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Sand Castle Winery

755 River Road, Erwinna, PA 18920
800-722-9463
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Erwinna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries
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Pitman, NJ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

The tour was so slight, the wine tasting was fine. The cheese and meat platter was disappointing. The only saving grace was the wine was "Slavish". It was the people that we met that made up for the experience.

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PA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The Wine at the Sand Castle is not the best wine I've ever had, but the wine pairing/tasting put on by the owner is worth every penny of the $35/person charge, thoroughly enjoyed myself, learned so much about food pairing, some were very surprising and out of the box. I will be back

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Merchantville, New Jersey
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141 reviews 141 reviews
61 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This winery is about an hour from home and the ride along the Delaware River to get there was lovely. The winery itself was a surprise. A castle looking building with beautiful grounds and a view of the river. Beautiful for events. We were there as part of 40th bday party group. We had a private tasting on the upper... More

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California City, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is our second visit to Sand Castle Winery. The tour guide was great, knowledgable, funny and very nice with the guests. After the tour we proceeded upstairs to the tasting. The main gentleman, Joseph, was the best ever. He made a large group of strangers laugh and enjoy the wine tasting with lots of information, jokes and just plain... More

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

After taking a wine pairing and tasting class we purchased a bottle of 2008 Riesling at the Sand Castle retail store in Warrington, PA which we stored in our wine cooler refrigerator for the past 2 months. When we opened it, it was undrinkable...so sour that we dumped the whole bottle!! We brought the bottle with us to the winery... More

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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Gorgeous setting, attractive building and outdoor terrace make this winery a very pleasant destination for an afternoon of sipping. Unfortunately, the wine tasting “experience” itself is a cut below the setting. Our tasting included thirteen – 13! – Wines, with no between-tastes glass rinses, no palate-cleansing crackers, and not a great deal of background on the specifics of each wine,... More

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I purchased a Travelzoo deal for a wine tasting, tour and tapas. While the setting is beautiful, this was by far the most disorganized and understaffed winery and wine tasting experience I have been to. I say this as I have been to other wine tastings in PA, quite a few in the Hudson Valley, NY, the Finger Lakes and... More

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Springdale, Arkansas
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121 reviews 121 reviews
20 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised by the information provided by Magdalena as she gave tour but when she was behind the bar and began pouring wine for the testing she was outstanding. 👍 We had 12 wines tasted from white to port. Her attention to detail and explanations were some of the best. We have traveled Sonoma, Russian river valley and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The setting of a faux castle was a little worrisome but the tour was very educational and the wine was very good, we will plan to order wine from them when we go home.

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Bayonne, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I saw a Groupon for a winery tour and tasting and thought that it would be a fun thing for my boyfriend and I to do. We had a wonderful experience at Sand Castle Winery! Our guide, Joseph, was very informative as he took us through the vineyards and in the wine making cellar. After the tour, we all headed... More

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