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Glades Pike Winery

We recently re-visited the Glades Pike Winery is beautiful Somerset County, PA. Glades Pike is run by a really nice lady named Liz Diesel. Liz’s parents started the winery in 1994 and bottled their first harvest in 1995 and they currently bottle and sell about 7500 cases a year.

You may recall an earlier edition of this blog that featured Glades Pike. We really liked this place and when we went back we found a wine that we hadn’t previously tasted called Bicentennial Blush! Wow what a wonderful wine!! It was my kind of wine, you know sweet!  : )

But, just because I like sweet wine doesn’t mean everyone else does. So for you folks who like a “real” wine, Glades Pike does it right!  In fact, Glades Pike won a number of awards this year from the Finger Lakes International Wine Festival for a couple of their “real” wines. They brought home a gold medal for their 2008 Cabernet Franc, a silver medal for their 2008 Petit Verdot and a bronze medal for their 2008 Seyval Blanc.

I highly recommend visiting the Glades Pike Winery, just six miles south of the Somerset Borough on Route 31 (Glades Pike) in Somerset County.

If you’d like to learn more about the Glades Pike Winery check out their video at http://youtu.be/5cznXBvD_DU

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