Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Summer Music Series at Pinnacle Ridge kicks off in May

The results from the Finger Lakes International Wine Competition are in! 

This year, Pinnacle Ridge participated in the annual Finger Lakes International Wine Competition benefitting Camp Good Days. We submitted 15 wines for the competition and went 15 for 15! Each wine submitted came home with a medal.

The Blanc de Blanc, 2012 Quaff, 2012 Riesling and 2013 Chambourcin Rose were awarded Bronze medals. We were also awarded 10 Silver medals for our Brut Rose, Late Harvest Vidal Blanc, 2012 Cabernet Franc, 2012 Merlot, 2012 Chambourcin, 2012 Chardonnay, 2012 Traminette, 2013 Dry Riesling, 2013 Dry Vidal Blanc and 2013 Oasis. The star of the show, however, was the 2013 Vidal Blanc, which was awarded a DOUBLE GOLD medal!

The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail presents “Wine in Bloom”

On Saturday and Sunday, May 17 and 18 from noon to 5 p.m., the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail will be putting on the annual Wine in Bloom weekend at each of the participating LVWT wineries. The event will be a thematic journey from place to place, celebrating the beginning of the growing season and all of the wonderful weather to come.

We will be featuring a savory asparagus soup with your choice of our award-winning Blanc de Blanc or our award-winning 2012 Chardonnay. Also, the first 25 visitors to each of the participating wineries will receive a potted petunia, courtesy of Amore Greenhouses in Nazareth, Pa. So, come experience the unique tastes of the Lehigh Valley A.V.A. (American Viticultural Area), while soaking in the sights of bud break while celebrating the distinct characteristics of our local terrior and climate.

Summer Music Series kicks off with James Supra

Join us on Saturday, May 24 for some live Blues up in the barn courtesy of the James Supra Blues Band. James and the rest of the guys will be up in the barn performing from 2 - 5 p.m. No cover charge to sit and enjoy the show. Come on out and try some of our award-winning wines, then grab some of your favorites and head up to the barn for some tunes. Check out the band and some of their tracks here: http://www.jamessuprabluesband.com

Case Club Member Event - May Barrel Tastings

We are very pleased to announce that we will be adding two Barrel Tasting Evening Events for Case Club Members this month. We booked up so quickly last month, so we decided that we had to do it again. As a result of your inquiries, we have decided to extend the Q&A event focusing on the effects of oak and growing sites with owner/winemaker, Brad Knapp.

These additional evening events will take place on Sunday, May 18 and Sunday, May 25 at 5 p.m. Reservations are required and space is very limited. Give us a call to make your reservation for these insightful evenings at (610) 756-4481.

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