John Christ Winery in Avon Lake offers plenty of wine to enjoy with special events

Address: 32421 Walker Road in Avon Lake Phone number: 440-933-9672 Website: www.johnchristwine.com Social media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/JohnChristWinery Since 1946, John Christ Winery has filled goblets with sweet wines — blackberry, peach and raspberry — common in the region. A special blend of Concord and Niagara tops a list of the 17 wines made on site and offered at John Christ Winery. An appetizer menu of cheese … Continue reading John Christ Winery in Avon Lake offers plenty of wine to enjoy with special events

Woof, Wag and Wine is June 16 at Grand River Cellars

Four-legged friends are welcome at Woof, Wag and Wine 1 to 5 p.m. June 16 at Grand River Cellars in Madison to benefit Lake Humane Society. The afternoon includes wine tasting, live music, auctions, and a chance to win prizes in raffles, games and contests. Some seating is available under tents, but guests may bring chairs, blankets and canopies to set up on the lawn. … Continue reading Woof, Wag and Wine is June 16 at Grand River Cellars

Feel at home with Laurentia Vineyard and Winery

Address: 4599 S. Madison Road, Madison, Ohio 44057 Phone number: (440) 296-9175 Website: laurentiawinery.com Social media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/laurentiawinery | Twitter: @laurentiawinery | Instagram: @laurentiawinery Laurentia Vineyard & Winery may have opened its doors in 2015 but they have been planting in their vineyards 5 miles away since 2013. Laurentia is now a familiar part of the Grand River Valley winery family.   Tucked away from … Continue reading Feel at home with Laurentia Vineyard and Winery

Matus Winery draws in visitors with its atmosphere

Address: 15674 Gore Orphanage Road, Wakeman Phone number: 440-774-9463 Website: matuswinery.us Social media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/MatusWinery/ | Twitter: @matus_winery Matus Winery is a family-owned, award-winning rustic winery with new flavors, a new pavilion and a loft for private parties, all in the middle of the vineyard. Manager Kellie Foster says the biggest draw is the atmosphere, with seating for about 150 people inside and 150 outside in the … Continue reading Matus Winery draws in visitors with its atmosphere

Northeast Ohio wineries offer ever-increasing wine lists, experiences

Tony Kosicek and Bob Matus are wine grape growers and winemakers separated by northern Ohio’s geography but united by unwavering belief in the quality of their wines. At Kosicek Vineyards in Harpersfield Township, on the eastern edge of Lake County, Kosicek and his wife, Mauri, tend to seven wine-grape varieties growing in an 8 1/2-acre vineyard. They planted wine grapes in 2010 and bottled their … Continue reading Northeast Ohio wineries offer ever-increasing wine lists, experiences