Press at Bear Creek


Wine enthusiasts from novice to connoisseur can enjoy some of Pennsylvania’s finest wines at Harvest Wine Festival 2023 at Bear Creek Mountain Resort (in Lehigh Valley, PA) on Sunday, November 19 from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. Early registration at $35 is available at, and includes wine and food samples, a commemorative wine-tasting glass, and access to a Wine Check service. Tickets will be $45 at the door. Designated Driver tickets available for only $5.


Participating wineries and distilleries include: 5 Schmucks Winery, Vineyard Hill Cellars, Talerico’s Tropical Winery, Grovedale Winery, Kilimanjaro Distillery, Cellar Beast Wine House, King Cole Winery, Lucky Leprechaun Winery, Lakeland Winery, Bouchette Vineyards, Kulpmont Winery, Raw Winery, Sorrenti Family Estate, Sand Castle Winery, Stonekeep Meadery, Mt. Bethel Farms, Bee Kind Wine, Aulenbach Wines, Sleepy Cat Urban Wine, and Frecon Farms.

Guests can also visit vendors showcasing their crafts including: Oxford Handbags & Co. with totes to dog collars made of cork, Light & Lounge Candles featuring handmade home fragrances, and body care products, Crystal’s Glass Design-featuring hand-painted wine and beer glasses, Sottolano’s Woodworking offering cutting boards, wine and beer flights, wood burned signs and vintage glasses, Cutco- offering household cutlery, garden tools and hunting knives, , Raised Grain Designs-personalized charcuterie boards, coasters and live edge boards, Healing Harmony-permanent jewelry, Avanti Cigars-high quality and fire-cured cigars, Truly Enchanted-body adornment, and Ray Ray Clay Co. showcasing handmade clay earrings, cup charms, bracelets & Dream Vacations.

There will be plenty of delicious food to accompany the many different wines including Ella Blue Chocolates; Jersey Girl Hot Sauce; Sugar & Spice offering dip mixes, BBQ rubs, soup mixes and more; Sweet G’s Bakery offering hard pretzels and cheese balls; and Tastefullly Simple offering drink and food mixes and products. Passanante’s Home Food Delivery Service-sustainably sourced meats and vegetables will be attending along with Green Kamikozees-pickled products; Sweet Finess Chocolates-chocolate dipped products; Your Chocolate Guys Fudge; Nothing Bundt Cakes; Country Pleasures-jams, jellies & fruit butters; Conebella Farms-aged cheese, cheese curds & cheese spreads; Dipsy Daisy-party dip mixes, and Keystone Farms Cheese-artisan cheese from Wisconsin.

The afternoon also includes live musical performances by Sons of Phelan.


Guests can turn their adventure into a vacation and stay at Bear Creek Mountain Resort, a 116-room hotel with two restaurants and a spa. Guests can also enjoy lunch and dinner from the Trails End Café or the Grille. Overnight packages start at $189/night which includes admission for two guests to the Harvest Wine Festival 2023 with each additional guest only $25.


In the scenic hills of Berks County, Bear Creek Mountain Resort is only about an hour north of Philadelphia, an hour and a half from Harrisburg, and 45 minutes from the Poconos.

Bear Creek Mountain Resort is an independent four-season resort offering leisure and business visitors world-class service, family-focused learn-to-ski opportunities, and unmatched amenities, featuring pools, hot tubs, axe throwing, archery, giant swing, and festivals. The Resort is committed to sustainability and wellness for guests and the planet, local inspired design complements the resort’s 300+ acres and natural beauty. For more information about Bear Creek Mountain Resort, visit or follow:

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The Resort is owned and managed by Southern Management Companies (


Ike Richman


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