Comment with your favorite local wine to win tickets
to the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail’s Tour de Tanks event

A returning slate of 22 wineries and a distillery provide 23 reasons to sip, savor and explore on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. all March long (Smart file photo)

Check out 22 wineries and one distillery all Month long during the Tour de Tanks event (Smart file photo)

It’s time to sip, savor and explore the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail.

In its ninth year, the Tour de Tanks event kicks off Saturday, March 1, and runs weekends through March 30, offering visitors the chance to taste the latest wines right out of the barrels.

This year’s lineup features a returning group of 22 wineries and one distillery. The full list of participants is available on the event website.

Tickets, which are good for noon to 5 p.m. all five weekends of Tour de Tanks, are available online or at participating wineries for $25 each and include a souvenir wine glass and 10 percent discount at the wineries. Designated driver tickets are also available for $15 each.

Special hotel and limo packages are also available throughout the Tour de Tanks event.

For more information, visit the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail on Facebook, or follow them on Twitter.

Smart giveaway

Comment below with your favorite wine from the participating wineries by noon Feb. 28. One winner will be drawn at random from all the entries received, and announced in the comments section and on the Smart Facebook page. The winner will receive two Tour de Tanks tickets, a prize valued at $50.

Susquehanna Ale Trail and Mason-Dixon Wine Trail map

Several breweries and wineries have been added to the Susquehanna Ale Trail and the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail in the past year.

The two trails were created by the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau to promote the regional businesses.

Check out our Google map of the locations below.

View Susquehanna Ale Trail & Mason-Dixon Wine Trail in a larger map

April Trotter

Editor of Smart. NEPA transplant. Penn State and Shippensburg grad. Kickball and craft beer enthusiast. Collector of cardigans. "Bennie and the Jets" fanatic. Contact me at, at "Smart magazine" on Facebook, @SmartMagPA on Twitter or by phone at 717-771-2030.

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63 Responses

  1. Kelly Miller says:

    Allegro Winery in the Brogue is the best local wine. I like sweet wine so my favorite is probably ” Blues” if I have to pick just one.

  2. Megan Groft says:

    Oh my, there are so many good ones to chose from. I would have to say that Moon Dancer Winery in Wrightsville has to be my top favorite! It is such a beautiful location over looking the Susquehanna. Buster’s Blush and Rocky’s Mango are AMAZING! We do this tour every year! It is so much fun!!

  3. Courtney says:

    I’m an Allegro Winery fan! Punk is my fav!

  4. Matt says:

    Allegro Winery – Harmony

  5. Gini says:

    I like Punk from Allegro Winery! My daughter got me hooked!

  6. Steve says:

    Moon Dancer Winery has Cisco’s Peach which is pretty good.

  7. Marlene says:

    I love the Vineyard at Grandview’s Sapphire White! Their atmosphere is really nice and they offer a fun wine, chocolate and cheese tasting which my husband and I like to do when we get unexpected “date” time!

  8. Kristin says:

    My favorite from Allegro Winery is their Suite wine.

  9. Deb says:

    Harmony at Allegro Winery.

  10. Nicole says:

    The Vineyard’s Sapphire White!

  11. Judy S says:

    My favorite winery has to be Allegro. Their Suite is the one wine my husband & I both love.

  12. Adrianne Kokiko says:

    I enjoy Moon Dance Winery’s Busters Blush and over the summers any of their frozen wines

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  14. Nancy Watkins says:

    I love white wine! Naylor Wine Cellars – sweet white grapes is true…Niagara is my favorite!!!

  15. Melissa Gonzalez says:

    Rusty’s Red at Adams County Winery. Only because I could choose only one. My wine collection is insane.

  16. Aleah Miller says:

    Allegro’s Punk!

  17. frank moritz says:

    I like mount hope wines the Riesling is my favrite

  18. Elaine Kohan says:

    The vineyard sapphire white

  19. Cathy Evans says:

    It is so hard to choose, but one of my favorites is Allegro’s Suite.

  20. Todd Evans says:

    Harmony by Allegro

  21. Karen Yetter says:

    All local wineries have wonderful choices and l only buy local wines. When visiting the wineries always bring home several bottles. Favorites at all makes it hard to choose. Just at Mount Hope and favorite is PA Apple Spice so good cold and wonderful warmed in the crockpot!

  22. Craig Yetter says:

    Favorite is Honey Mead at Mount Hope.

  23. Dana Gamble says:

    Love Potion from Old Republic Distillery is my fave!

  24. Tricia Smith says:

    Adams County – Tears of Gettysburg

  25. Roxane Weaver says:

    There is no such thing as a bad wine; Bearies -Gone Wild by Brookmere is by far my favorite. Just can’t seem to keep it in hand! <3

  26. Roxane Weaver says:

    But Red Lion Red is the next best thing!

