Ohio Wine Country Vacations & Tours

Explore more than 20 Northeast Ohio wineries just minutes from The Lodge at Geneva. The Ashtabula and Lake County grape-growing regions produce more than 60 percent of all the grapes grown in the state, giving Northeast Ohio vineyards a widely acknowledged reputation as the area’s finest.

The Grand River Valley growing region is perched atop the remnants of glacial beaches, creating a rich and fertile soil that has served as a perfect place for Ohio vineyards to grow rich and flavorful grapes for generations. Along with delicious wines, these vineyards also feature restaurants, gift shops, tours, and activities in idyllic settings.

The Lodge’s wine shuttle offers safe, reliable transportation to and from local wine tastings and vineyards. The Lodge at Geneva also offers special vacation packages designed to help you discover the many Ohio wineries in the region.

Explore area vineyards and wine-related events below:


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Grand River Cellars Winery & Restaurant

This picturesque winery is nestled in the woods, providing afternoon shade on the expansive outdoor patio. Inside, guests are welcomed by a warm and inviting atmosphere featuring a beautiful fireplace, comfortable seating, and a tasteful stone entrance into the dining room. The winery offers a large variety of wines and a full menu for lunch and dinner.

5750 Madison Rd. (SR 528 South) Madison, OH | 440-298-9838
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Ferrante Winery & Ristorante

Discover one of our premier Ohio wineries. Located along the southern shores of Lake Erie, Ferranté Winery, the state’s largest family-owned vineyard, boasts many award-winning wines, old-world Italian charm, and a captivating tour. Visit the full-service Italian restaurant and enjoy live entertainment, indoor or outdoor dining, two cozy fireplaces, and delicious entrées.

5585 SR 307 Geneva, OH | 440-466-7370
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Debonné Vineyards has been growing its own grapes for four generations, and has become an estate winery with over 120 cultivated acres in the Grand River Valley. Its classic European-style family winery produces nationally recognized premium wines. Debonné Vineyards offers live entertainment all season long, along with many exciting events.

7743 Doty Rd. Madison, OH | 440-466-3485
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Laurello Vineyards

Laurello Vineyards is a charming boutique winery featuring award-winning handcrafted wines and endless hospitality that makes you feel as though you’re one of the family. As soon as you enter Laurello, you are immersed in the nostalgia of Italy. Relax and taste Laurello’s wines in the Tuscany Room near the roaring fireplace, the Bubba Stein Room, the Isernia Room, or out on the covered patio.

4573 SR 307 East Geneva, OH | 440-415-0661
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Biscotti Family Winery

Biscotti Family Winery is a quaint winery with several private dining areas and a glowing, warm ambiance perfect for an enjoyable dinner with friends and family.

724 Whitney Rd. Conneaut, OH | 440-599-5555
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South River Vineyards

Discover one of the most unique Northeast Ohio wineries. Located in a former church, South River Vineyard’s tasting room features natural woodwork, pews, colored glass, a breathtaking stone balcony, and stunning views. South River also offers a wonderful pavilion outside, with comfortable Adirondack chairs and beautiful views of the surrounding vineyards.

6062 South River Rd. Geneva, OH | 440-466-6676
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Lakehouse Inn & Winery

Spend a relaxing afternoon or evening sampling a variety of wines while enjoying stunning views of Lake Erie. You can take in the picture-perfect sunsets on the lakefront decking or in the glass-enclosed tasting room. Lakehouse also offers dining in Crosswinds Grill, with a menu that features grilled or fried Lake Erie perch.

5653 Lake Rd. Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH | 440-466-8668
Visit The Lakehouse Inn & Winery

Firelands Winery

Described as the “gem of the east,” Firelands Winery is the largest Ohio vineyard, and one of the oldest. A leader in American wines, this award-winning winery offers a wide range of wines, gifts, and home winemaking supplies, as well as tours and tastings.

917 Bardshar Rd. Sandusky, OH | 419-625-5474 or 800-548-WINE
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St. Joseph Vineyard

Enjoy European-style wines in a pleasingly secluded setting overlooking the vineyard. Specializing in estate-grown pinot noir, chardonnay, Riesling, and other vinifera, St. Joseph’s wine selection offers a distinctive variety of the best in the local growing region. This is a small, boutique operation offering personalized attention to the vines, wines, and one-on-one customer interaction.

6060 Madison Rd. Thompson, OH | 440-298-3709
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The Winery at Spring Hill

The Winery at Spring Hill is an upscale country winery with a friendly, relaxing atmosphere. It offers wine tasting, appetizers, roasted coffees, and artisan cheeses, as well as special events and live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. Choose between comfortable indoor seating near the fireplace or bold new patio seating with scenic views of the countryside.

