Wines are often named for their region of origin, such as Burgundy, Bordeaux, or Tightly Sealed Bin on Windowsill. Send taste buds traveling with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $25 for a picnic for two with a picnic basket (a $20 value), winery tour (a $14 value), and wineglasses (an $8 value) as well as a $12 gift-shop credit (a $54 total value)
- $49 for the above picnic for four with two $12 gift-shop credits (a $108 value)<p>
Visitors can use their credit toward corkscrews ($9.50), tote bags ($25), more wineglasses ($5–$20), and other items. This Groupon does not include alcoholic beverages.<p>
Miracle Valley Vineyard
In early September, just as the first signs of fall nip at the landscape around the quiet pond and the rolling vineyard—that's when the time is right for Miracle Valley Vineyard to harvest the grapes that will become its estate-grown cabernet franc. But as is so often the case with wine, patience in consuming it is rewarded. The cabernet franc's enticing bouquet of raspberries and violets gives way to a rounded mouthfeel, which balances the ripe fruit flavors with its restrained tannins. During the rest of the year, customers could stick to one of the vineyard's half-dozen other wines, including an off-dry rosé with a lingering sweetness to match its pink hue.
The wine is the main attraction at Miracle Valley, but the grounds are just as enticing. The winery frequently hosts graduations, rehearsal dinners, and other gatherings for up to 50 people, not to mention group tastings in a tasting room that overlooks the lush scenery. While guests are there, they can stroll the territory, perhaps stumbling across bullets from the Civil War raids that took place in the area.