Throughout PA Wine Month, select bars and restaurants will be featuring their favorite local pours with enticing deals. This is a great opportunity to discover new wines at an affordable, by-the-glass price. Check back here for more information on these specials and happy hours as they develop.
Tria Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, Oct 7, 14, 21
Tria Wash West, Philadelphia, Oct 7, 14, 21
This longstanding Philly wine bar, famous for its creative and approachable beverage program, hosts a weekly event called “Sunday School,” a chance for guests to sample interesting wines, beers, and cheeses at delightfully discounted prices. During October, they will be showcasing Galen Glen’s Grüner Veltliner, Karamoor Estate’s Meritage, and Penns Woods’ Viognier.
The Love, Philadelphia
Stop by this beautiful restaurant right off Rittenhouse Square for a glass of Galen Glen’s Grüner Veltliner. This crisp, aromatic white is a great fit for the waning warm weather and their upscale produce-centric comfort food. Bottles of wine from Wayvine Winery & Vineyard, Vox Vineti, and Va La Vineyards are also available.
Or, The Whale, Pittsburgh
This swanky Steel-City spot will be offering wines from Briar Valley Vineyard & Winery by-the-glass. A pour of local wine is the ideal complement to their seafood-centric “farm-and-fisher-to-table” menu.
The Bercy, Ardmore
The modern French-style brasserie in the burbs specializes in classics such as steak frites, escargot, and trout amandine. For the whole month of October, they’ll be offering four made-in-PA options as both house wines and happy hour pours: Pinnacle Ridge Cabernet Franc, Karamoor Meritage, Pear Grove Grüner Veltliner, and Karamoor Dio Sauvignon Blanc
Plenty Café, three locations in Philadelphia
An all-day cafe with three locations across Philadelphia, this hip spot utilizes local, organic ingredients in their wide-ranging menu, comprising everything from gourmet sandwiches to housemade pastas to salty snacks. This month, their drink list will showcase PA wines.
Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro, Philadelphia
This wine bar in Philly’s Midtown Village neighborhood features over 60 wines by the glass, and this month they’re shining a light on pours from Pennsylvania. Sip your wine alongside items from their French-American bistro menu.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, Philadelphia
Throughout October, the Center City steakhouse is showcasing two to three Pennsylvania wines by the glass and a smaller selection by the bottle (in addition to five rotating local selections included on their red-meat-and-raw-bar-friendly wine list).
Jet Wine Bar, Philadelphia
This wine bar in Philly’s Graduate Hospital neighborhood features wines from all across the globe. With a special place in their hearts for all things local, they are featuring specialty pairings and flights this month with Mazza Vineyards’ Teroldogo and Nimble Hill Vineyard & Winery’s Mysteria Blanc.
Head to this hip Kensington spot to sip on a local wine flight — their menu boasts both a curated selection of three (including Pinnacle Ridge Brut Rosé) or an array of favorites from Va La Vineyards — and mark your calendar for Monday, October 22, when the bar’s weekly “Martha Monday” series will spotlight Penns Woods Winery. Visit with the tasting room manager, enjoy a free tasting, and order up half-price pours of their Chardonnay.
High Street on Market, Philadelphia
This month, the Old City eatery will be featuring Pennsylvania wines on its happy hour menu. In addition, they feature local bottles on their all-American wine list 365 days a year.