When it comes to grapes, Commonwealth winemakers are thinking beyond the usual suspects, experimenting with off-beat varietals that thrive in cooler climates. Their hard work is paying off, winning awards, expanding the industry, and enticing local wine lovers into sampling something new.
Kennett Square is the "Mushroom Capital of the World," and they celebrate that status every year with an action-packed fungi festival. This September, head to Chester County for one of the state's best parties.
Manatawny Still Works has made a name for itself with its distinctive whiskey. Now a wave of awards and a South Philly satellite location prove that the distillery is a major player in PA's craft beverage boom.