effects. If you

July 11, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, Pennsylvania Wine, Recipes, Sorbet, Wine

Deer Creek’s Elderberry Wine: Your New Summer Favorite!

Now in stores — Elderberry wine! This deliciously dark berry wine is made from 100% elderberry juice.  It is so dark, almost black, that you cannot see to the bottom of the glass! Although the wine itself is dark, the taste is tart and refreshing — perfect to sip outside during summertime. Taste Our Elderberry wine has a nice bold elderberry taste but with a little sweetness.  It is a familiar homemade wine for those living in Western, PA since it is so common to find wild elderberries growing wild all over the area. In fact, many people have had

June 29, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Recipes, Wine, Wine Spotlight

Romantic PA Getaways on a Budget

In this fast-paced world today where everyone is always clinging to their cell phones to communicate, staying late at work to get the bills paid, or focusing on the kids…sometimes you just need to plan a romantic getaway for you and partner, to relax, unwind, and reconnect with each other.   If this sounds like exactly what you need, but you don’t think it’s in your budget, consider a quaint B&B or charming inn in the country instead of an overpriced and way too hectic trip to the city for your romantic PA vacation getaway. Romantic PA Getaway: The Bed

Ladies: Here’s What to Wear to a PA Winery for Every Occasion

Half the fun of going somewhere new and exciting is finding the perfect outfit to wear so you’re comfortable, fashionable, and ready for any activities on the agenda — and visiting a PA winery is not any different! Luckily, we’ve crafted the perfect outfit for every season so you don’t have to spend hours standing in front of your closet, agonizing over what to wear. First Thing’s First: Decide What You’re Doing at the PA Winery Maybe you’re headed to a tasting to find your new favorite wine, or taking a weekend getaway with your girlfriends, or experiencing a fun

9 Wine Tasting Etiquette Tips For First Timers

Are you preparing for your first-ever wine tasting? How exciting! Let’s make the most of your inaugural PA winery tour with some common-sense (and not-so-common-sense) dos and don’ts. Whether you fancy yourself a wine connoisseur or you’re just beginning to learn about great wines, the following tips will lift the ambiance for everyone involved. Going to Your First PA Winery Tour? Here are Some Great Wine Tasting Etiquette Tips 1. Relax Here’s the cardinal rule: RELAX! Wine tasting can be intimidating, but it really shouldn’t be! You’re simply out to get away for awhile and have fun. So is everyone

The Lowdown on Our Springfest 2018 Hoedown

It’s that beautiful time of year again… time for spring! And with that comes Spring Fest 2018 at Deer Creek Winery! We are in full swing of preparations for this special event, and we are excited to share this weekend with you. From Friday, May 18th to Sunday, May 20th our main location will be packed with fun for you and your family and friends to enjoy! What To Expect: We are busy finding and buying decorations for this year’s Western Hoedown themed event! That means bandanas, cowboy boots, wagon wheels, straw — you name it! We are also mapping

April 30, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, Entertainment, General, Inn, PA Getaways, Pennsylvania Wine, Recreation

How to DIY a Wine Tasting Party Like a Pro

You love wine — and your friends do too! Chances are, you’ve been to a couple tastings at your local winery, and you’re feeling ready to host a tasting of your own. After all, what’s better than drinking wine among friends in the comfort of your own home? Follow our tips below to throw the best DIY wine tasting party that will give you the fun and feel of a winery. Gather the Wine Tasting Supplies In order to have a successful party, you need the right tool kit! This list is a good place to start: One large wine

April 26, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Pennsylvania Wine, Vinotype, Wine

The 8-Step Checklist to a Wonderful PA Winery Tour Experience

The days grow delightfully longer and warmer. So let’s plan some recreation and relaxation. Even better, let’s find some fun off the beaten path. How about a PA winery tour? If you’ve experienced one before, you’re likely familiar with the: Choice wine selection Laid-back atmosphere Cultural experience Generous hospitality With some luck, you might just stumble upon a winery with an inn on the premises to enjoy the stay a little longer. Here Are Some Activities to Check Off Your PA Winery Tour List 1. Sample the Wine (Of Course)   First things first. You’re there on a mission, and

Wine Spotlight: Introducing Black Berry Bling, A Marriage of 2 Great Wines

This uniquely delicious wine is a delightful combination of two Deer Creek favorites — Backwoods Blackberry and Fryburg White! This wine is perfect as the weather is getting warmer, which is why it is in the spotlight at Deer Creek right now! Why We Love Black Berry Bling: Our Backwoods Blackberry and Fryburg White wines are so delicious, we tried a blend of them and we were wow-ed from the very first taste!  We let our team try our new creation (one of the many perks of working at our Shippenville Main location) and they loved it too!  We wanted

April 23, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Vinotype, Wine, Wine Spotlight

2018 Wedding Trends to Watch Out For

With wedding planning season in full swing, there are no shortage of places to get inspiration from. Whether it be from magazines, Instagram, your favorite wedding blog, or the holy grail Pinterest, it can be easy to get overwhelmed and confused during the planning process. Wedding season is approaching and the industry experts have spoken on the top trends to watch out for in 2018.   Small Plates While sit-down dinners are still all the rage, couples are opting for multiple course meals that present their guest with new food experiences. Try something like a build-your-own sushi bar or an

April 18, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, Venue Rentals
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