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Vino in the Valley

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March 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 and 30-31

A passport is your journey through the wineries on the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail where you will explore tasty food and wine pairings along the way. The annual event introduces wine lovers to local wineries and their wines by encouraging them to explore all eight wineries that belong to the Wine Trail.  

Each winery will be giving away 20, $50 local restaurant gift certificates at random over the four weekends of the event. There will be 160 instant winners, and one in 11 passport holders will win a gift certificate. Also, passports stamped by all eight wineries and turned in at the conclusion of the event will be entered for a chance to win the Grand Prize Drawing of a gift certificate for $250 Wine Trail Bucks to be spent on local wine.
 
How the Vino in the Valley Passport Program works:
  1. Wine lovers purchase a passport for $35, either at one of the wine trail’s eight member wineries, or online via EventBrite.com (credit card only). Passport program participants must be age 21 or older. During the four event weekends in March (Saturdays and Sundays), participants visit the member wineries to enjoy a tasting-sized food and wine pairing and have their passport stamped in the corresponding winery box. Passport holders also receive a complimentary wine tasting at each winery.
  2. Once stamps are obtained from all wineries, they fill out their contact information on the bottom front side of the passport, before tearing it off and turning it in at the last winery they visit in order to be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing.

Visit the wine trail’s website to review group guidelines, tips for traveling the trail, passport program rules, and other event details. Each winery sets its own house rules, policies, and procedures. Event hours are Saturdays from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sundays from noon – 5 p.m.

 


 

2019 FOOD & WINE PAIRINGS


Amore –

Weekend one: Beef Stroganoff w/ bowtie pasta with Chambourcin

Weekend two: Tortellini in a sun-dried tomato & basil sauce with Cabaret Amore

Weekend three: Italian Wedding Soup with Vidal Blanc

Weekend four: Grilled Italian Chicken in a Vodka Sauce over cavatelli pasta with Niagara

 


 

Black River Farms – Local caterer feast will serve up Chicken Tikka Masala paired with the winery’s red blend, 90.

 


 

Blue Mountain Vineyards -

March 9 & 10- Food Truck: Around the Table Catering, Inc., Moroccan Chicken paired with Chardonnay or Bri’s Blush

March 16 & 17- Food Truck: Wow Wagon, Thick slab bacon with a maple glaze, dipped in funnel cake batter and deep fried. Served on a stick, paired with Shiraz or Red Horizon

March 23 & 24- Food Truck: Randevoo, Lump Crab California Roll paired with Sauvignon Blanc or Rottie White

March 30 & 31- Food Truck: Randevoo, Mexican Pulled Pork Nachos paired with Riesling or White Merlot<

 


 

Clover Hill Vineyards - For the fourth consecutive year Clover Hill will partner with K’Town Pub Taphouse & BBQ, located on Main Street in Kutztown and will be serving BBQ Parfaits. 

March 9, 10, 16 & 17 - start with a welcome sangria, followed by Vignoles paired with a smoked meatloaf parfait which includes mashed potatoes, creamed corn with an apple butter BBQ sauce.  Complete your tasting with a piece of our Vidal Blanc wine cake for dessert.

March 23, 24, 30 & 31 - start with a welcome sangria, followed by Pinot Noir paired with a smoked brisket parfait which includes mashed sweet potatoes and chimichurri BBQ sauce with pickled red onions. Complete your visit with a piece of our Catawba wine cake for dessert.

 


 

Franklin Hill Vineyards

Weekend 1 - Vanilla Bean Buttercream, White Ganache Cake Pops made with our Cake wine to celebrate Elaine’s Birthday – paired with Cake wine 

Weekend 2 - Wild Mushroom and Goat Cheese Arancini made with Trio – paired with Trio wine 

Weekend 3 - Sir Walter Red Braised Pork Shank with Smoked Cheddar Grits – paired with Sir Walter’s Red wine

Weekend 4 - Pomegranate BBQ Duck Wings made with Crush served with a homemade ranch with carrots and celery – paired with Crush wine

 


 

Galen Glen is partnering with Kowalonek’s Kielbasy Shop of Shenandoah. Like Galen Glen, Kowalonek’s is a multi-generational family business. Kowalonek’s is renowned for crafting the finest authentic old-world style kielbasy. Galen Glen’s internationally reviewed Riesling with be paired with Kowalonek’s handmade kielbasy swirled into creamy macaroni & cheese.

 


 

Tolino Vineyards is proud to partner with the Little Corner Café in downtown Bangor to pair their delicious soups with wines. Warm and tasty Mediterranean Chicken soup and Potato Corn Chowder with toasty homemade crostinis paired with Lilly and the newest Rose, Nine.

 


 

Vynecrest will be partnering with Cactus Blue restaurant in Bethlehem for the entire month of March showcasing the following pairings:

Banana and Cream Churro: Banana and cream rolled in a tortilla shell, fried and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar. Topped with whipped cream and caramel sauce. Paired with Vynecrest's Spiced Winter White wine.
 
Flautas: Three crisp rolled corn tortillas stuffed with chicken and topped with queso dip, paired with Vynecrest's Traminette wine.
 

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