Upcoming events at Mt. Nittany Winery, with the harvest in mind

Posted by Linda Weaver on 07/25, 2016 at 12:35 PM

Upcoming events at Mt. Nittany Winery, with the harvest in mind

Wine glass painting at Mt. Nittany Winery August 19.

Editor’s Note: While it’s hot and humid outside and autumn may seem a long time away, the Mt. Nittany Vineyard & Winery has a variety of events as we transition to the cooler days ahead. If you love local wine, please mark your calendars for these fun happenings.

Glass Painting—Uncorked
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 (7:00-9:00 p.m.)
Instructor: Nancy Alpago

With step-by-step instruction guided by Nancy Alpago, an experience instructor and former art teacher, you will learn to use a one-stroke painting technique to create two hand-painted wine glasses. This two-hour class is the perfect creative outlet for you and a friend. Come for an evening of fun, relaxation, and creativity and leave with two beautiful hand-painted wine glasses.

Cost is $35/pp and includes two wine glasses for painting, all art supplies and instruction, a complimentary wine tasting and a glass of wine. Wine, cheese, and crackers also available for purchase on location. Reservations are required and space is limited. For reservations, all the winery at (814) 466-6373. A credit card will hold your reservation.

Harvest Photo Contest
Month of September

During the month of September, we are having our sixth annual Harvest Photo Contest. Email us your photos of the vineyard, winery, harvest operation, wine tasting, etc. Feel free to call ahead to the winery to find out what’s going on, or like us on Facebook to get updates on our September harvest activities. Then email your pictures to Linda at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

We will post a display of our favorite photos at our Harvest Festival on Oct. 15. If your photos are among them, you will receive a free tour and wine & cheese tasting for four. First place winner receives a $50 gift certificate. We invite you to get creative–color, black and white, landscape, portraits, etc. So grab your camera and come to the winery during our normal hours of operation, which are Tuesday-Friday 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., and Sunday 12:30-4:00 p.m.

Wine & Tapas…and Jazz!
Sept. 2, 2016 (6:00-8:00 p.m.)

Mark your calendar for our sixth annual Wine & Tapas End of Summer Gala on Friday, Sept. 2 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. This festive after-hours event at the Winery is a great way to “celebrate the grapes” as we look forward to the harvest only weeks away. We’ll start off with a glass of sangria on the deck while you enjoy the original jazz music of Jay Vonada’s Jazz Quartet. Then we’ll usher you to the Vintner’s Loft where you’ll experience a range of flavorful appetizers paired with Mt. Nittany wines.

While you’re here, you are welcome to take a stroll through the vineyard, or hike to our favorite “look-out” picnic table. And plan to take some wine home with you—special event discounts will be offered. Cost is $35/pp and includes a glass of sangria and a glass of wine in addition to the tapas bar; wine also available for sale by the glass or bottle. Reservations required, and can be made by calling (814) 466-6373.

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Bio: Marketing & Media Coordinator for Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery / Mother of Three Boys / Penn State & UVA Grad / Lover of Cooking, Wine, and the Great Outdoors

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