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Sand Castle Winery

Address: 755 River Road, Erwinna, PA 18920
Phone Number: 800-722-9463
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Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Erwinna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Attraction details
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Drove up drive way it was nice walk in it looked like a hotel lobby. The temperature in there must have been 57 degrees we told one of the workers They said they would turn up the heat. Mean while we started to be served Dinner and everyone had to eat with there coats on. The dinner plates were so... More 

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Spring City, Pennsylvania
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very nice selection of wines from the local region. Good whites from dry to sweet and tasty reds from soft to bold. Guys you must try their Port! Has an intristing twist!! Very good I must say. Also try their Phoenixville Pa tasting room with many Balsomic and olive oils for the sampling. Fun place to hang out as well!

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West Norrtton, PA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The enticement mentioned twelve wine tastings per couple. We were expecting to get to taste six (6) wines per person. WOW !! We sampled thirteen (13) wines in total. A Highly entertaining gentleman explained how to taste each wine AND what to pair foods it with. The tour guide of the castle and wine cellar was also very informative and... More 

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New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

When we first drove up to the winery, it was a beautiful setting. The building is impressive. The views were beautiful. The inside of the building reminded me of a hotel lobby, not a winery. The wine tour was short but informative. Although it was interesting to see the equipment used for the harvest and processing, the equipment itself was... More 

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The tasting was interesting, wines were paired with chocolates and nuts, informative and fun presentation. However, you stand during the tasting, which would be fine but the table was low and it was an awkward set up. A bar height table would have been better. There were about 15-20 in our tasting group. We had a Living Social coupon for... More 

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Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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153 reviews 153 reviews
38 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I have known the owner Joe Maxon for over 25 years and was a supplier to him when he first opened and was working out of a trailer on top of the wine vats now 25 years later he realized his dream of building a castle on the concrete slab directly over the vats and it is beautiful, I knew... More 

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Cherry Hill, NJ
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I suppose it's a hazard when you plan interactive tours and booths for a living, but this Winery tour, though featuring a number of good wines, was disjointed and left visitors unclear of what was happening as if we were lost sheep. No greetings as you enter, no sectioned off areas to tell you what to do where, and a... More 

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Oceanport, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This was our third trip to this winery and, our second tasting with Enzo who is so knowledgeable and people oriented. In fact, it is a shame that Enzo is not relegated to doing private tastings and spending more time with the patrons since he has such expertise.. For the first time ever, we were greeted by some harried woman... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I went for a wine tasting that was said to include a gourmet lunch platter, tasting and tour. The tour guide was not familiar with anything about the wine making process, the equipment was in pieces so we couldn't see where it was broken down. Tasting was done standing up and rushed. But the worst was that the gourmet lunch... More 

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Pitman, NJ
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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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