Moonshine Cherries Recipe

Sweet cherries get a 100-proof kick with this simple and fun moonshine soaked cherry recipe. You’ll be the toast of the party or picnic when you show up with these boozy little bites of fun. You can change the type of chocolate and sprinkle colors to match holidays, team colors, or event themes. The Buzzed Cherry Bomb recipe over at Frosting …

How To Desucker Grape Vines and Why it Matters

Desuckering. Dee-suk-er-ring. It sounds like such a silly word but we’re pretty serious about it around here. Desuckering is removing some of the shoots that grow from young grape vines. It’s part of the way we manage vines to produce the best grapes for your wines. Read on or watch the video to see how it works. Parents know kids …

How to Make a Moscow Mule

Sit back and relax, we’re mixing up a twist on the classic Moscow Mule just for you. This is one of the most popular drinks in our specialty rotation. It could have something to do with the fact that our apple pie moonshine is our most popular distilled spirit. You folks sure love your shine! Today, Linda and Sarah are …

Cluster Removal – Why We Don’t Let Baby Grape Vines Flower

Just as the florets appear on our baby grape vines, we pinch them off and toss them to the ground as compost. Wait! Don’t yell at us. We’re not mean. Cluster removal is tough love. We just planted a block of Noiret grape vines about six weeks ago. They’re already putting out florets. Those are the little green bunches in …

Training Vines Through Shoot Positioning

Great wine starts with great grapes and great grapes need lots of tender loving care. Today we’re showing you how training vines through shoot positioning helps us grow the best grapes possible. Left to their own devices, grape vines are a wild bunch. They want to run free in all directions. So, it’s our job to tame them. The process …

Red Wine Brownies and Wine

Red Wine Brownies

You all went so crazy for our red wine cupcakes that we’re adding a new wine-infused dessert recipe to our collection, sweet red wine brownies. They’re so simple, it’s almost not right to even call this a recipe. Are you ready for the secret? Here goes! All you have to do is replace the water in a boxed brownie mix …

Moonshine Margarita Recipe

Move over, tequila. We’re mixing margaritas with moonshine, and not just any moonshine. We’re using our Mountain View Vineyard Original Shine for this recipe. That’s 100-proof straight corn whisky made of local, Pennsylvania corn. Olé! We like to serve them in our seriously fun mini mason jars. They hold four ounces, the perfect size for this cocktail with a kick. You …

How to Set Vineyard Posts

When you sit back and relax with a nice glass of wine, you probably don’t realize how much hard work went into bringing the grapes from the ground to your glass. Today, we’re giving you a behind-the-scenes look at part of the process. Here’s how to set posts to support grapes in a vineyard. This spring we’ll put in about …

Dark Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes

Chocolate Wine Cupcakes with Wine Frosting

There’s no dessert experience quite like a slice of rich chocolate cake paired with a glass of sweet, fruity red wine. We pair our cake with Mountain Goat Red wine made right here in the Poconos. It’s like grape juice with a grown up kick. Since we love wine with cake, we figured why not put wine in the cake…and in …

Farmer Scooping Mulch

How Mulch Improves Wine. Hint, It’s Sustainable.

We know you enjoy your glass of red or white more when it’s made with green techniques. Sustainably produced wines aren’t just better for the earth. They’re better for you and they taste better too! That’s a whole lot of better! Earth-friendly wine starts with earth-friendly farming practices. Last week we showed you how we plant a vineyard without tilling …