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UNIQUE WINE PAIRING IDEAS
Are you a wine connoisseur who's daring enough to try new things? How about pairing your favorite local vintage with an adventure like yoga, a train ride or even tarot card readings?
*Note: The following events are highlights from the 2014 season. Information for 2015 will be added as soon as it becomes available. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back for updates.
Bucks County's rolling hills and alluring green pastures produce some of the best-tasting wines in the state. If you're looking for a unique way to taste your favorite wine, here are some upcoming events:
• The New Hope & Ivyland Railroad puts a spin on the classic wine and cheese duo with The Grapevine Express. Enjoy a 50-minute train ride through the scenic countryside in a first-class vintage Parlor Car while tasting fine cheeses, toasted crackers and different wines featured monthly from various regions.
• Crossing Vineyards and Winery, located in the town where General George Washington made his heroic crossing of the Delaware River in 1776, is also one of nine wineries on the Bucks County Wine Trail. Crossing Vineyards offers a variety of unique wine pairings throughout the year.
o It seems only natural that a place so steeped in history may house a few spirits from beyond. Get together with your friends for a "Wine & Spirits" Tarot Card Reading & Wine Tasting at this historic location and enjoy a delicious wine tasting paired with dessert and a private Tarot Card reading. This fun experience will take place on September 25 and October 16.
o How about unwinding with a glass of wine while relaxing during a session of Vinyasa Yoga? Periodically throughout the fall, Crossing Vineyards offers a one-hour Vinyasa Yoga class with a private tasting of their award-winning wines inside their beautiful winery. Save the dates! This fun class is offered on September 14, 28, October 5 and 12.
o Bring out your creative side during the Paint, Sip and Be Merry! event on September 18 at Crossing Vineyards. Sip on selections of their award-winning wines and learn how to paint a stunning masterpiece. Admission includes wine, an assortment of cheese and all necessary painting materials.
Have a blast with your closest friends and take home a
gorgeous piece of art that you created!