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

Wine Spotlight: Deer Creek Raspberry

For our first spotlight wine — we wanted to highlight the first wine we ever sold. Afterall, we opened our doors in September, 2009, offering only this one wine!  We had a couple acres of raspberries on our land and then decided to start a winery using those raspberries grown right here! It was quite laborious to get all of them picked at just the right time, but it was ever so rewarding when people came and loved our Deer Creek Raspberry wine!  It has been on our wine list ever since and will continue to be! It is 100%

April 3, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Pennsylvania Wine, Recipes, Sorbet, Vinotype, Wine, Wine Spotlight

How to Make Warm Mulled Wine

Hello everybody! It’s that wonderful time of year again…that time of delicious mulled wine! Many people have asked me how to make mulled wine. So I thought I would take some time and go over the basics of mulling wine.  Because it is just so delicious and you need to try it for yourself.  So here is a step by step with instructions.  And then there’s a surprise at the end just for you. Ingredients:   (which are listed with every mulled spice bag from Deer Creek Winery)        1 ½ C water        1 ½ C juice

September 18, 2017 No Comments Joanna Brooks Blog, General, Holidays, Recipes, Wine
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