Turn the clock back to a time when steam engines pulled passenger cars along idyllic miles of train tracks through quaint hamlets and farmland to an awaited destination. Board the train for a trip along the banks of the Delaware River to visit our winery. A short ride on a bus brings you up the hill, 200 feet above and overlooking the Delaware, to the vineyard. You will learn how grapes are grown using minimal inputs and other sustainable and conservation practices, then into the winery to learn how grape juice is transformed into wine.
You will see and learn about the equipment of wine making, crushers-destemmers, presses, pumps, tanks, barrels and bottling lines. You will learn how artisan, hand-crafted wines are made. Then into the tasting room to sample wines paired with hot hors d'oeuvres.
Purchase wines to take home or enjoy on your return train trip. Then off you go for another scenic train ride back to the station.
Villa Milagro Vineyards proprietors Steve and Audrey Gambino say: “Villa Milagro Vineyards uses sustainable practices and minimal inputs to provide a protective habitat for native species of birds, plants and wildlife, as well as to grow grapes using pesticides and herbicides that are approved fo