While many events are happening this weekend at the Philadelphia wineries, the biggest is the starting weekend of Barrels on the Brandywine. The Brandywine Valley Wine Trail will host its 10th annual Barrels on the Brandywine every weekend in March with special tastings, unique pairings and wonderful food for visitors.
"Barrels on the Brandywine feature tastings of the new developing vintage in barrels, buckets, bottles and more," the official Barrels on the Brandywine webpage said. "This passport event gives you a chance to venture into our cellars, see the new wines firsthand, and participate in pruning demonstrations, seminars, classes and more."
In addition to the traditional tastings and specialty items, the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail is celebrating its 10th anniversary with complimentary wine glasses when visitors purchase a passport for the event. The passport, which costs $25 each, guarantees its holder a standard tasting at each winery. However, many of the wineries are offering much more to passport holders, such a tastings directly from the barrel for 2012 vintages and comparison tastings of older vintages.
All visitors must be at least 21-years-old. Passports can be purchased at any Brandywine Valley winery or at www.bvwinetrail.com
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