One taste and I know I will be cheating on…

If there are “old souls” in the craft of wine making, then there must be the spirit of  an 18th century winemaker from Bordeaux, France embodied in Kevin Romasco of Moon Township. Kevin, co-owner  and co-winemaker with his wife, Josianne Romasco of Four Twelve Winery appears to have mastered the ability to combine a rare grape with the science of fermentation and the discipline of...
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When less is all the more I need.

Do you ever get a feeling that we live in a culture where the drive for “more” is relentless?  As in more flavors of yogurt or coffee, more games that dominate the screen space on my phone, or more clothes than I actually ever wear? Yet, what engages my attention the most are the details revealed when someone focuses on the opposite.  Like a blacksmith who decides that rather than...
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MANY DEBUT MOMENTS FOR JUNE 16TH

— A large number of wines will be making their first public appearance as 16 wineries uncork their newest releases at this year’s Wine Time at the Colony event.  Located on the Penn’s Colony grounds just minutes north of Pittsburgh at 365 Saxonburg Blvd., Saxonburg, PA, Wine Time will run from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 16. The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon from New York winery...
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Blog – Wood, Whimsy, Wine

Wine deserves more than ordinary accessories. And this wine bottle holder by Jonas Brothers departs from the ordinary with the whimsy we adore. The Laughing Bear design fits with most décor and is a subtle reminder that the great outdoors is a necessary companion for all that goes into making wine, too. Jonas Brothers will bring an selection of bottle holders, trays, coasters, and signs to Wine...
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Blog – Dry Wines

Like all good wines, Courtyard Winery is a marriage with a good story, too. Randy Graham was first introduced to grape growing through his great grandparents who packed baskets of fresh-picked grapes and sent them to New York City by railcar from North East, Pennsylvania.   Laura Graham’s grandparents were also fruit farmers who settled in the Bay Area of California. Randy and Laura met in...
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