Helixville Winery - Schellsburg, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 40° 04.934 W 078° 42.193
17T E 695826 N 4439412
Quick Description: Bedford County's first winery - established in 1998.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/13/2010 3:23:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM8KC9
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member jimmonty
Views: 4

Long Description:
This small winery is located near the town of Schellsburg and is operated by Rodney and Janet Giesel. The winery boasts of a small but nice tasting room which will ensure that you won't walk away without buying something! There are a number of wines to choose from and all tasted by this waymarker were quite good.

Signs to the winery were discovered leading west from PA 96 at Hoover RD - a detour worth taking!
Winery Size: Small 500 to 1,499 Cases

Attached vineyard?: yes

Tasting Room Available?: yes

Days and hours of operation: Mon-Fri 11am-5pm & Sat-Sun 1pm-5pm

Charge for tasting?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Tours Available: no

Cost of Tour: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Phone #: (814) 733-4667

549 Tomco Road Schellsburg, PA 15559

Winery's Website: [Web Link]

Types of wines:
Dry Wine: - Cabernet Sauvignon - Chambourcin - Chardonnay - Riesling Semi-Sweet Red Wine: - Fredonia - Concord - "Captain's Choice" Port Semi-Sweet Wine - Catawba - Niagra - Apple Wine

Best Wine Tasted: Fredonia

Rate the Best Wine Tasted:

Price per Bottle: 10.00 (listed in local currency)

2nd Best Wine Tasted: Niagra

Rate the 2nd Best Wine Tasted:

Price per Bottle #2: 8.00 (listed in local currency)

Overall Comments::
This winery is small, but their product was superb. The proprietors were very personable. a very enjoyable experience!

Winery Club: Not listed

Wine Club Description:: Not listed

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