  27. Theresa Lehigh says:

    They are all good, but if I had to pick one, it’s the Riesling at Basignani.

  28. Dottie Nash says:

    Logan’s View Traminette and Cracklin Rose are couple of my favorites. There are also a few that I like at Boordy’s Vineyard in Maryland. What a fun time we had last year. Looking forward to this year !

  29. Dianne Eveler says:

    Allegory Winery in Brogue is the best. My husband and I love going there and we always have the best time. “Red Lion Red” is our favorite. We take it with us to our local pizza shop.

  30. Deb Weaver says:

    Allegro Brut Rose is yummy! After a hard day at work, I love to sit and relax with a glass of the Rose and catch up on a favorite TV show.

  31. Kathy Heisler says:

    Logan’s View Reisling is excellent. We buy a case every spring !!

  32. Lisa Gift says:

    Hauser Estate – Jennie Wade. It’s soft, sweet, and beautiful!

  33. Andrew Hart says:

    Casa Bianca from Logan’s View Winery.

  34. Sue Ayres says:

    Basignani Marisa, recently while driving in Maryland found this winery and love all their wine!

  35. Julie says:

    Basignani the Riesling is the best

  36. Trisha Griffin says:

    Allegro’s punk is AMAZING :)

  37. Marsha Todd says:

    Four Springs Winery has my all time favorite, Cab Franc. It’s the best I’ve tasted anywhere!

  38. Suzanne Burt says:

    Allegro Chamborsin, so good! I have done two tours at Allegro and just love their facility and the people that work there….oh and the wine is pretty tasty too!

  39. Danielle Buchholz says:

    Have to support my neighbors. fat cat from four springs winery. Really hits the spot after a long day at work!

  40. Pat Blake says:

    Logan View’s Cracklin Rose is one of my favorite

  41. Trina Lewis says:

    Moon Dancer Winery in Wrightsville PA – love the Blue Moon Port. The best port I have had since Glenora Wine Cellars at the Fingerlakes.
    Old Republic Distillery in Seven Valleys PA – love the apple pie moonshine. I love the heritage stories they tell with each flavor. Proud Strong family history and love.

  42. Jill Oles says:

    Summertime Red from Naylors.

  43. Jill Oles says:

    Summertime Red from Naylor’s.

  44. Ben Nash says:

    the sparkling wine at Fiorre is very good.

  45. Sandy Klein says:

    Moon Dancer one of my favorites. Liked there Buster Blush. Alegro’s Harmony also very good. My girlfriend & I had such a great time last year. So looking forward to this year.

  46. Ken Klein says:

    Like Four Springs. Good wine & close to home.

  47. Sherrie White says:

    High Rock….Black Lab! Four Springs… Old Republic Distillery…All the wineries are incrediable. Can’t wait to get started next weekend.

  48. Jane Garland says:

    My husband I love Allegro Vineyard – his favorite wine is their Riesling because it has the most wonderful flavor so sweet and crisp – mine is the Vidal – its flavor is so addicting that I can drink it with most everything – what a fun way to spend the afternoon sampling all their wines – this is definitely our favorite winery – we love it!!!!

  49. Donna Laughman says:

    I love Allegro Fusion is the best. But I love most sweet wines. All the wineries are great!! Can’t wait till Saturday!

  50. Denise Mauzy says:

    I love the Allegro Jazz!

  51. Jamie Moore says:

    Allegro Fusion is my absolute favorite wine!!

  52. Katie Grimes says:

    I love the strawberry wine at moon dancer winery

  53. Kathy D. Sterrett says:

    Rebel Red from Adams County Winery can’t be beat!!

  54. Missy says:

    Allegro’s Brogue Blush has a special place in my heart-my husband & I used it as our weddings toast and guest favors 17+ years ago!

  55. Alexis says:

    Visit Hauser Estate Winery, they are wonderful. Loved the Chambercin and the reserves are amazing as well. Visit them anytime, they view is AMAZING.

  56. sue baszak says:

    Love the Allegro Jazz. I love the name.

  57. Donna Laughman says:

    Allegro’s Fusion! I have one birthday wish. It is to win tickets to the trail.

  58. seth says:

    naylor’s niagra!

  59. April Trotter says:

    Congratulations, Dana! Your name was randomly picked to win our tickets. Hope you enjoy Tour de Tanks.

  60. April Trotter says:

    We have our winner! Thanks to all who shared their favorites from the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail. And congratulations to Dana Gamble.

  61. Tammy Noll says:

    I have many favorites, but Punk is one on the top of my list from Allegro Winery. I tasted it the first time while I was at the winery for a bachelorette party.

  62. Sharon says:

    Naylor’s Fragola

  63. Melissa Mazzur says:

    Allegro is my fave and then Naylor

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