Louise Heine
Destination Marketing Director
York County Convention & Visitors Bureau
717-852-9675, ext. 109 or

Brent Burkey
Communications Specialist
York County Convention & Visitors Bureau
717-852-9675, ext. 103 or


YORK, PA-The 16 family-owned wineries and one distillery of the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail invite you to experience new and favorite locations and enjoy the event's new scavenger hunt during Wine Just Off The Vine November 14-15 and 21-22.

This fall festival for wine lovers is one of two signature events - along with March's Tour de Tanks - extending the tourist season in the Mid-Atlantic's Premier Year-Round Wine Destination.

Wine Just Off The Vine provides wine lovers a special opportunity to sample and hear results of this fall's harvests firsthand from wineries across Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland.

Adding to the fun this year is a multi-state scavenger hunt in which ticket holders will carry a sheet filled with images of wine and spirit labels and hunt around each location until they find a corresponding label on display.

Those who match ALL of the labels with the correct Wine Trail locations will be eligible for a prize.

"The Mason-Dixon Wine Trail has long had exploration at the heart of our experience," said Louise Heine, Destination Marketing Director for the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, which manages the Wine Trail. "The new scavenger hunt is one more way we invite and encourage guests to sample all that the Mid-Atlantic's Premier Year-Round Wine Destination has to offer."

Tickets for Wine Just Off The Vine this year are $20 and can be purchased at participating locations or online at Each ticket includes:

• The NEW scavenger hunt experience
• Exclusive tastings at all participating locations during both weekends
• Light food items
• Souvenir tasting glass
• 10% discount on beverage purchases

Visit in the coming weeks to explore more about this year's participating locations, a list of convenient getaway packages and perfectly paired winemaker dinners.

Nestled in bucolic Central Pennsylvania and just north of Baltimore, Maryland, York County is your weekend escape to fertile farmlands, rolling hills and picturesque river shorelines paired perfectly with a bustling central downtown where you'll find all the amenities of a big city but with a small-town ambiance.

A stay in York County puts you right the heart of a renowned tourist region amid neighboring destinations such as Gettysburg, Lancaster County and Hershey.

The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Mission is to maximize tourism expenditures and their economic impact in York County, PA, through comprehensive tourism sales and marketing programs. The York County CVB's Vision is for a York County where tourism is recognized for the value of its economic impact and its role in raising the profile of York County as a sought-after destination. For more information on the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, call 1-888-858-9675 or visit