Mountain View Vineyard

Mountain View Vineyard 2016 Grape Harvest Event

About

Our vineyard, planted & nurtured by hand is the culmination of more than a decade of hard work & dedication. We invite you to sample our wines - from a dry red with a smooth & silky finish to a sweet white bursting with a crisp, citrus flavor! Stop by for a tasting and experience the wonderful flavors of one of northeastern Pennsylvania's amazing wineries!

Location Description

Nestled into the mountainside of Neola, Pennsylvania.

Features

  • Seriously fun wine & spirits!

Additional Information

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The Team

Randy and Linda have four children and nine grandchildren... and it's been a full family investment getting Mountain View Vineyard where it is today!

Our son, Bobby Ludwig, is our graphic designer and responsible for creating our brand... the famous Goat in the Glass. He handles all of our creative work from label designs to our handmade rustic sign at Barley Creek.

Our son, Austin Rice, is Randy's assistant and has had a hand in everything from building our barns to assisting Randy during the winemaking and distilling processes.

Our daughter, Jennifer Hart, has supplied us with all of the incredibly delicious gourmet cheeses and many of the other foods we pair with our wines here at the winery and distillery.

And lastly, our daughter, Jennifer Espaillat, has provided us with a much needed escape every year to the warm weather of Florida during these cold Pocono winters. A great opportunity to recharge.

Our family continues to grow with the addition of some terrific staff. Crystal works full-time in the tasting rooms and at off-site events. Maricela, Lynn, and Susan assist in various capacities in the tasting rooms and throughout the winemaking facility and vineyard.

And then there's Bob "Dad" Rice who helps in the vineyard and with our new permaculture garden.

Practices & Techniques

From our inception, we've been an eco-friendly winery with deep local roots. We grow about 60% of the grapes used to create our fantastic wines, and we source the remaining grapes from regional vineyards. We create new and exciting flavors from grapes indigenous to Eastern Pennsylvania. As new grape varietals are created every year, we continue to explore the wine styles of the future.

Geothermal and solar energy heats and cools our new wine making facility. This technique also provides temperature control during the fermentation process. Our new LED lighting in our facilities now only consumes 1/5 of the energy previously used.

In our vineyard, we continually strive to use sustainable methods for growing our grapes and stewarding our land. Compared to industry standards, our wines contain a small fraction of sulfites, resulting in a clean and crisp selection of remarkable wines.

Estate Vineyards / AVA

A trip to the Finger Lakes region of New York State spurred Randy into trying his hand at grape growing. He started with 6 varieties and 70 vines on the split rail fence along our driveway. When they flourished, we decided to start clearing our nearly 6 acre property and began planting our vineyard. After more than a decade of hard work, we've grown to 9 grape varieties and over 2000 vines! It's been a wonderful labor of love, and we truly appreciate all of our loyal customers that have made this such an amazing journey.

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Hours

Open Daily 11am – 6pm Closed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Open 12-3 Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Address

5866 Neola Road
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360
United States

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