FUN IN 2016!
Fermentation and fitness?!? Sign me up! Get that heart rate pumping and enjoy a glass of one of our handcrafted creations as a tasty treat afterwards.
You need help, and we’re here to intervene. Therapy Thursdays are weekly sessions held by a local artisan to help you work on your own personal skills! Each Thursday, these sessions will feature expert-led classes in topics ranging from scarf painting, to making your own cheese board, to mixology and so much more. Need a complete therapy breakthrough? Get your “Progress Report” stamped at each session you attend for a chance at winning the grand prize: a gourmet lunch with our winemaker, brewmaster, or Merlot Mike! To enter the breakthrough contest, you would need to attend at least 50% of the sessions. Now…go get the help you need – we’re here for you every Thursday from 6-8 pm!
5:30-7 acoustic; 7-10 main show. Buy tickets online for free wine tasting before the show (if at the gate, wine tasting not included).
Are. You. Ready?! Decked-Out Live! is THE place to be on Friday nights, as we dance the night away with lights and action while the hottest musical acts perform under the stars. What’s new for this year? More seating and more small-batch specialties! Arrive early to grab your seats, pack blankets and chairs for a picnic in the vineyard, enjoy the pre-show, and we’ll take care of the rest! Join us every Friday for Decked-Out Live! from 5-10 pm.
Free, Live & Local Music every Saturday beginning at 12 noon and going right until close (except for special events)! Do not miss the fun on our patio while you are sipping on your favorite glass of our hand-crafted wines & beers!
Free, Live & Local Music every Sunday from 2-5 pm! What better way to unwind from a busy week, and prepare for the week ahead then relaxing on our patio and discovering a new favorite wine or beer!
Feeling fancy? Try your wine, beer and cider “VIP” style in one of our private tour and tasting packages!
Upcoming Special Events
Hold on to your coconuts…we’ve got a mystery to solve – over the course of a pig roast and luau festivities, of course! Join us for an evening of lawbreaking, leis and libations as we solve the mystery. Oh, and don’t forget to wear your luau-best! Grass skirts are encouraged!
Join us as we host top artisans, local farmers, and various vendors for a relaxing Sunday in the Vineyard. You’ll find a wide selection of vintage clothing, collectibles, and antiques, as well as a tightly curated selection of jewelry, art, and crafts plus delicious fresh food.
How can you ever properly thank the dude who does it all? Two words: donuts and beer. Take care of Dad this Father’s Day at Donuts with Dad, as we have specially paired brews to go perfectly with delicious donuts. It’s definitely the best way ever to say “thanks, Dad.” If nothing else, it would be a great way to grease the wheels before you ask for your next favor!
Staws & Stripes is a summer music festival and release party in celebration of our nation’s great armed forces. This event will showcase several musical acts, headlined by a Lynyrd Skynrd tribute band! In addition, we’ll have an entire village of unique food vendors showing off their talents as we release new creations of our own – but what do they all have in common? Pennsylvania strawberries. Come join us as we celebrate and pay tribute to our nation’s heroes and those who fight for our freedom every day.
Ever wanted to visit a dairy farm to learn about cheese making, and then try it fresh-off-the-block? What about visiting a fruit farm and picking fruits fresh out of the field? How about enjoying an amazing lunch with a gorgeous view of the river, and then wrapping up the day pairing your fresh cheese and just-picked fruits with wine and craft beer after you learn about viticulture and brewing?!? Sounds like an agro-tourism adventure, right? Well that’s exactly what Merlot Mike’s Trolley Tour is going to do. All aboard, as this Londonderry Township experiential farm-to-fermentation class is extremely intimate, and fills up quickly!
The Brewery is turning 3, and we’re celebrating a day of all things “stainless steel.” Come enjoy a day full of new brews as rare as the collector cars on display, filled with live music and great food!
Our signature event is back – bigger and badder than ever. What does Merlot Mike have up his sleeve this year as we welcome the new vintage of this year’s Merlot and Pumpkin Beer? Let’s just say we’re ready to take this event to the next level. Mark your calendars!
Wine & Cheese, A Production & Pairing Class with Jubilee Heritage Farms. Want to be so fancy? Let Merlot Mike help you out! With so many different types of cheese, learn all you need to know – from cows to goats and sheep, to everything in between. Raw milk, pasteurized milk, smoked and aged cheeses…how do you know what’s what and how to pair these fancy cheeses with wines? Merlot Mike’s Wine School has you covered in this experiential class that will certify you as an official fancy feast planner!
WE ARE loading up to tailgate and support the Nittany Lions! This all-inclusive package will take you, VIP-style, on a Premiere #1 Limo bus to the game where we will tailgate with wine, beer, games and food before roaring in to the game. This event sells out each year, so grab your tickets now. WE ARE excited!
Want to know more about wine, but feel intimidated to ask? What does the presence of oak do to a wine? What does the absence of oak do to a wine? Why do I like some dry red wines, but others make my mouth feel chalky? Why are some wines sweeter than others? We cover ALL of these things, and more, in this experiential class that will leave you thirsty for more! Get ready to graduate from wine school!
Ahoy maties! It’s time to solve the murder mystery at this pirate’s feast, and the drinks are going to be harrrrrrd! Dress in your pirate best and talk like a pirate for your chance to win a prize!