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
For updates and news, please like us at on Facebook @MtHopeEstate, check our website at PaRenFaire.com and become a Royal Email Member.
Orders placed on the Mount Hope Web Store are available for pick-up at the Wine Shop (Wednesday – Sunday, 11AM-5PM).
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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.
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
The Taproom & Grille is only open for food & bar service
during select events (See event list below).
Beer & Cider is Available To-Go Wed – Sun, 11AM-5PM. Please see a Wine Shop Staff Member during your visit for assistance.
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 27 & 28, 2023
8-11PM Each Date
Open Bar 8-9PM. Cash Bar after 9PM.
Heavy hors d'oeuvres served for first hour.
Mount Hope Presents: Twenty 23andMe: Have you ever been curious about your genetic makeup? Or any makeup for that matter? Then join Elizabeth Hardon at the Barn & Barrel for a night like no other! She’s not just a drag queen. She’s not just a comedian; She’s not just man crazy; she’s all of these things. It’s in her DNA.
Learn More at: PaRenFaire.com/DragShow
February 3 through April 30, 2023
Times Vary by Date
Taproom Open for Beer & Cider To-Go Only
Please Visit the Wine Shop for Assistance
Accept this invitation to the 15th annual interactive culinary "who-done-it," enjoy a sumptuous four-course meal and the opportunity to become the detective, interrogate the suspects, put the clues together and uncover the truth!
Menus, Tickets & More at: PaRenFaire.com/MurderMystery
Full Moon Comedy
February 18, March 11 & April 15, 2023
Taproom Open for Beer & Cider To-Go Only
The event of a full moon has always been the topic of folklore, myth and legend. Scientifically, a full moon is the sun’s rays reflecting off the face of the moon. The arrival of the full moon brings a reason for a monthly celebration and to shine light on unique talents as ever changing as the night sky.
Tickets & More at: PaRenFaire.com/FullMoon
April 29, 2023
Taproom Open for Food & Beverage Service
Join us for the 30th Annual VolksFest event, on the grounds of Mount Hope Estate! Check out the best of air and water cooled Volkswagens and enjoy delicious food from the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire Kitchens and fresh Swashbuckler Ales at this large VW swap meet! *All event information below subject to change. Follow HAVOC on Facebook for updates.
Learn More at: PaRenFaire.com/Volksfest
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 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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