Grand River Valley Wineries

Located just five miles from the beautiful shores of Lake Erie in northeast Ohio, you’ll find the gently rolling hills of the Grand River Valley. The countryside is dotted with over 30 wineries and row after row of lush vineyards.

Thousands of years ago, the area was covered by glaciers whose retreat formed what we know today as the Great Lakes.  The rich and fertile soil left behind, paired with the area’s unique micro-climate, creates conditions ideal for growing grapes. Slopes and valleys move air and drain water, allowing the flavors in the fruit to develop without being diluted. Warm sunny days and cool nights extending into the fall stretch the growing season long enough to give winemakers the perfect fruit. 

This vibrant and expanding vineyard region is responsible for over 50% of the grapes grown in the state of Ohio. Though grape stomping still takes place at the annual Grape Jamboree Festival, the fruit is highly respected in the Grand River Valley. It is no longer a place where the native Concord and Niagara grapes rule. Ohio is cultivating some of the best Pinot, Cabernet, Riesling, and Vidal in the country. It is a place where the Arts and Sciences collide as wine farmers and vintners collaborate over barrels in the cool cellars.  The local University offers degrees in Enology (the art of making wine) and Viticulture (the science of growing grapes) to prepare skilled students for the exploding grape industry. 

Guests are delighted to discover award-winning estate wines and numerous boutique wineries. Difficulty often lies in deciding where to share a glass: along the waterfront, in a century-old church, or on a sprawling patio under the stars. They find unique culinary experiences to accompany every good bottle and live music on each calendar. 


Grand River Valley Wine Guide



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Baci Winery

From their own estate grown wine to their Italian - inspired fare Baci Winery nestled in the Grand River Valley, is the perfect setting to spend time with family and friends. 7800 Warner Rd, Madison Ohio 44057

Benny Vino Winery

Benny Vino Winery produces distinctive wines that showcase the quality and commitment of what they do. Stop out and try some of these handcrafted wines and enjoy the facility... 834 South County Line Road, Geneva OH 44041

Day Dream Farm Winery LLC

Day Dream Farm Winery is a small "Mom & Pop" winery that aims to make you welcome from the moment you arrive, as if you're walking into your friend's home. They offer traditional grape wine, fruit wine and mead. 5703 State Route 166, Rock Creek OH 44084

Emerine Estates Winery

A family-owned and operated winery. Emerine Estates is the home of all-natural exotic fruit and traditional wines. We dare to be different. Stop in and taste the excellence. 5689 Loveland Road, Jefferson OH 44047

Maple Ridge Vineyard

Maple Ridge Vineyard is a small boutique winery farm specializing in European style wines with an Ohio Terroir. All grapes... 6326 Dewey Road, Madison OH 44057

Markko Vineyard & Winery

Markko Vineyard's tasting room is nestled in the woods near Conneaut Creek. Their grapes reflect the unique character of the growing season and the soil of Lake Erie's south ridge. They invite you to enjoy Markko Wines!! 4500 South Ridge Rd W, Conneaut OH 44030

Old Mill Winery

Enter the heritage of Geneva by visiting Geneva's first historic building. Experience all the charm of a by-gone era as you sip a glass of their fine wine under a canopy of trees, chatting with friends and watching the trains 403 S. Broadway, Geneva OH 44041

South River Vineyard

Situated in a picturesque church on a hill, South River Winery offers beautiful wines that showcase the grapes grown right here in the Grand River Valley in an unparalleled setting. 6062 South River Rd., Geneva OH 44041

Stable Winery

Stable Winery is a family-owned winery located in a converted horse stable in Andover, OH, offering wine, beer, and food. 5961 State Route 7, Andover OH 44003

Tarsitano Winery

Tarsitano Winery is surrounded by 18 acres of vineyards. They specialize in small lots of high-quality estate grown vinifera wines. Join them for great estate wine in a quiet, beautiful & tranquil 100 acre farm. 4871 Hatches Corners Rd, Conneaut OH 44030

Vincent William Wine

Discover the charm of Vincent William, a unique wine destination on Lake Erie. 1300 Belleaire Ave, Madison OH 44057

Virant Family Winery

Visit the Virant Family Winery! They serve lunch and dinner. Check website for up to date hours! 541 Atkins Road, Geneva OH 44041

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