Central PA Tasting Trail

Purchase a $35 passport and bring it with you to all 12 Centre County craft beverage producers on the trail. Present your passport and get it stamped at each venue and receive a free gift at each stop.  If you visit all twelve venues within a year of purchase, submit your completed & stamped passport to receive a hooded Central PA Tasting Trail sweatshirt that cannot be bought anywhere – it must be earned!

Our Top 3 Wineries Near State College

Each winery near State College offers something unique and different for visitors.  Get a feel for what each winery is like by reading about our favorites here.

Happy Valley Vineyard and Winery Happy Valley Vineyard & Winery, strives to provide quality wines by beginning with sustainable agricultural practices in the vineyard as well as using energy efficient products to make our their wine. Located only 17 miles from the Reynolds Mansion, this winery strives to produce flavorful crisp, clean wines. They grow 90% of the grapes that they use to make their wines so they consider themselves “farm to bottle.”

Mount Nittany Vineyard and WineryMount Nittany Vineyard and Winery takes great pride in providing their guests with a fun and informative wine-tasting experience while they enjoy the ambiance of their beautiful setting. The winery was founded by Joe and Betty Carroll and opened for business in 1990 with Joe behind the counter in the charming chalet-styled tasting room that still welcomes guests these many years later. Located 15 miles from the Reynolds Mansion and minutes from downtown State College, PA.

Seven Mountains Wine CellarsSeven Mountains Wine Cellars‘ motto is “Passion. Perfection. Persistence.” These three traits drive them to create exciting, new and different wines that will invigorate your senses and even change the way you look at wine. They offer free tastings and tours and have many campfire events throughout the summer. starting in May through mid-September.  Mark your calendars now and get ready to experience good music, great company, and outstanding wine.

More Wineries in Central PA

  • Wilcox Winery
  • Brookmere Winery and Vineyard Inn
  • University Wine Company

Distilleries and Craft Breweries

  • Big Spring Spirits
  • Elk Creek Cafe
  • Good Intent Cidery
  • Barrel 21 Distillery & Dining
  • Keewaydin Cider Mill
  • Otto’s Pub and Brewery
  • Robin Hood Brewing Company

 

Image Credit: Thinkstock | LucaFrancesco