6062 South Ridge Rd. West Geneva, OH | 440-466-0626
Visit The Winery at Spring Hill

Harpersfield Vineyard

Taste and enjoy Harpersfield handcrafted wines while relaxing in the beautiful, authentic, old-world tasting room. The roaring six-foot-high rustic medieval fireplace is a quaint addition to the fierce wines produced here. Delight in the tantalizing flavors of imported gourmet cheeses, fresh breads, and specialty foods.

6387 SR 307 Geneva, OH | 440-466-4739
Visit Harpersfield Vineyard

Markko Vineyards

Markko Vineyard is dedicated to marrying the science of winegrowing with the drive to produce fine wines that have the fullest natural flavors of the Lake Erie appellation. This old-fashioned Ohio winery is set far off the road, down a scenic drive that opens upon a quaint tasting building in a small clearing in the woods. Stop by Markko Vineyard and experience some of America’s finest wines.

4500 South Ridge Rd. Conneaut, OH | 440-593-3197
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Old Firehouse Winery

Visit this exciting winery located on the Lake Erie shoreline in the resort town of Geneva-on-the-Lake. The largest of all the wineries on the Great Lakes and situated in the village’s first fire station, Old Firehouse is known not only for its fine wines, but also for its special events, nightly summer entertainment, and outdoor patio food service.

5499 Lake Rd. Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH | 440-466-9300
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Old Mill Winery

Discover Geneva’s heritage by visiting its first historic building. Experience all the charm of a bygone era as you sip a glass of fine wine under a canopy of trees, chatting with friends and watching the trains roll by. 

403 S. Broadway Geneva, OH | 440-466-5560
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Tarsitano Winery

This artisan winery located in the heart of the Conneaut Creek grape-growing region specializes in handcrafted vinifera wines. Owner, winemaker, and chef Ken Tarsitano offers contemporary interpretations of classic wines and food.

4871 Hatch’s Corner Rd. Conneaut, OH | 440-224-2444
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Buccia Vineyards

This charming Northeast Ohio winery boasts a picturesque bed and breakfast, as well as a winery in a simple, serene setting. The tasting room is open to guests to enjoy wine and good company, both of which abound at Buccia.

518 Gore Rd. Conneaut, OH | 440-593-5976
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Emerine Estates Winery

Enjoy a cozy country atmosphere while sampling award-winning 100% all-natural fruit wines. Limited grilled and baked menu available.

5689 Loveland Rd. Jefferson, OH | 440-293-8199 or 330-717-5419
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Virant Family Winery

Drawing on three generations of family winemaking tradition, Virant offers wines made the old-fashioned way. Visit this family-owned winery and enjoy great American wines, pleasant conversation, pig roasts, steak roasts, clambakes, and a wonderful atmosphere.

541 Atkins Rd. Geneva, OH | 440-466-6279
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Ohio Wine Producers Association

The authority on our Ohio Wine industry

The authority on our Ohio wine industry, the Ohio Wine Producers Association offers a wide range of information on Ohio wineries and vineyards, including six wine trails, Ohio wine history, and more.

Call 440-466-4417 
Visit the Ohio Wine Producers Association online

Laleure Vineyards

Laleure is a small boutique winery dedicated to producing high quality wines made primarily from vinifera grapes grown on the property.  Laleure Vineyards is located about 40 miles east of Cleveland, in the heart of Amish country in Parkman.

17335 Nash Rd  (Rt. 88) Parkman, OH 44080 | 440 548 5120
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Maple Ridge Vineyard

Maple Ridge is a small, traditional winery featuring organic wine. A visit to this winery is unique, as it operates on a working farm.

6326 Dewey Rd. Madison, OH | 440-829-8783
Visit Maple Ridge Vineyards

The Barrel Room Winery

The Barrel Room is a small winery located in Wickliffe, Ohio. Not only does it produce homemade wines; it also carries well-known brands from other wineries in California, Washington, France, Italy, Australia, Germany, and South America.

28932 Euclid Ave. Wickliffe, Ohio | 440-943-2660
Visit The Barrel Room Winery

Farinacci Winery

Farinacci Winery is a small Ohio winery suitable for one- to two-person visits. Because of its restricted hours of operation, please visit Farinacci’s website for its open status before deciding to visit this winery.

3951 W. State Route 307 Austinburg, Ohio | 440-275-2300
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Bolino's Wine Company

Bolino’s will soon be the newest addition to many great stops in Ohio’s wine country. Check back for more information and a link to its website!

5101 S. Madison Rd. Madison Township, OH | 440-298-1780

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