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Lake Erie Ohio Wineries

Biscotti's Winery

LaleureThe Biscotti's Family Winery came about as the result of a hobby.

Joe Biscotti had been in the restaurant business and had always dabbled in making his own wine. In October of 2001 he decided to turn that hobby into a business and Biscotti's Family Winery was opened at 724 Whitney Road in Conneaut Ohio

Buccia Vineyard

LaleureBuccia Vineyard is a small family winery in Conneaut, Ohio.

Established in 1975, the tasting room has grown into a rustic, cozy place to sip a variety of wines produced from American hybrid and vinifera grapes lovingly raised and processed by hand.

Laleure Vineyards

LaleureEstate grown and produced wines since 1997.

Laleure Vineyards started growing grapes in Parkman, Ohio in 1997. They became an official Ohio winery in 2002, and opened their tasting room doors in November of 2003.

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

Markko Vineyard


Real pionering, because Markko Vineyard represented one of the first serious attempts by an Ohio winemaker to grow European Vinifera grapes on the shores of Lake Erie.

Markko has a small winery secluded in the woods. Nearby vineyards produce grapes for Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Pinot Noir wines. These classic estate wines demonstrate the potential of Lake Erie's South Ridge Vineyards.

Tarsitano Winery


Tarsitano Winery offers beautiful natural surroundings and traditional wines with a contemporary interpretation.

Tarsitano Winery is an Artisan Winery located in the heart of the Conneaut Creek Grape Growing Region specializing in their own handcrafted vinifera wines. Tarsitano offers contemporary interpretations of classic wines and food.

Klingshirn Winery


Established in 1935.

Klingshirn Winery is a third-generation family winery established in the fall of 1935 by Albert Klingshirn in the cellar of his home.

Concord vineyards were the mainstay for the first fifty years. The first wines included Concord, Niagara and Pink Catawba. In the 1980's, additional wine vineyards were established, including Vidal Blanc, Chambourcin, Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Grigio and Delaware.

Virant Family Winery

The Virant family spans three generations of wine-making.

The Virant Family Winery is located just a short drive from Cleveland, Akron and Erie. The winery is situated among the grape vineyards of the Grand River Valley and just a short distance from Lake Erie. The area is home to over 20 wineries, producing some of the finest wines in the world.

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