National Wine Tourism Day Celebrated in Andreas at Galen Glen Winery
|255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas, PA. November 7, 2015 is National Wine Tourism Day. It is a day that celebrates wineries, and wine-related businesses throughout North America. One of the goals of Wine Tourism Day is to recognize the impact of wine on agritourism and the economy, as well as, urging the general public to plan trips to wine regions. The Lehigh Valley has been a recognized American Viticultural Area since 2008 and Galen Glen Winery is active in encouraging tourism to the area. On November 7th, they will be offering a wine tourism special, while supplies last. The weekend will be the official unveiling of their newest dessert wine, Twilight. For $9 visitors can enjoy a pairing of twilight, which is made from Vidal Blanc grapes, hand-harvested on January 1, 2015 with a Japanese coconut-mango mini-cheesecake. Visitors can enjoy wine tasting while looking out over the vineyard and the scenic 20-mile view.
Galen Glen Winery is located in the beautiful rolling hills of Andreas Pennsylvania and was the only winery listed by Zagat in the “Top Ten Reasons to Drive to the Lehigh Valley.” They were named “Best Winery-Pennsylvania” by the New York International Wine Competition in Manhattan and The Morning Call’s, Reader’s Choice 2015 “Best Winery and Vineyard.” They were most recently recognized as the American leader in Gruner Veltliner, a grape they pioneered planting in 2003, with a double-gold medal in the Six Nations Wine Challenge in Australia. The vineyard is on the family’s double-century farm and is full of history. The tasting room’s knowledgeable and engaging staff always make your visit enjoyable. They are open year round. The tasting room hours are Wednesday through Friday, noon to 5pm, Saturday, 10am to 5pm, and Sunday, noon to 5pm. Plan to spend some time drinking in their exceptional views and award-winning wines with some locally-made cheeses or bring your own snacks.
|For more information about the winery’s other award winning wines and other upcoming events, please visit the website www.galenglen.com or “Like” on Facebook at Galen Glen Vineyard & Winery and follow on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest @galenglenwine and Instagram #galenglenwine. The tasting room may be reached via telephone at 570-386-3682. The staff looks forward to meeting you and your family and helping you create unforgettable memories at Galen Glen.
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