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Media Relations
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215-422-3477 (press 1)

Jennifer Eckinger
Executive Director
PA Winery Association
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Molly Kelly, Enology Specialist
Department of Food Science
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PA Wines Fact Sheet (PDF)
PA Winery Guide (eBook)
PA Wines Grape Guide (PDF)
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View and download the current PA Wines Economic Impact Report

RECENT AWARDS (2017 – 2020)

2020 Farm Show Competition
2020 Pennsylvania Wine Competition

2019 Sommelier Judgment Day Results
2019 Pennsylvania Wine Competition
2019 Farm Show Competition 
2019 Wine Excellence Competition

2018 Sommelier Judgment Day Results
2018 Pennsylvania Wine Competition
2018 Farm Show Competition
2018 Wine Excellence Competition

2017 Sommelier Judgment Day Results
2017 Pennsylvania Wine Competition
2017 Farm Show Competition
2017 Wine Excellence Competition

For awards from years prior to 2017, click here


Pa. winemakers call for clarity in new COVID-19 mitigation restrictions even as they look to comply (PennLive)

PennLive Covers the Safe Reopening of PA Wine Land

Pennsylvania’s Emerging Wine Scene Surprises Even Those Closest to It (Wine Enthusiast)

Planning for the Future Continues Despite Virus (Vintner Magazine)

PCN TV Covers Coronavirus Impact on PA Wine Industry


The Centre Daily Times Previews the 104th Pennsylvania Farm Show Reports on the PA Wineries Recognized at the 2020 PA Farm Show Wine Competition

How a Winemaker’s Plant-Based Diet Led Her to Grow Austrian Grapes in Pennsylvania (Fortune)

Giving Pennsylvania Wine Its Due: The PA Sommelier Judgment Helps Local Wines Find Their Way Onto Restaurant Lists (Spirited Magazine)

PA Sommelier Judgment Day celebrates Pennsylvania’s diverse varietals

Everything Happens for a Riesling! Two Rieslings and a Saperavi receive the 2019 PA Sommelier Judgment saber awards

Local varietals are making headlines during PA Wine Month

PA Wines Ambassador Alexandra Cherniavsky previews some of her favorite Pennsylvania wines (Philadelphia Style)

Acclaimed Chefs Are Turning to 100-Mile Dinners to Showcase Local Food and Wine (Fortune)

Forbes Profiles PA Wines in a Four-Part Series (Forbes)

SEPTA, Lyft Team Up to Take You to Pennsylvania Wine Land (NBC 10 Philadelphia)

Celebrate Pennsylvania Wine Month at Bars and Restaurants Across PA

Pennsylvania Wine Month Will Celebrate Local Producers with Special Events and Partnerships Throughout October

Chambourcin: The Grape That’s Put The Lehigh Valley And Its Winemakers On The Map (Edible Philly)

PA’s Woody Lodge Winery receives national recognition (Altoona Mirror)

Pennsylvania Wines recognized as Marketer of the Year

Of Discerning Taste: Sommeliers Decide Which Local Wines Will Make Their Lists (Table Magazine)

FOX 29 features Pennsylvania Wines for National Rosé Day (FOX 29)

Pennsylvania Winemakers Push Comfort Zones With Delicious Results: Albariño, Carmine, Saperavi, and Teroldego receive high marks at the 2019 PA Sommelier Judgment

Philly Wine Week set for another mix of events, starting with Sunday’s gala at the Bellevue. (

The Best Food Events at Philly Wine Week 2019 (Philadelphia Magazine)

A guide to Philly Wine Week’s best events (

Philly Wine Week Returns With Pours, Pairings & More, March 31 – April 7 (

Big winner in Pennsylvania wine competition? Arsenal cider (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Lancaster County winery among top winners in Pa competition (

Legacy Wineries and Younger Producers Share the Spotlight at the 2019 Pennsylvania Wine Competition

National successes put Pennsylvania, N.J wines on the map (

Philadelphia Sommeliers and Industry Insiders Toast to Top Pennsylvania Wines

Think East Coast wines this holiday season for hosting, gift giving (Cherry Hill Courier Post)

PA Wine Month at the Cafes (Tria Newsletter)

Where to enjoy Pennsylvania Wine Month deals and events around Philadelphia (

Great Wine Values: Clover Hill Riesling. (

Give Pennsylvania wines a chance. These are the ones to try. (

Pairing wineries and Halloween, fall festivals: What is scheduled in October (

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Department of Agriculture, and Pennsylvania Winery Association Celebrate PA Wine Month (Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board)

How to Introduce Mead to Guests at Your Restaurant (

Road Trip to Nissley Vineyards (WITF Smart Talk)

Grapevine Bud Break 101 (Wine & Grapes U.)

LaBan’s favorite Philly Wine Week events (

Weirdest food pairing events to enjoy during Philly Wine Week (

Great Wine Values: Pinnacle Ridge Traminette (

Philly Wine Week 2018: What you need to know (Metro)

Philly Wine Week 2018: The top 18 events you don’t want to miss (BillyPenn)

The Wineries and Vineyards Trail of Greater Philadelphia (Visit Philly)

The Bigger-Than-Ever Philly Wine Week Returns March 22-29 (

16 Can’t-Miss Events at Philly Wine Week 2018 (Philadelphia Magazine)

Where to Eat and Drink During Philly Wine Week (Eater Philadelphia)

New Jersey wine lovers will love Philly Wine Week (Courier Post)

Pa. Farm Show: wine, celebrity chefs and students (ABC 27)

Farm Show champ from Waterford even beat Mother Nature (

Valley wineries, cidery take home top prizes at PA Farm Show (The Morning Call)

CrossWinds, Olivero’s among wineries celebrating at Pa. Farm Show 2018 (Penn Live)

Pennsylvania’s cabernet francs are coming into their own (The Inquirer/

How to Celebrate Pennsylvania Wine Month At Philadelphia Bars, Restaurants and Beyond (

How to celebrate the Lehigh Valley grape harvest during PA Wine Month (Lehigh Valley Live)

Pennsylvanians Raise A Glass As October Marks Wine Month (KYW 1060 Newsradio)

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Department of Agriculture and Pennsylvania Winery Association Celebrate PA Wine Month (PR Newswire)

New wine marketing campaign fueled by Pa. modernization efforts (Central Penn Business Journal)

Pennsylvania wineries launch marketing campaign (

Much to celebrate at the Pennsylvania Wines Annual Conference and PA Wine Marketing & Research Board Annual Symposium

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and Pennsylvania Winery Association Kick Off October as PA Wine Month

Statement from the Pennsylvania Winery Association regarding House Bill 1690

Join Us As We Celebrate the Grape Blossoms And Mr. Naylor’s 88th Birthday

Pennsylvanians’ Top Wine Purchases in 2015 – and Recommendations on What to Try in 2016

100th Farm Show to Showcase Blue Ribbon Quality of Pennsylvania Agriculture Tradition, Future; Offer Family Fun

Wines for Thanksgiving and Holiday Entertaining from Across Pennsylvania

Region’s Lesser-Known Chambourcin Wine Grape is the Star of this month’s Lehigh Valley Wine Trail Event

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, Department of Agriculture and Pennsylvania Winery Association Kick Off Pennsylvania Wine Month

Pennsylvania Wines to be highlighted at 2015 Pennsylvania Farm Show, nation’s largest indoor agricultural fair, Jan. 10-17

Cheers to Pennsylvania Wineries in the PA Governor’s Cup at the PA Farm Show