There are some beautiful vineyards and wineries in Pennsylvania, and one of our favorites is the Moon Dancer Winery. Located in Wrightsville, PA, just over a half hour away from the Historic Smithton Inn, the Moon Dancer Winery features wine, cider, and craft beer. You can also order some delicious wood-fired pizzas while you enjoy live music on the veranda. This great local winery is an ideal location for weddings and private events as well, featuring extensive vineyards and beautiful scenery. You will enjoy the Moon Dancer Winery for a variety of reasons!
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The mood is set as soon as you arrive at the French Country Chateau of Moon Dancer Winery. Overlooking the gorgeous Susquehanna River, this premier local winery offers European Style dry wines along with select Pennsylvania sweet wines. Enjoy a charming atmosphere featuring stunning vineyard and countryside views. The romance comes alive with a wine tasting and tour of the cellars, where wines are crafted at 17 feet below ground. After the tour, enjoy a glass of wine on the back patio or inside by the great room fireplaces with live music year-round.
Moon Dog Cellars & Moon Dancer Cider House
When you visit the Moon Dancer Winery, you will have a choice of beverages to enjoy. Along with wine, you will discover craft beer and local cider. Moon Dog Cellars features some delicious wines that pair nicely with views of the surrounding vineyards and countryside. Enjoy the sweet tangy flavors of fresh fruit with Murphy’s Blueberry or Alexander’s Blackberry. Or, try other wines such as a toasted oak and silky tannins chocolate Merlot. Along with some delicious wine, you can enjoy local craft beers and ciders from the Moon Dancer Cider House. Whatever beverage you prefer, there are plenty of options!
Ta Ta Kua at Moon Dancer Winery
Along with some delicious drinks, you will find some tasty food for pairing at Moon Dancer Winery. The menu is provided by Ta Ta Kua and includes wood-fired artisan pizzas that you will love. Other selections include fire-roasted olives with herb virgin olive oil, bacon wrapped roasted jalapenos, and wood-fired mac and cheese.
Concert Series & Weekend Music
One of the best features of Moon Dancer Winery, other than the delicious hand-crafted beverages and food, is the live music! The Moon Dancer Winery hosts a concert series in the summertime with jazz, blues, country, reggae, rock, and folk musicians. Enjoy a variety of tunes as you sip on a glass of wine and enjoy the surrounding nature. The summertime isn’t the only time you can enjoy watching and listening to bands at the Moon Dancer Winery. During the rest of the year, you will discover live music on the weekends as well as other fun events, like a chili cook-off!
Continue a Romantic, Relaxing Day by Staying at the Historic Smithton Inn
Continue the ambiance of romance and relaxation from Moon Dancer Winery when you retreat to the Historic Smithton Inn in Ephrata, PA. Indulge in the wonderful amenities that our boutique hotel has to offer with an evening stay. Our cozy and comfortable bed and breakfast features antiques and handcrafted pieces that create a unique atmosphere we know you will love. Curl up by the fireplace in your room or enjoy the luxury of a rain shower and soft robes, depending on which accommodation you select! Then, in the morning, wake up to a complimentary gourmet breakfast to start your day in the heart of Amish Country off right.