Get inspired and spirited on the Mercer County Wine and Brew Trail!
Taste the difference when savoring distinctive, regionally produced, and bottled wines and brews. Sites include Big Rail Brewing, Brew 32, Cobblehaus Brewing, and Conneaut Lake Cellars.
Erie Beer Fest is noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at The Brewerie at Union Station. Erie Beer on the Bay takes place on Liberty Street in Erie July 22. Plenty of great breweries and wineries as well as bars and clubs with character tempt patrons in between.
In the Meadville area, check out Timber Creek Tap & Table, Voodoo Brewery and Mortals Key Brewing. Davenport Fruit Farm Cidery and Winery is the spot for hard ciders and cheeky seasonal offerings.
Riverside Brewing Co. in nearby Cambridge Springs is housed in a barn from the 1800s and is even dog-friendly with lots of outdoor seating, great food, and live music.
Oil City Uncorked is a wine walk taking place in Oil City Friday, April 28. More than a dozen wineries, breweries and distilleries are set up in southside businesses to give tastes and sell bottles. Tickets required. Advanced purchase recommended.
The Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad features a different winery for each of their special wine tasting trains. Guests with advance registration can ride the train, sample wine, enjoy a small food tray of crackers, cheese, and fruit, and have the opportunity to purchase bottles when the train returns to Perry Street Station at the end of the ride.