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Celebrating 30 Years

We Celebrate 30-Years in August, 2020

Thirty years ago this month, my dad and mom (Joe and Betty Carroll) stood behind the counter in the tasting room,...

Linden Vale Rose & Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc Wins Gold, Linden Vale Rose Wins Silver

We just got the results of the 2020 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition. Our 2019 Sauvignon Blanc was awarded a gold...

Life is Like a Bowl of Cherries

Life is Like a Bowl of Cherries!

We make five different fruit wines – Apple, Blueberry, Cherry, Raspberry and Peach. Cherries are in abundance in grocery stores right...

We Support Trout Unlimited

We Support Trout Unlimited

For over two years now, we have donated 10% of the sales of our Spring Creek White to the Spring Creek...

View from the Martini Bench

View From The Martini Bench

Joe and Betty Carroll, winery founders, were certainly wine lovers but also liked the occasional martini. They would carefully pack the...

Wedding Walk Down the Grape Row

Wedding Walk Down the Rows

This wedding photo taken above the vineyard was provided to us by Lindsey Maree Photography – love it!

Virtual Wine Tasting

Virtual Wine Tasting? Not Today!

Meet a few members of our family (Andy, Jess, Lauren & Joe) enjoying wine tasting over the holiday weekend. We are...

We Have Your Picnic

We Have Your Picnic!

You don’t have to put together a picnic (although you certainly can!) when you come out to the winery. We carry...

Red, White & Blueberry

Red, White & Blueberry

Celebrate July 4th at Mount Nittany Winery. Bring a picnic or grab some of the locally-made snack items we stock –...

TGI Free Local Friday Delivery

Free Local Friday Delivery – First Friday of the Month

We are bringing back FREE FRIDAY delivery to residents of Centre County on the first Friday of every month, starting on...

Two glasses held in front of winery pond

A Toast to Summer

I think this picture, taken by one of our customers, is worth 1,000 words. Come and toast summer at Mount Nittany...

Bridge at winery and pond beyond

Wide Open Spaces Await

This is the perfect weekend to get back out there! Centre County has gone “green” and we have lots of green...

Riesling Back In Stock

Riesling is Back in Stock

Our Riesling is back in stock. This wine has fresh, varietal character expressed in the classic floral and citrus notes of...

Free "We Are" Boll with 11 Bottle Purchase While Supplies Last

Penn State Fan Special – Your 12th Bottle is a Work of Art!

We are lucky to have an artist-in-residence here at Mount Nittany Winery. Nancy Alpago, a retired art teacher, has conducted many...

Picture of Wine Tasting Flights

Wine Tasting Flights Now Available

We have resumed normal business hours (Tues-Fri 11-5, Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5). While we are not doing counter tasting, we are...

ASAW Competition 2019

2019 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association Wine Competition

At the most recent Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association’s 2019 Wine Competition, Mount Nittany Winery was awarded medals for all eight wines...

Pineapple Honeydew Sangria Recipe

Pineapple Honeydew Sangria

Libby’s Pineapple Honeydew Sangria Chill all ingredients first, then stir together in a large glass pitcher: 1 bottle Mt. Nittany Winery...

Meet the Staff - George

Linden Vale Rose & Grilled Fish

Nancy works in the tasting room at the winery. Husband George is very fond of this recipe. In the summer, she...

Meet the Staff - Sierra

Moscato and Pear Cake with Caramel Glaze

INGREDIENTS 4 ripe Bartlett pears, peeled, chopped (about 3 cups)                      ...

Meet The Staff - Scott Hilliker

Riesling and Blackened Fish Tacos

This is the second installment of our “Staff Favorites – Summertime Wine & Food Pairings.” Our winemaker, Scott Hilliker. likes to...

Meet The Staff - Steve Weaver

Tailgate White and Roasted Shishito Peppers

Here is the first in our “Meet the Staff” series – Favorite Summertime Wine & Food Pairings. Vineyard Manager, Steve Weaver,...

