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Experience Lake Erie Wine Country, formerly known as the Chautauqua-Lake Erie Wine Trail, located on the south shore of beautiful Lake Erie in Pennsylvania and New York. Here you’ll step back in time as you explore the wineries, villages and beaches that are nestled among green rolling hills in the midst of 30,000 contiguous acres of luscious, fragrant grape vineyards.
The majority of those 30,000 acres are native grapes of the Labrusca variety. In the past 50 years, however, abundant and diverse varieties of wine grapes have been planted in the region with fantastic results. Chardonnay, Riesling, Gewurztraminer and hybrids like Vidal and Vignoles are whites that generally do well in the region, as do the following red varietals: Blaufrankisch (Lemberger), Dornfelder, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and hybrids Noiret and Chambourcin. These grapes thrive here, producing exquisite fruit for exquisite wines.
Lake Erie Wine Country is located in the heart of America’s Grape Country between Harborcreek, Pennsylvania and Silver Creek, New York. With only a handful of stop lights from beginning to end, your drive through almost 50 miles of vineyards in Lake Erie Wine Country will transport you to a bygone era, where people are friendly, and sleepy, quaint Victorian towns are calm and inviting. Along the way you’ll enjoy stopping at any or all of our 25 wineries to sip, swirl and savor the true taste of our region.
News | Announcements
May 22nd, 2015
Johnson ESTATE Winery: Yes, We Can! Awards for Wines Made from Local Grapes Awards for Dry Red, American Heirloom, and Ice Wines
April 28th, 2015
Arundel Cellars Celebrates the Release of Blue Trolley Ice-style Wine at Fire & Ice on March 21
March 16th, 2015
Johnson Estate Winery: New Release: Maple Liqueur – Celebrate Maple Sugar Season 2015 New York’s Oldest Estate Winery Releases Its First Liqueur – Celebrates with French Crêpes March 21 & March 28
March 16th, 2015
SAVOR THE LAKE EFFECT! Lake Erie Wine Country Presents First Annual Ice & Specialty Wine Festival
January 5th, 2015
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