Set among the rolling hills of Kutztown, PA’s countryside is Folino Estate – a winery, vineyard, restaurant, tasting room, and event venue unlike any other. Folino Estate boasts the authentic Italian experience from the villa-style exterior, authentic homemade food, signature award-winning wines, and accommodating service with a relaxing ambience to match.
Over the past three years, Folino Estate has built it’s reputation as a renowned establishment to hold stunning vineyard weddings, Private and Corporate events, unique and exclusive public events, and provide the community with hand-crafted wines and gourmet Italian food options. With overwhelming support and success going into it’s fourth year, Owner’s Andrea and Marco Folino decided it was time to take their love for wine and bringing people together to a location known for it’s style, history and culture.
“On our honeymoon, Marco and I found a little hole in the wall in Lake Como that only served the best fresh sliced Italian cured meats and cheeses on a board with honey, nuts and olives and it was the best meal we had. We never forgot it and want to bring the same experience to Vintner’s Table”.
Vintner’s Table will be home to a Salumeria Bar, Gift Shop, and Tasting Bar where guests can enjoy light bites, shop unique Italian inspired items, and of course taste and purchase all wines from the Signature and Black Label collections.
For more information on Folino Estate and it’s humble beginnings, please click here.
Meet the Folinos
Marco has had a passion for entrepreneurship for as long as he can remember. Growing up in a family of business owners, it was inevitable he would do the same. His working career began as a child folding pizza boxes in his parents' restaurant. Marco then opened small businesses and worked for his family construction company and restaurants until 2007, when he opened his own construction company, Folino Homes. In 2008, along with his brother Stefano, he opened a concrete business. Very quick to learn, when he started thinking about opening Folino Estate, Marco took classes and sought advice from area vineyard owners as his love for viticulture and wine grew. He hopes to continue to pursue new business ventures like Vintner’s Table throughout the country, and to one day hand Folino Estate on to future generations of Folinos, including his sons Lorenzo and Luca.
Andrea graduated from Kutztown University with a degree in business administration/marketing. She's always had a passion for business and knew she would one day run her own. Upon graduation, Andrea started doing the sales and marketing for Marco's home building company and also obtained her real estate license. She always had a love for fashion and design and wanted to figure out a way to incorporate these elements into her work. Andrea then enrolled in a Home Interiors program at the Pennsylvania School of Art & Design and opened her interior decorating business, Tendenza Fashion & Interiors, which she used to design the interior of Folino Estate. When Andrea met Marco, it was at his family's restaurant as a hostess. She never imagined she would meet her husband, future business partner, and father to their sons, Lorenzo and Luca there and one day own their own businesses together.