People who travel the world, looking for the best in wine, have not finished their search if they haven’t yet been to Lancaster County. Although the area’s wineries may not be a trademark PA Dutch country attraction, they are well known and much appreciated by the local connoisseur. Wine tasting tours are available at some locations throughout the year and during special events. Besides local wineries, where you can taste and purchase wines next to the vineyard, there are local wine shops throughout Lancaster County that feature wines from local vineyards, as well as shops that feature wines from vineyards outside of Lancaster County and beyond Pennsylvania.
Whether you are developing an emerging appreciation for wine or are already a seasoned aficionado, Waltz Vineyard Estate Winery is a must-experience Lancaster County destination…providing a dynamic convergence of old-world charm, local entrepreneurship, welcoming hospitality, and compelling tastes. Since planting their vineyard on their sixth generation family farm in 1997, Jan and Kimberly Waltz have invested lots of hard work, coupled with endless heart and soul, in creating a world class winery. Featuring award winning classic Bordeaux wines including Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chardonnay…discover Waltz Vineyards at their Tuscan-inspired Tasting Room at the Winery or stop by their boutique-styled Wine Shop in historic Lititz.
The Vineyard at Grandview
1489 Grandview Road
Mount Joy, PA 17552
Featuring premium vinifera grapes that are grown in the verdant hills of Northwestern Lancaster County, The Vineyard at Grandview has quickly established itself as one of Lancaster County’s must-experience hidden gems. Since having planted their first vines in 2009, the Kennel family has worked tirelessly in cultivating, pruning, and harvesting the growing 5 acre vineyard on their Mount Joy homestead. In return, the fertile soils have embraced their efforts and are growing memorable wines, capturing the affection and loyalty of wine lovers, many of whom have joined Grandview’s Wine Club. The Vineyard’s Tasting Room, spacious deck, and meticulous grounds are relaxed and inviting, playing host to stunning, bucolic views…providing an idyllic venue for free music Fridays, festivals, and private events.