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                 It’s since become one of the area’s largest local wineries and entertainment venues, and one of the few open every day except Monday. David Hoffman serves as winemaker, buying grapes locally and from Maryland while the estate vineyard is under reconstruction. 1833 Flint Hill Road, Landenberg, Pennsylvania, (610) 255-5684,
Patone Cellars. Opened in 2008, Patone has been an under-the-radar winery, with owner/winemaker Mario Patone crafting nice wines from locally purchased grapes. 1051 Wickerton Road, Landenberg, Pennsylvania, (302) 545-7388,
Penns Woods Winery. In 2001, Italian winemaker and importer
Gino Razzi took over the struggling Smithbridge winery and later brought in the second generation, daughter Carley. Renaming it Penns Woods, the two have made the winery into a success story with the assistance of Italian winemaker Davide Creato. Of its 45 acres of estate vineyards, 30 are in two separate Coatesville sites, and Penns Woods occasionally purchases additional grapes grown regionally. “On the weekends, we host a variety of events from food and wine pairings to live music and workshops when the weather allows,” Carley says, “We have
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