April 2016

In April, Eight winery locations are celebrating the Art of Spring, with Earth Day Upcycling, Recycling art projects, Organic Gardening How-to's, Art Shows, Writer and Blogger workshops and conversations, Oracle Readings and more ...all to embrace the fresh start of Spring!  The vines have been pruned and are starting their Spring bud.  The welcome sunshine opens up outdoors, and the winery decks are beckoning!  With new wine offerings for the Spring, flowers and artisanal events, please welcome Spring on the Brandywine Artisan Wine Trail!

Ten Gallon Hat Winery
Marc Buckwalter
Exhibiting Artist for April
Our Spring Up Cycle Recycle is truly about Spring, Marc Buckwalter our Artist for the Month upcycles bed springs.  Marc uses recycled bed springs to create wine bottle holders.  M.A.D. UpCycle stands for Middle Aged Dude UpCycling, a creative reuse hobby/art project by Marc Buckwalter, master carpenter. Specializing in hanging light fixtures and table lamps, MAD UpCycle breathes new life into forgotten things.
April Student Art Show
West Chester Area Schools
In addition running with the theme of Spring and all things new and bright, Ten Gallon Hat will be featuring the promising, fresh, young artists of our county, with the works of West Chester Area School District's Art students gracing our walls. 

In collaboration with Lisa Bryan, one of the amazing and talented Art teachers from the district we are putting together a collection sure to please our guests this month.  

Paradocx Vineyard 
Earth Day Painting Class
Friday, April 22 at 6pm

Paradocx Vineyard will be hosting a Earth Day Painting Class in the Vineyard on Friday, April 22nd at 6-7pm (sign up online at paradocx.com) , which includes a glass of wine!

In support of Earth Day we are promoting our eco friendly cans and pouches with a buy one get one 10% off April 22-24th. Attached is the link to the event and informative info on our eco friendly cans & pouches. 

Link to Painting Class right here


Flickerwood Winery
Oracle Readings & Numerology
April 8th 6-9pm
Medium Kelly Kearney
April 29 6-9 pm
Oxford Tasting Room
Spring is all about new beginnings, so why not try an oracle or numerology reading, or ask well-known Oxford Medium Kelly Kearney for some metaphysical insight? 
Call 610-932-9498 for an appointment.
Also -It's a Kennett/Oxford Party!
Join the Oxford staff and customers for an Oxford welcome to the Kennett staff and customers at the Oxford tasting room April 16th, 5:30- 10:30.  The Flickerwood Tasting Room is now closed in Kennett Square, starting Spring of 2016. 
Penns Woods Winery
Organic Gardening Class, Session #1
April 23  1:00-2:00 pm ; Earth Day Class

Topics will include container gardening for any size space, heirloom and hybrid seeds and plants, what to plant for mid-spring, and how to grow lettuce and other spring greens.​
Come to Penns Woods Winery for our 1st Organic Gardening Class! Learn from third generation gardener Deborah Kates from Coatesville Area Arts Alliance.

​Tickets: $38 per person. Includes glass of wine & a starter plant to take home!
Classes will fill up fast & MAX OUT at 35 people. We highly suggest purchasing your ticket in advance. 
Kreutz Creek Vineyards
Jen Harley/ Mission Salvage Company
Exhibiting Recycling Artist
April 2016
locations: West Chester Tasting Room & West Grove Tasting Room
Local artist Jen Harley is a restoration artist recycler, upcycler. Focusing on design and re-creating. http://en.gravatar.com/jenniferharley  Jen finds "the beauty in all things, especially old rusty items and recycled barn materials. Looking for that beautiful one of a kind piece for your home?" then checkout Kretz Creek in April and Mission Salvage in West Chester!
Wilson Vineyard
The Trashy Women
Exhibiting Recycling Artists
April 16 12-6pm
The Trashy Women will be showing their art at Wilson Vineyard Gallery with the Reception on Saturday, April 16 from noon to 6.  Stop by and see how one person's trash can be another person's art!
Jump into Spring Watercolor & Acrylic Painting classes with Sally Wilson, every Friday starting April 8 - call Sally for more info at 610 506 8439.
Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery
Estelle Tracy, Social Media Blogger
April 17 3-5pm 


















Patsy Keller Pop up art show

Friday, April 22nd from 4-7pm


Join us for a pop up art show and sale with

fused-glass artist Patsy Keller who uses

glass beads and findings to create bowls, necklaces, plates and more!





















Wine & Words

Sunday, April 24 3-5pm


Five local contemporary writers Matty Dalrymple, Scott Pruden, Sherry Knowlton, Bruce Mowday, and  Merry Jones, join customers for a meet and greet - inspiring us to jump into Spring with a new book (to write or to read )

Join popular chocolate blogger Estelle Tracy for a social media workshop at the winery. In this two-hour session, you'll understand why social media matters, how different platforms differ, and how you can use the right mix of social media to promote your work and start your Spring off with a great new social media presence!