Sips – Sept. 2016

Emma Driban

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Here’s what’s pouring

September at Penns Woods Winery

Every month, Penns Woods Winery in Chadds Ford, Pa., has a calendar full of exciting events, including yoga, painting and movies. Every Saturday and Sunday features music and food vendors. This month, Penns Woods also will host its Autumn Trail event. On Saturday, Sept. 17, there will be a 5K run at 9 a.m. At the same time the next day there will be an 8K run. Both offer a complimentary glass of wine at the finish line, a performance shirt and free downloadable pictures. The races are limited to 400 entries, so be sure to register and pay the $40 registration fee in advance. To register or for more information about the Autumn Trail Run the Vineyards, visit For more information about Penns Woods Winery and its events, visit

Delaware Saengerbund Oktoberfest

Join Delaware Saengerbund on the weekend of Sept. 16-18 to celebrate Oktoberfest on 49 Salem Church Rd. in Newark. The festivities will take place on Friday from 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. For $8, attendees can enjoy German food (like bratwurst and traditional plum cake), entertainments provided by the Enzian Volkstanzgruppe, German music, imported gifts and souvenirs and amusement rides. For more information, visit or call 366-9454.

The 2016 Kennett Brewfest

On Saturday, Oct. 1, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., the 2016 Kennett Brewfest will take place on South Broad Street in Kennett Square, Pa. This rain-or-shine event is open only to those 21 years or older. There will be food and merchandise vendors, live bands, sponsor tables and sample beers from more than 90 local, regional and craft breweries. General admission is $50 and designated driver tickets are $15. For $75, guests can purchase Connoisseur Tasting VIP tickets, which include a meal from noon to 1:30 p.m. This is a fundraiser with proceeds going to Historic Kennett Square, a non-profit organization working to keep Kennett Square a regional economic and cultural center. For more information, visit

Heavy Seas Great’er Pumpkin

The “Uncharted Waters” series by Heavy Seas Beer is welcoming the 2016 edition of the Great’er Pumpkin. This orange-colored pumpkin ale contains aromas of cinnamon, ginger, allspice, clove, brown sugar and pumpkin. The beer is bourbon barrel-aged, which rounds out its flavor with notes of oak, vanilla and bourbon. The Great’er Pumpkin is a limited release, available in all 17 states where Heavy Seas beer is distributed from September through October.

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