Most people don’t think of Northeast Ohio as wine country, but you will discover plenty of amazing vineyards throughout this region. If you’re taking a couple’s getaway to enjoy these wineries, Whispering Pines Bed & Breakfast is a can’t miss place to stay for your getaway. Home grown wines and beautiful settings make the following vineyards well worth a visit.
South River Vineyard
South River is one of the most beautiful wineries found in Ohio. The tasting room is located within an 1892 church which was moved to its present location from Shalersville. The building maintains many of its original features that can best be appreciated while sampling the many wines including Riesling, Semillon, Cabernet, Franc, and Pinot Noir. Outdoor seating on the grand patio offers amazing vistas of the surrounding vineyards.
This Italian themed winery in Canton has it all. Spend an afternoon going on the wine tours and tastings or come for a weekend and stay in one of their beautifully appointed hotel rooms. There is a restaurant and spa on the property. Gervasi also hosts weddings and special events. They offer 15 wines featuring Italian varieties that are bottled and cellared onsite which includes reds, whites, and dessert wines as well as ports.
The Harpersfield winery has the look and appeal of a beautiful family farm surrounded by colorful gardens. The friendly staff makes everyone feel at home. You can choose to sip wine indoors next to the cozy fireplace during the winter months or enjoy tastings on the outdoor patio on a warm summer afternoon. Offerings include Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Musette Red, and much more. There’s also a kitchen that serves small plate sandwiches.
The friendly staff and regular entertainment makes Laurello Vineyards a favorite winery of both the locals and tourists. The onsite restaurant has a full menu, and the tasting room offers samples of their extensive wine list that includes Pinot Grigio, a Super Tuscan Red Blend, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Franc. Their Sweet Genevieve Ice Wine is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Large groups and busses are welcome.
Caesar Creek Vineyards
Caesar Creeks Vineyards combines the best traditions of the California and French wineries into one Ohio location that you won’t want to miss. All of the estate wines are made from their own grapes. Each variety is fermented, bottled, labeled, and aged onsite. Wine tastings are available on the weekends and tours upon request. They also host special events throughout the year.