Friday, October 31, 2008

Event Grapevine: Oct. 31-Nov. 2 (and beyond)


Blue Mountain Vineyards, New Tripoli: Fall Foliage Tasting ($$), every Sunday through the end of November, with the exception of Nov. 9, 2 to 5 p.m.,

Chaddsford Winery, Chaddsford: Reserve tastings ($$), Saturday, sittings at 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m.; Sommelier’s Secrets of Holiday Wine and Food Pairings ($$), Friday, Nov. 7, 7 to 9 p.m., taught by wine educator Marnie Old, reservations at 610.388.6221; Brandywine Valley Wine Trail Vintners’ Dinner ($$),. Longwood Gardens, 6:30 to 11:30 p.m., special guest and speaker is Joel Peterson, winemaker/president and founder of Ravenswood Winery in Sonoma, Calif., make online reservations for $135 per person at or call 610.444.3842 or 866.390.4367,

Clover Hill, Breinigsville: Beginner wine tasting class ($$), Saturday, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., reservations required at 1-800-CLOVERHILL,

Clover Mill Farm Vineyards & Winery, Chester Springs: Open again, Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.,

Country Creek Winery, Telford: Country Creek Winery in the Barn ($$), Saturday, Nov. 8, 6 to 9 p.m., Squirrel Tail Breakfast,

Hauser Estate Winery, Biglerville: New winery open, Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; Friday Spooktacular, today, 31, 5 to 7 p.m., Happy Hour with live music,

Galen Glen Vineyard & Winery, Andreas: Winter Wine Release, Saturday, Nov. 1, and Sunday, Nov. 2,

Moon Dancer Vineyards & Winery, Wrightsville: Music every Saturday (2 to 5 p.m.) and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m.; Halloween party, tonight, 6 to 9 o'clock, with music by A.D. Chandler, best costume wins a prize, bring your scariest food; Vineyard Hike & Mulled Wine ($$), Saturday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,

Naylor Wine Cellars, Stewartstown: Home for the Holidays dinner ($$), Saturday, Nov. 8, 3 to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 9, 2 to 5 p.m., reservations required,


Black Ankle Winery, Mt. Airy: Open for business, winner of Maryland Governor’s Cup in 2008; hours: Wednesday - Friday: noon to 5 p.m., Saturday: noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.,
information on winery at this link

Frederick Wine Cellars, Frederick: Hallo”wine” party, tonight, 7 to 11 o'clock, information
at this link

Other MARYLAND winery events can be found at this link, VIRGINIA events at this link and New York events at this link

$$ – Admission charge