Retreats add fun, originality, challenge, and playfulness into our habits and patterns. They strengthen bonds and connections among those participating, and they encourage flexibility and openness to new experiences and ideas.  When it’s time for a surge of new energy or a change of pace, getting outside of the team’s physical comfort zone can go a long way toward inspiring bold thinking, communication, and creativity, which can help for months to come but nothing nurtures the human spirit like the time and space to fully express and stretch themselves creatively, intellectually, and interpersonally. A little food and drink don’t hurt

March 9, 2020 No Comments Mary Steele General

Fall is Wine Season

Everyone loves the fresh smells of fall, football, apple picking, and leaves blanketing the ground!  Fall is also grape harvest season!  Lots of juice is being produced to turn into wine in the next year.  Some would say that raisins are a sad bottle of wine that never got fermented! Wine has been around for thousands of years and probably one of the oldest drinks beyond water.  It first happened by accident as grape juice sat on the counter and then started fermenting on its own by yeast in the air.  Not only did people like the taste, but it

November 6, 2019 No Comments Mary Steele General

3 Reasons to Choose a Winery Bed & Breakfast

t What is the perfect place where you can relax, rejuvenate, and rekindle the love?  Why it’s a winery bed & breakfast!  1. Be treated like royalty and have everything you need Come to a place that greets you with the anticipation of what you are wanting.  Have a nice, clean, large room where you can relax, enjoy a glass of wine, and soak in your personal hot tub before your dinner is served. 2. Enjoy some romantic time outside An outdoor patio for breakfast is the perfect way to start your day, basking in the sunshine.  Listen to the birds as you

May 7, 2019 No Comments Rhonda Brooks General

Deer Creek Winery Celebrates 10 Years

Deer Creek Winery, Inn B&B, and event center is celebrating 10 years in business. “I can’t believe it’s been 10 years, but then again, when I think about it, we’ve come a long way in those years and have sold a lot of wine to great people!” said Rhonda Brooks, owner of Deer Creek Winery. The family owned and operated winery opened in 2009. They first specialized in raspberry wines made with fruit that had grown on their 100 acre farm. “Overall we’ve probably produced 200 thousand gallons of wine which translates into 1 million bottles!” Brooks said. The Inn

March 26, 2019 No Comments Rhonda Brooks General, Pennsylvania Wine

Wine Glasses: 6 Must-Have Gifts for Christmas 2018

Wine glasses are a must-have for any wine lover in your life — so why not gift them this holiday season? There’s no denying the fact that we all prefer a certain type of glass to sip our fine wines out of. For some, it’s the glass that makes all the difference! With so many different types of wine glasses on the market, there’s bound to be one out there that will suit each of the people in your life. Here are six different must-have wine glasses that you’ll want to get your hands on this Christmas!     1.

November 9, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, Holidays, Wine

Plan Your Winery Christmas Party

Planning a Christmas party should be fun — not stressful! After all, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. If you’re already dreading the planning involved in getting the family together for a Christmas celebration, it’s time to consider having your Christmas party at a local winery. 

October 29, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Holidays, Venue Rentals, Wine

11 Holiday Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers

With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s time to start shopping for presents to give to the people you care about. Sometimes holiday gift-giving can be stressful – especially if you’re on an endless hunt to find the perfect present for that one specific person. Luckily, wine has been a go-to Christmas gift for years now, but how can you make it even more special this year? When shopping for a gift for the wine lover in your life, you’ll definitely want to venture out to different wineries to scope out all the products on the market. There are plenty

October 26, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, Holidays, Pennsylvania Wine, Vinotype, Wine

PA Winery Trips and Tours to Take This Fall

As the temperatures cool down and the leaves slip into their gorgeous fall colors, now is the perfect time to plan a getaway to one of Pennsylvania’s wineries. Whether you’re looking for a romantic weekend for two or a few days spent in the company of family and friends, you’re sure to enjoy one of the following. 

October 18, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Inn, PA Getaways, Pennsylvania Wine

6 Excuses to Take a Weekday Getaway to a Winery

  A weekend getaway to a secluded Pennsylvania winery is a great escape for yourself and that special someone, but if you want an extra special Pennsylvania winery experience, there is a secret you should know! Try a weekday winery getaway instead and reap the wonderful benefits that await you and your lucky companion. 6 Reasons to Take a Weekday Getaway Getaway savings Enjoy privacy You deserve it No schedules to worry about No traffic jams Guilt free Getaway Savings: Weekday rates are lower due to less occupancy, so you can get a great price on an incredible room near

October 1, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Inn, PA Getaways, Pennsylvania Wine

Most Romantic Places in PA You’ve Never Heard Of

Looking for a romantic getaway for a long weekend, honeymoon, or proposal? Get off the beaten path and discover some of Pennsylvania’s best-kept (and most romantic) secret spots! Pennsylvania’s Most Romantic Hidden Gems We’ve outlined 5 romantic hidden gems to add to your list of places to go! 1. Kinzua Sky Walk, Mt. Jewett, PA A favorite romantic spot in fall or spring, Kinzua Sky Walk preserves one of the longest and highest railroad bridges. Walk out over an old railroad trestle more than 2,000 feet in the air (don’t worry, there’s a fence!). Come to a viewpoint with a

September 10, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Inn, PA Getaways

How Much Should You Spend on Your Honeymoon Getaway?

After all the stressing and planning (and spending!) to make sure everything is perfect for your dream wedding, most couples are more than ready to get to the relaxing part- the honeymoon! We all dream of and deserve the perfect getaway with our new husband or wife, and look forward to a romantic honeymoon together. Sometimes though, with all your intense wedding planning and details that require attention, some couples forget to include the honeymoon expense in their budget, which can end up ruining one of the most important moments of your life. Don’t Make Your Honeymoon a “Moneymoon”! According

August 28, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Inn, PA Getaways
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