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WINE TOURS & TASTINGS

Unique vineyards offer tasting sessions and wine tours in Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands.

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The Laurel Highlands is famous for its lush landscape in the Allegheny Mountains, but not everybody realizes that this fertile region also produces some exceptional Pennsylvania wines. These amazing PA wineries offer more than just great boutique wines. Many feature live music, amazing food, and special events throughout the season. Spend the weekend taking a tour of all the wineries, and get a taste of the Laurel Highlands at each stop. Stop by and get some locally made wine from the farm. Sit in the gardens, by the lake, or on a porch overlooking the vineyards, and enjoy beautiful scenery of the Laurel Highlands as you sample unique PA wines.

Take a short day trip from the Pittsburgh, or find a place to stay in the heart of the Laurel Highlands. 

Arrowhead Wines at Schramms Arrowhead Wine Cellars at Schramm Farms & Orchards

  • Located near Harrison City, PA
  • Producing internationally recognized, award-winning wines since 1998
  • Opened at Schramm Farms and Orchards in 2014
  • Carry a full line of wines as well as juices 
  • Also offer an extensive selection of unique gift items perfect for the wine lover in your life

christian-klay-wineryChristian W. Klay Winery

  • Located in Chalk Hill, PA
  • First commercial winery in Fayette County
  • Near Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
  • Now also home to Ridge Runner Distillery
  • Wines are named after historic sites along the National Road
  • Events at the winery include the Annual Lavender Festival, Murder Mystery Dinner Theater, Laurel Highlands Chili Cook Off, Lobster Clambake, special wine pairings, and live music

Glades Pike Wineryglades-pike-winery

  • Located in Somerset, PA
  • The winery was started by a couple who joined a wine-making club and fell in love with the business. 
  • Host live outdoor music on summer weekends and winter warm up Saturdays 
  • Events at the winery include Winter Warm Up Saturdays, Music in the Mountains, Spring Thaw Wine Festival, and special wine pairings

Greendance - The Winery At Sand Hillgreendance-winery-at-sand-hill

  • Located in Mount Pleasant, PA
  • The winery is part of Sand Hill Berries, a small fruits farm that produces many types of gourmet fruit. 
  • Opened in 2007, the winery produces over 40 wines, free for tasting every day. 
  • On weekends and during special events, a variety of gourmet snack and sandwich options are available
  • Events at the winery include special wine pairings, Fall Open House, the Annual Snow Flurry Fondu, and live music on summer weekends.

Greenhouse WineryGreenhouse Winery

  • Located in Irwin, PA
  • Opened in 2007
  • Offers 20 unmistakable flavors of wine
  • Live outdoor music, delicious food, and more events, like murder mystery dinners, hosted every month
  • Design your own gift basket or label to make any occasion or celebration even more special
  • Enjoy Friday evening happy hours- bring your own appetizers!

Stone Villa Wine Cellarsstone-villa-wine-cellars

  • Located in Acme, PA
  • Opened in 2000
  • The name “Stone Villa” comes from the family’s heritage. The founders’ ancestors were wine makers and stone masons. 
  • Showcase over 20 variety of wines
  • Can produce up to 20,000 gallons of wine a year
  • Concerts on summer weekends and extended summer hours

Southwest Passage Wine Trailsouthwest-passage-wine-trail

The Southwest Passage Wine Trail includes 7 wineries that are located throughout the mountains and valleys of Southwestern PA. The trail includes all of the above wineries except Stone Villa and also includes Raspberry Acres Winery and Thistlethwaite Vineyards.