Pittsburgh Bed and Breakfasts are great for tours of the Steel City, but few people think about visiting the great wineries and tasting rooms that aren't far away. If you're looking for a good time that includes sampling some of the local wines, why not stop by these BBOnline recommended wineries? In doing so, you're sure to find that Pittsburgh isn't just the city of Black and Gold, but also great reds and whites!
1013 Campbells Run Road
Carnegie, PA 15106
Just 10 minutes from your Pittsburgh Inn is Kavic Winery. There you'll find that everything is local, from the owners to the grapes. They're even working on putting in a vineyard. Pop in between 12:00 and 17:00 on Saturdays and Sundays to try their variety of whites and reds that favor both sweet and dry palates. After your tasting you can purchase any of the wines, as well as gifts and wine accessories.
495 Lowries Run Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
This family owned and run shop isn't a winery itself, but it does feature the best wines from the Pennsylvania area. You can drop by the shop for a tasting or to pick up a gift for yourself or a friend. They also run wine classes for those who wish to learn about everything from the wine making process to pairing your favorite wine with a special dish. Winter hours are Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 to 19:00, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 to 20:00 and Sunday from 12:00 to 16:00. Call ahead for summer hours.
La Casa Narcisi Winery
4578 Gibsonia Road
Gibsonia, PA 15044
A quick 10 minute drive north of Pittsburgh Bed and Breakfasts to La Casa Narcisi Winery, another family-run establishment that appreciates keeping things local. They offer free tastings of their 30 varieties of wine. The tasting room is open on Wednesday and Thursday from 11:00 to 21:00, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 to 22:00 and Sunday from 11:00 to 20:00. Lunch and dinner are served on these days at the restaurant on premises. Even better, you can sample the wines while enjoying live entertainment on the weekends.
10828 Guffey Rillton Road
Rillton, PA 15678
A local couple have started up this winery located within easy driving distance of your cozy Pittsburgh Inn. The winery includes a sales room and a tasting room where you can sample any of their 22 varieties of wine. They run the gamut from sweet to dry, so anyone who visits is sure to find at least one to take home. Greenhouse Winery is open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday from 12:00 to 18:00 and Saturday from 10:00 to 18:00. Check the calendar of events on their website before visiting to see what else is on during your visit.
Regardless of why you've chosen to book a stay at any of your favorite Pittsburgh Bed and Breakfasts, you're sure to enjoy an outing or two to some of the Pittsburgh area's best wineries.