Estate & Winery
Savor the History
Home to year-round entertainment including the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, the estate also specializes in hand-crafted Mount Hope Wines, Swashbuckler Beers and Lancaster County Ciders. Mount Hope Estate is a historical destination for unique entertainment, culinary experiences and educational opportunities.
Wednesday – Sunday: 11AM-5PM
Closed Monday & Tuesday
*Extended Hours During Events*
Mount Hope Estate
Over the course of two centuries, Mount Hope Estate and Winery, located in Northern Lancaster County, has grown from a private residence to a flourishing historic estate featuring spectacular entertainment. Outdoor festivals, indoor theater, a Victorian wine shop and on-site brewery and winery locations provide something for everyone 365 days of the year.
Tasting & Wine Trails
Mount Hope prides itself on providing the perfect tasting event for each patron’s specific situation. Whether you choose a complimentary wine sampling available daily at any of our retail locations, or a private formal tasting available through our Group Sales Department, we will work hard to make it a memorable experience for you and your guests!
Mount Hope Winery is proud to be able to also take part in local wine trail events—Learn more about the trails below.
Please Note: Under the Governor’s current directives, we are able to offer samplings with a limit of 5, 1oz samples per guest. Please practice safe social distancing and follow signage during your visit.
Discover wine year-round!
Wine tasting never ends on the year-round Mason-Dixon Wine Trail, so gather your friends and come visit us. Vineyards stretch from York County to Hershey, Gettysburg and Lancaster through Pennsylvania’s Dutch County Roads and south to across the Mason-Dixon line to Baltimore, Maryland.
Barn & Barrel
At Mount Hope Estate
PA’s original winery, brewery, cidery and distillery is the premiere destination for all who appreciate hand-crafted beverages, foods and historical properties. The Historic Barn offers the perfect setting for private events year-round. Tours of the beverage production and sampling give a glimpse of processes used to create the Estate’s wine, beer, cider and spirits. Complete a visit with casual dining at the Taproom and take home chilled beers and ciders. Barn & Barrel crafts new memories from the estate’s rich history.
The Historic Barn at Mount Hope
Savor the rustic charm of the beautifully renovated historic barn overlooking our award-winning full production winery. The first floor’s stonework bar area and preserved second-floor event space features original wooden beams, flooring and metal roofing, designed as the perfect showcase for weddings, business meetings and family celebrations. Book your next event at the Barn & Barrel by visiting the Group Page or take a virtual tour on Wedding Wire.
Over the course of 200+ years, Mount Hope Estate and Winery, located in Northern Lancaster County, has grown from a private residence to a flourishing historic estate featuring spectacular entertainment. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, Mount Hope now hosts something from everyone year-round including outdoor festivals, indoor theater, a Victorian wine shop, and more. Savor the History.
Taproom & Grille at Barn & Barrel
Taproom & Grille is Currently Closed
Please see a Wine Shop Staff Member during your visit for assistance on Beer & Cider To-Go.
Hosting a get together? The Taproom at the Barn & Barrel is perfect casual setting for all types of private special events. Let us help you create the moment memorable occasion for your family, friends or co-workers. Visit the Group Page to book today!
Upcoming Events at Mount Hope Estate
January 22 & 23, 2021 • 8-11PM
Open Bar from 8-9PM with Heavy hors d'oeuvres. Cash Bar after 9PM.
Located inside the Barn & Barrel
*Please Note: This is a 21 & Older Event*
Does your magic mirror need Windex? Has your enchanted rose lost all its petals? Did the last time you eat an apple end with you waking up in a forest surrounded by seven little men? It’s time for a new chapter in your story. Start your new adventure with the fairest of them all! Elizabeth Hardon invites you to the Barn & Barrel for a fairytale like no other. Don’t be Grimm in the New Year, celebrate with a Queen!
Tickets Available at PaRenFaire.com/BoxOffice
Safety policies and procedures remain in effect and we ask all visitors to follow the current CDC guidelines.
Friday, February 12 • 7PM
Saturday, February 13 • 1PM & 7PM
Sunday, February 14 • 11AM
Tickets Available at PaRenFaire.com/BoxOffice
An invitation to a dinner theater event like no other. Inside Mount Hope Mansion, gifted actors, skilled chefs and award-winning estate beverages combine to create a unique, interactive culinary experience.
Be immersed in the 200-year history of the Mansion through stories passed through the decades. Enjoy a carefully planned four-course meal seated at intimate tables and visit the Mansion bar to pair your meal with the estate’s hand-crafted wines, beers, ciders and spirits.
Seating will be limited for each performance with socially distanced tables set in the dining rooms for individual parties not to exceed 8 people. Face coverings are required at all times, except when seated at your table.
Mount Hope Brands
Live Free. Dine Well.
Mount Hope Estate is Pennsylvania’s original winery, brewery, cidery and distillery. Home to year-round entertainment, including the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, the estate specializes in the production of hand-crafted Mount Hope Wines, Swashbuckler Beers, Lancaster County Ciders, and signature cocktails from Spirits Distilling Company.
The area’s first nano-brewery produces a taste to satisfy everyone—From year-round favorites to seasonal specialties. Enjoy Rumspringa Beers and Lancster County Ciders on-draft, then purchase bottles and growlers to-go!
The history of the winery began in 1980, but the future of the Mount Hope Winery continues through the Mount Hope Winery at the Barn & Barrel. Informative and fun tours take visitors through processes of creating our award-winning wines and meads. Daily complimentary sampling in the Carriage House Wine Shop gives our guests a chance to discover their own favorite Mount Hope Wine.
Driven by a love of beer and creative brewing processes, Swashbuckler Brewing Co. continues to handcraft beers using locally grown products for adventurers who are on a quest to Live Free, Dine Well and Drink Good Ale! Visitors can take a behind the scenes tour of the production area and sample the wide range of beers that have quenched the thirst of visitors to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire since 2006.
Whether drinking specialty, seasonal or core flavors, taste the tradition, creativity and craftsmanship created by a collaboration of the Mount Hope Winery wine maker and Swashbuckler Brewing Co. brew master. The philosophy is simple: Quality ingredients without artificial fillers that allow the fresh apple flavor to shine in every glass. Open a bottle of Lancaster County Cider and Live Free, Dine Well and Drink Real Cider.
The essence of our spirits springs from Mount Hope Estate’s rich 200-year history. Spirits Distilling Co. will resurrect your love for mindfully hand-crafted small batch spirits while paying homage to iconic stories imbedding in Mount Hope’s soul. Visitors to the Estate can enjoy a variety of cocktails and enjoy guided tastings to discover the products crafted with the philosophy to Live Free, Dine Well, Drink in the Spirit!
Specially Labeled Wines
Mount Hope offers a wide variety of award-winning, hand-crafted wines.
Giving Mount Hope Wine as a gift? Make your order extra special with custom printed wine labels! Minimum 24-bottle order to qualify for custom labels – $2.00 per bottle additional charge. Please allow 3-6 weeks for processing. Contact the Mount Hope Wine Shop, WineShop@PaRenFaire.com to order your custom labels today!
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