We’re Ready to Build the Newest Winery in the Poconos

Four stakes, the tops hugged with loops of orange construction ribbon, dot the top of a stunning plateau off of Walters Road in Hamilton Township. They may not look like much, but to us those four small pieces of wood are proof that dreams do come true. On Tuesday, contractors placed the stakes to mark the four corners of our …

Red Wine Chocolate Syrup Recipe

Before we show you how to make red wine chocolate syrup, we must warn you…you will be tempted to guzzle this straight from the bottle. You might start pouring it in your morning coffee and on top of your pancakes, or maybe mixed with some yogurt at lunch. Of course, you’ll have to add a generous drizzle to a nice …

A Little Extra Love. See How We Support Baby Vines.

Farmer Frank is fond of saying, “Happy healthy grapes make happy healthy wine.” One way we keep our grapes so happy is by showing them lots of support. We’ve showed you how we set up the main vineyard supports. They are great for holding mature vines. However, sometimes the babies need a little extra love. We use fiberglass supports to guide …

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 …