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Wineries in Erie

Erie County is home to one of the largest grape-growing regions in the country, featuring lush lakefront vineyards and charming small towns like North East, where a walkable downtown features local shopping, restaurants and parks, and is the Erie County start to Lake Erie Wine Country.

Lake Erie Wine Country

Lake Erie Wine Country is the largest grape growing region in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. Featuring 30,000 sprawling acres of vineyards and more than 20 distinct estate and commercial wineries, Lake Erie Wine Country spans 50 miles of shoreline from Harborcreek, Pennsylvania to Silver Creek, New York along the southern shorelines of Lake Erie. Our area wineries produce unique and diverse wines for all tastes, from fruity native Labruscas and exquisite French-American wines to European-style wines and award-winning favorites. Most wineries offer tours, special events and concerts throughout the year. Lake Erie Wine Country also hosts various themed events such as Tapas & Wine Weekends, Bare the Barrels, Wine and Chocolate Weekends and the annual WineFest. Pictured: South Shore Wine Company credit R. Frank Photography

To obtain a copy of the Lake Erie Wine Country brochure, you can download it or call VisitErie at 814-454-1000.

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Mazza Wines

The Mazza family has been making craft beverages on the shores of Lake Erie for more than fifty years, and they now serve their spirits at three locations: Mazza Vineyards, South Shore Wine Company and Mazza Chautauqua Cellars/Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing. Each facility boasts its own distinct atmosphere and tasting experience. Using a blend of Old World traditions with New World winemaking techniques, the end result is a varied and unique wine list, including varietals and blends using traditional vinifera, hybrid, and native varieties, as well as fruit, sparkling, fortified and dessert wines.

Wine Tours

Tour Lake Erie Wine Country in style! Local transportation services offer vehicles in a variety of sizes to accommodate groups touring Lake Erie Wine Country, whether it’s during one of the region’s multi-winery events, or just for a girls weekend away. Rupp Limousine offers several public and private wine tours, and can even plan a personal wine tour geared specifically for your group! Experience comfortable, convenient, luxurious travel without the hassle of finding parking or taking more than one vehicle.

Courtyard Winery Tours

Courtyard Winery has created guided tours for a more intimate winery experience at their North East location, including a private Meet the Winemaker Private Tour, and a Picnic in the Vineyard, which includes a handcrafted lunch, wine and private picnic space in a serene setting overlooking a creek in the vineyards.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Wineries in Erie County, PA

Q: My bachelorette party is doing a wine tour in Lake Erie Wine Country. Do I need to make reservations?
A: For large groups, it's best to make a reservation at each winery, yes. Please call the wineries individually using the numbers listed below. You could also book a scheduled tour through Rupp Limousine or Locale Wine Tours

Q: Do the wineries serve food? 
A: Some serve small bites and appetizers, some don't serve food at all. Several of our partner wineries that serve food include Arundel Cellars & Brewing and 21 Brix. Please check out the individual winery websites to see menus. 

Q: I've never done a wine tasting. How does it work? 
A: Each winery does it their own way. In general, you select which wines you want to taste, and an expert at each winery provides you with a small sample to try while describing the wine's notes and flavors. 

Q: If I go to a winery, do I have to do a wine tasting? 
A: No! Go to our wineries to shop for souvenirs and bottles of wine, or purchase a bottle of wine to relax and enjoy the atmosphere if you don't want to do a tasting. 

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21 Brix Winery

716-792-2749
6654 West Main Road
Portland, NY 14769

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6 Mile Cellars Winery, Inc.

814-580-8375
5727 Firmin Road
Erie, PA 16510

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Arrowhead Wine Cellars

814-725-5509
12073 East Main Road
North East, PA 16428

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Arundel Cellars & Brewing Company

814-725-1079
11727 East Main Road
North East, PA 16428
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Courtyard Winery

814-725-0236
10021 West Main Road
North East, PA 16428

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Johnson Estate Winery

716-326-2191
8419 West Main Road
Westfield, NY 14787

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Lakeview Wine Cellars

814-725-4440
8440 Singer Road
North East, PA 16428
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Locale Wine Tours

717-884-4576
100 Chautauqua Avenue
Lakewood, NY 14750

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Mazza Vineyards

800-796-WINE (9463)
11815 East Lake Road
North East, PA 16428
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Penn Shore Vineyards

814-725-8688
10225 East Lake Road
North East, PA 16428

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Presque Isle Wine Cellars

814-725-1314
9440 West Main Road
North East, PA 16428

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South Shore Wine Company

814-725-1585
1120 Freeport Road
North East, PA 16428

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