On October 9 and 10, the 5 wineries of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail will introduce you to wines made from the Chambourcin grape. Event hours are Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday noon – 5 p.m. See below for a list of what’s planned.
The Chambourcin is the only wine grape that is grown by all of our wineries. In the greater Lehigh Valley, there are more than 40 acres of Chambourcin which ferment into approximately 150,000 bottles of wine. Chambourcin is very versatile in the wine cellar and the wineries craft it into several styles of wine including Nouveau, Rosé, Semi- Sweet, Sweet, Dry Barrel Aged, Sparkling and Port.
Black River Farms – Samples of Chambourcin 2018 American or French Oak. Discounts on all Chambourcin bottle sales.
Saturday – Stef & Mike with Erin Kelly performing from 2 – 4 pm
Sunday at 10 am – Goat Yoga (tickets required); Ed McKendry performing 2-4 pm
Feast catering onsite all weekend.
Reservations recommended – call or visit winery’s website.
Blue Mountain Vineyards – Food and wine pairing of a brownie infused with Victoria’s Passion Chambourcin wine and a glass of Victoria’s Passion ($10).
Royal Picks performing on Saturday 5-8 pm, and Six to Midnight performing on Sunday 2-5 pm. PFG Pizza food truck will be onsite both days.
Franklin Hill Vineyards – live music on Saturday from 1-4 pm, fall-inspired sangrias available by the glass, pitcher or growler to go. The small bites menu includes loaded nachos, pork sliders, chili bowls with corn bread, chips and salsa, and a gourmet charcuterie board.
Exclusively for Chambourcin Weekend the menu will also include spiked pumpkin pudding featuring their signature pumpkin-spiced wine, Potion X.
Cocktail of the month is Witch’s Brew, featuring White Witch, Social Still’s spiced rum, will be available by the glass, as will mulled Sir Walter’s Red.
Tolino Vineyards – Chambourcin brownie bites made with Chambourcin by Triple M Treats will be featured as part of a wine flight ($10). Choose four wines and receive the brownie bite complimentary.
Saturday – Live music featuring George Baier from 1-4 pm. Grateful Hot Dogs Food truck will be onsite all day.
Sunday – Live music by Nick Desouza from 1-4 pm.
Vynecrest – Juan’s Annapurna Artisan Bread & Pizza food truck onsite both days
Live music from 1-4 pm with reservations suggested for seating in the outside tent
Saturday – Kate and Those Guys
Sunday – RED
Wine Slushies: Spiced Winter Red and Pumpkin Spice
Sangria by the carafe: Prickly Pear Pomegranate, and Peach Mango
Wine of the Month – Chambourcin – 10% off
Weekend Pairing: “A Friendly Bread” Pecan Cranberry Sourdough toasts with Dietz & Watson brie accompanied by Chambourcin