Breweries, Wineries & Libations
Breweries, Wineries & Libations
The libations are flowing freely in the backwoods. backroads. backwaters. There is no lack of local flavor with over 120 wines and 30 IPAs at our locally-owned establishments. Clearfield County offers a brand new brewery and recently opened winery locations that have people raving over the essence of our wines and IPAs. Bottoms up!
Newly located minutes from Interstate 80, Bee Kind Winery has 18 savory wines ranging from dry to sweet. The new location houses pottery from local artisan Jason Bloom and fine locally-crafted cheese. Visit the retail location Tuesday-Saturday from 10 am- 7 pm at 14325 Clearfield Shawville Hwy., Clearfield, PA 16830.
One of the area's newest wineries shares its fame with the Pennsylvania Elk. This winery has an outdoor patio that backs up to a 200-year-old oak tree and borders State Game Lands. Its gift shop displays photos and memorabilia of the history of the Benezette Area. Open 7 days a week from 11 am- 7 pm. Benezette Wines, 196 Second St., Benezette, PA 15821.
Long ago the core of DuBois was built around logging, mining and beer. DuBois has a rich tradition of brewing. It has been decades since beer was brewed on an industrial scale in DuBois. The long dry spell has come to an end. Doc G’s Brewing Company was created to get DuBois back to its roots. Open Sunday-Thursday 11 am- 11 pm and Friday-Saturday 11 am- midnight. Doc G's, 208 W. Long Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.
Nestled in a sheltered valley in the cool central highlands of Pennsylvania near the highest point on I-80 East of the Mississippi River, Evergreen Valley Vineyards produces fine European wine grapes. In the vineyard and the winery, Evergreen works in partnership with the grapes to help bring out the fine flavors imparted by our unique climate, thus creating award-winning wines of distinctive styles for your enjoyment. Open Friday- Sunday 11 am- 6 pm, except Holidays. Evergreen Valley Vineyards, 752 Evergreen Rd., Luthersburg, PA 15848.
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Known for their farm grown apples, this 75-year-old family-owned farm has mastered the art of hard cider brewing. There are 3 varieties of Keewaydin Hard Cider, semi-dry, dry and cherry apple. Come during harvest season for the full farm experience or purchase cider year round by calling ahead or purchasing at Otto’s brew pub in State College, PA. Kunes Farm, 917 Keewaydin Rd., Frenchville, PA 16836. The farm is open mid-July to November from 10 am- 5 pm.
Laurel Mountain Winery
Let Laurel Mountain’s friendly and knowledgeable staff pour a taste of its national and state award-winning wines. Tour the winery and grounds, view an antique tool museum, relax in the pavilion and experience how Eastern variety wines are grown and produced. Winery hours: Wednesday- Sunday 10 am- 6 pm. Closed on major holidays. Laurel Mountain Winery, 1754 Old Grade Rd., Falls Creek, PA 15840. Find Laurel Mountain on Facebook.
Race Street Brewery
If you’re looking for a great selection of hand-crafted beer, a menu that changes weekly and feature tastes from around the world, all of which is housed in an industrial setting that rivals any urban scene, by all means give Race Street a try. Lunch hours: Thursday- Friday 11:30 am- 2 pm. Evening hours: Wednesday 4:30 pm- 7 pm, Thursday 4:30 pm- 9 pm, Friday 4:30 pm- 11 pm, Saturday 4 pm- 11 pm. Race Street Brew Works, 511 Spruce St., Suite 2, Clearfield, PA 16830.
Starr Hill Vineyards and Winery
Located in Curwensville, owner Ken Starr learned the art of winemaking from his father in 1952. He started making his own wine in 1977 and now four generations of wine makers are bottling the largest selection of wine in the county. While at Starr Hill you can visit the gift shop featuring Polish pottery, taste one of their many wines and take a tour of the entire winemaking product. Open year round Monday- Friday. Starr Hill Vineyard & Winery has several retail locations, and it is the first winery in the USA to be located in Walmart stores. For more information on these locations, visit starrhillwinery.com. Starr Hill Vineyards and Winery, 861 Bailey Rd., Curwensville, PA 16833.
Wapiti Ridge Wine Cellars
The winery is nestled on a ridge top surrounded by nature here in the PA Wilds of Clearfield County. Being lovers of the outdoors, Wapiti Ridge felt it was essential to bring a touch of nature to its tasting room. Enjoy the elegant but rustic atmosphere while tasting some fabulous wine. Open Wednesday- Saturday 11 am- 6 pm and Sunday 1 pm- 6 pm. Wapiti Ridge Wine Cellars, 2560 Bennetts Valley Hwy., DuBois, PA 15801.