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!

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 Spark-Flying Anniversary Tips to Fall in Love All Over Again

Good for you! You’re reading this blog, so that means you’re thinking about your anniversary. (That also means you’re not going to forget it!) Let’s make this one extra special, whether you’re celebrating your 50-year golden anniversary, 1 year of passionate romance, or 16 years of steady love. Sure, you can do flowers and chocolates. Actually, you really should. But you can do even better than that! Here are some tips to go above and beyond to get those sparks flying and fall in love – all over again! 1. ‘Just the Two of Us’ Keep this hit song by

Why You Should Spend Your Spring Break at a PA Winery

Maybe you’re a junior or senior in college, balancing the the fun of college and the looming professional world, or maybe you’re a hardworking teacher who needs a break from the chaos of the classroom — either way, you know how important Spring Break can be for your mental health and relaxation. So why spend the time and money to plan an extravagant vacation somewhere far away, and packed with people, when you could relax at a cozy PA winery instead? Here are five of the best reasons to spend your Spring Break at a winery: 5 Reasons to Spend

3 Wedding Gift Ideas for Every Bride and Groom

Let’s be real, things have changed since the 1960s. The Berlin Wall is down, women can wear pants, and nobody eats off of fancy china anymore. So why are we giving the same gifts at weddings our grandparents gave to their friends and family? If you wouldn’t want to share a wardrobe with your grandma, then you probably wouldn’t want the same gifts as her, either. We know gift giving is a tradition at weddings that isn’t going anywhere, so how can you make sure you’re giving the couple something unique and meaningful? We’ve laid out a few options that’ll

Food for Thought: Great Wedding Reception Menu Ideas

You’re planning your wedding, and you want it to be memorable and enjoyable for your guests.  There are so many things to decide and even more things to plan. What’s going to be the date? Where will you get married? What will your colors be? Who’s going to be in our wedding? The lists go on and on.   One big thing is to decide what kind of food to serve on the wedding reception menu. That decision alone brings with it another list of other questions that need answered FIRST: What time of year will it be? Do I

Deer Creek Winery: Our Wine History

There’s something truly special about this land. The Brooks family has owned it for 5 generations. For as long as anyone can remember, our land has always grown the finest raspberries and other brambles. So as we plunged forth on faith alone and opened Deer Creek Winery in 2009, it made sense to start with what we knew. Our first wine was a delicious 100% raspberry wine. We’ve implemented mass production methods in the years since. Our skills as vintners, like our wines, have grown better with age. Since those early years, we’ve evolved into a beautiful PA winery bed

Wine Term Glossary & How to Describe Wine Using It

Wine can be scary, yet delicious! You enjoy having a glass or a bottle, whichever it may be and with how many friends! People talk about wine and may ask you about the wine you’re drinking and somehow just saying “I like it” doesn’t feel like enough words to describe the wine in your glass. That’s when it becomes scary. What do you say?  Will it sound funny? Here is a basic list of wine terms so you have a baseline of what to say or to understand other wine lingo! Balance: The level of harmony between fruit, acidity, tannins,

September 1, 2017 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, General, Pennsylvania Wine, Vinotype, Wine ,

Tips to Enjoy a Successful Winery Weekend Getaway

When you think of a perfect destination for a romantic getaway, a winery probably comes to mind. It might be because there’s so many elements to a winery getaway — from the atmosphere, to the privacy, to the intimate tasting room, to the outdoor seating with a fireplace, to the scenery.  And, you can’t forget the wine! Whatever it is, you’ll be happy to know many wineries offer you more than just dozens of wines to try. They also offer a relaxing destination to spend the night.

April 5, 2017 No Comments Rhonda Brooks Blog, Entertainment, Inn, Recreation, Venue Rentals , ,
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