Atlantic Seaboard Wine Competition Medal Winners

“Honorable Mention” – Wine Sommelier Judgment Competition

Our 2017 Cabernet Franc and 2018 Linden Vale Rosé (the only two wines we entered) placed as an “Honorable Mention” wine...

2019 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

2019 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition

We entered three wines and were awarded three medals at the 2019 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition held in Rochester, NY:...

Wine glass and grapes

Buy One Get One Tour and Tasting Now Until May 31 2019

A highlight of your visit to Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery will undoubtedly be a tour of our vineyard and winery...

2019 PWA Wine Competition Winners

2019 PA Winery Association Competition Results

We received five medals at the 2019 PA Winery Association Competition on March 4, 2019 – Gold/2017 Nittany Mountain Blush, Silver/2017...

2019 Pennsylvania Farm Show Results

2019 PA Farm Show Wine Competition

The results are in for the 2019 PA Farm Show Wine Competition held in early January. We were delighted to receive...

2018 ASWA WINE COMPETITION

Nine Medals Won in the 2018 ASWA Wine Competition

Check out our nine medals won in the most recent ASWA Wine Competition. Here is an excerpt from their SPOTLIGHT ON...

National Wine & Cheese Day

National Wine & Cheese Day – Pairing Guidelines!

National Wine & Cheese Day is July 25. Celebrate this ultimate pairing with Mount Nittany wines and Amish-made Goot Essa cheeses....

Sparkling Blueberry Sangria

Sparkling Blueberry Sangria

Libby’s Sparkling Blueberry Lemonade Sangria           (makes 6 cups) Add: 2 cups Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery Blueberry Wine with 2 cups lemonade, 1...

Spring Creek White Sangria

Spring Creek White Sangria

Libby’s Spring Creek White Sangria           (makes 5 cups) Add: 2 cups Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery Spring Creek White wine with 1 ½...

Libby's Holiday Rose Recipe Card

Libby’s Holiday Rose Mulled Wine

“Libby’s Holiday Rose” Mulled Wine         (makes 6 cups) You will need: 1 bottle Mount Nittany Winery’s Rock Hill...

Fruited Moscato Sangria

Fruited Moscato Sangria

Mount Nittany Moscato Sangria    (makes 6 cups) Sangria usually combines a sweet wine, some sort of liqueur, and sometimes soda water....

2018 PWA Wine Competition

2018 Pennsylvania Winery Association Wine Competition

The Pennsylvania Winery Association (PWA) is a trade association representing more than 100 member wineries across the state of Pennsylvania. Every...

2018 PA Farm Show

2018 PA Farm Show Wine Competition

This year we entered the PA Farm Show Wine Competition and received five medals: Nittany Mt. White (Gold), Pinot Grigio (Silver),...

2017 Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association Wine Competition

Eight Wines Entered – Eight Medals Won!

Established in 1973, the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association (ASWA) is one of the oldest wine organizations located on the East Coast...

wine ice cream

Homemade Wine Flavored Ice Cream

Homemade Wine Flavored Ice Cream At Mt. Nittany Winery you will enjoy complimentary wine tasting from a selection of over 25...

2016 Great Lakes Eastern States Wine Competition

2016 Great Lakes & Eastern States Wine Competition

Mt. Nittany Vineyard & Winery was awarded the following 15 medals, one for every wine entered, at the 2016 Great Lakes...

2015 Best of the Best

“Best of the Best” Local Winery

Mt. Nittany Vineyard & Winery was voted “Best of the Best” local winery in 2015 by the readers of the Bargain...

A Trio of Wines

“A Stunning Pinot Grigio”

In a July 16, 2015 article, blogger “Pittsburgh Owl Scribe” (Dave Zuchowski) describes “A Stunning Pinot Grigio from Mt. Nittany Winery”...