Winery of the week: Sharp Mountain

Week 1: Winery of the Week

Sharp Mountain Vineyards:

Established in 1995, it is the oldest vineyard in the region.  Located at a 1500 ft. elevation and sits on 26 acres.  It was started by Ron and Jody Rathgeb.  the tasting room and gift shop opened in 2005.  They offer quite a variety of grapes that are all European vinifera: Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Viogner, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sangiovese, Primitivo and Trebbiano.  All are grapes are grown, wine produced and bottled at the vineyard.

They’re open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and are also available for weddings and private events.

For more information: www.sharpmountainvineyards.com