Thursday, August 16, 2012

Clover Hill releases its "Naked" Chardonnay

Grape harvest is just around the corner!

August is one of our favorite times of the year. The vineyards are in great shape and are going through veraison which is the transition from berry growth to berry ripening. This is the final step before harvest. Keep up to date on the 2012 vintage by liking us on Facebook.

We have released the 2010 Generations N~Chard. This is a limited edition of unoaked Chardonnay (naked Chardonnay) and a favorite of our winemaker, John Skrip III. Of course he is bias because the Chardonnay grapes came from Clover Hill’s Sunset Vineyard, which happens to be where his house is located. The wine is rich in flavors of cantaloupe, melon and apricot and bright with fresh, clean acidity. Also, the very popular Strawberry Merlot is nearly sold out, so get it while you can!

Our event schedule features wonderful ways to enjoy your visit to Clover Hill Winery or you can come on a quieter weekday and enjoy a glass of wine on the patio with a picnic. Our Robesonia location in Berks County is now open seven days a week: Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Sunday noon - 5 p.m.

Thank you for choosing Clover Hill wines. There is no better month to enjoy locally grown foods with a glass of our locally produced wine than the month of August!

Owner's Selection - Vidal Blanc

A haven of fruit and tropical flavors such as lemon, melon, and pineapple, there is a slight sweetness in this wine that balances the bright, fresh acidity. Vidal Blanc pairs nicely with Mexican, Thai or Asian foods.
Here are our favorite recipes for Vidal Blanc. Receive an additional 10% discount on the Owner's Selection when included in a case purchase.

Dan's Camera City Photo Shoot at Clover Hill Winery - Shoot to Learn
Sunday, August 19 from 10 a.m. - noon

Clover Hill is again partnering with Dan’s Camera City to help broaden your experience and become a well-rounded photographer. Dan's Camera City’s new class series titled “Shoot to Learn” offers many photo shoot opportunities. This series of on-location photo outings are led by knowledgeable and experienced Dan's Camera experts.

So that every student gets plenty of personal attention, each session has a limited number of tickets available. Tickets are $64.99. To learn more about this exciting experience or to register for the class please visit

Cooking with Wine Main Dish Salad Contest
The Great Allentown Fair

Live judging - August 31 at 7 pm

Show off your ability to cook with wine at the Clover Hill sponsored 'Cooking with Wine Main Dish Salad Contest'. With wine moving to the forefront as America's beverage choice use your imagination, and your choice of Clover Hill Wine to create your favorite main dish salad. The competition is judged on: 60% taste appeal, 20% appearance and 20% originality of the recipe.

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