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

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

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

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

The Ultimate Guide For Planning Your PA Honeymoon Getaway

Your honeymoon is the most romantic (and important!) night of your life so far, so naturally you want everything to be perfect. The problem is — there is so much to plan! This guide is meant to help you ensure all your boxes are checked, so all you have to worry about is kicking back and relaxing with your spouse. Start Planning Early Planning a wedding is hard enough, and adding planning a honeymoon on top of that can seem daunting — if not utterly impossible. But there are a lot of benefits to planning early including: Saving money on

April 3, 2018 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Inn, PA Getaways, Wine
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