Boutique wineries on the southern shore of Lake Erie in New York & Pennsylvania
 

A Charming Weekend in Lake Erie Wine Country


Date: May 18th, 2018 - May 20th, 2018

Please read the full details for this event before purchasing tickets as there are new options for your review.

ADVANCE SALE TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE. YOU CAN PURCHASE SAME-DAY TICKETS AT OUR SIX HOST WINERIES: 

Lakeview Wine Cellars, North East, PA

Mazza Vineyards, North East, PA

Penn Shore Vineyards, North East, PA

Presque Isle Wine Cellars, North East, PA

Willow Creek Winery, Silver Creek, NY

Merritt Estate Winery, Forestville, NY

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Come taste some delicious wines at our 23 wineries.  Along the way, you can collect a charm at each winery for the bracelet that you will receive when you check in.

Please note, LUNCH TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT.
The Grape Discovery Center's Charming Luncheon will be available Saturday, May 19, between 11:30 am and 2:30 pm.  Catered by The Parkview with desserts from Cakes by Brandy, this festive luncheon, with wine tasting, is sure to please even the most sophisticated tastes.  Plus, Princess ticket holders get a charm!

Lake Erie Wine Country encourages responsible alcohol consumption.  Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided gratis to Designated Drivers by member wineries.

You must personally visit a winery during the event hours to get that winery’s charm.  Some wineries will be giving the same charm as last year.  Thus, if you attended last year, you may get a duplicate charm.

List of Charms:

6 Mile: Turtle

21 Brix: Elephant

Arrowhead: Arrowhead/Arrow

Arundel: Key

Burch: Apple

Courtyard: Wine Bottle with Two Glasses

Heritage: Barrel

Johnson Estate: Flu-de-Lue

Lakeview: Lighthouse

Liberty: Flag

Mazza Vineyards: Italy

Mazza 5 & 20: New York State

South Shore: Pennsylvania

Merritt: Paws

Noble: Dog

Penn Shore: Musical Note

Presque Isle: Sailboat

Quincy: Corkscrews

Sensory: Wine Glass

Sparkling Ponds: Small wine barrel

Willow Creek: Willow Tree

Woodbury: Fox

Yori: Pizza Slice

Grape Discovery Center: Crown

WHAT ARE THE EVENT HOURS?

Friday: 12 - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

WHAT DO I GET WITH A TICKET?

PRINCESS TICKETS:

  • A bracelet at your host winery
  • A charm at each particpating winery
  • Wine tasting at each winery (their regular tasting, which is 3-6 tastes)

PRINCE TICKETS:

  • Join your princess and enjoy wine tasting at each of 23 wineries.
  • You also get a $5 voucher to spend at any winery.

WHAT IS A HOST WINERY?

Also known as your “Ticket Pick-Up Winery,” this is the winery where you will pick up your ticket and your bracelet at any time during the event hours. When you make your online ticket purchase, you need to click the down arrow to see the options for your ticket with a pick up locations of one of 6 host wineries. Choose the winery at which you'd like to pick up your ticket and bracelet, then complete your transaction. If you are also purchasing a Designated Driver Ticket, make sure you choose that same winery when you get into the Designated Driver Ticket list in the PayPal drop-down menu.

When a host winery becomes "full," it will disappear from the drop-down menu and you will not be able to select it. Pick up wineries are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, so if you get your tickets late, you will have to select one of the remaining wineries. These can't be changed after the fact, so please make sure you know where your friends are going to pick up their tickets BEFORE you order.

HOW MANY HOST WINERIES DO I HAVE TO CHOOSE FROM?

There are 6 host wineries for this event. When you make your online ticket purchase, you need to click the down arrow to see the options for your ticket with a pick up locations of one of 6 Host Wineries. Choose the winery at which you'd like to pick up your ticket and bracelet, then complete your transaction.

When a winery becomes "full," it will disappear from the drop-down menu and you will not be able to select it. Pick up wineries are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, so if you get your tickets late, you will have to select one of the remaining wineries. These can't be changed after the fact, so please make sure you know where your friends are going to pick up their tickets BEFORE you order.

IF YOU ARE TRAVELING WITH FRIENDS - but purchasing tickets individually, PLEASE make sure you all select the same host winery.

IF I ORDER TWO TICKET TYPES, WILL IT AUTOMATICALLY SELECT THE SAME HOST WINERY FOR ME?

No, it won’t. Please make sure you are selecting the same starting winery for each ticket type.

I DON'T HAVE A PAYPAL ACCOUNT. CAN I STILL ORDER TICKETS?

Yes. The system is facilitated by PayPal, but you don't have to have a PayPal account. Simply choose "check out" instead of "Check out with PayPal."

WILL MY TICKET(S) BE MAILED TO ME?

No. You pick up tickets at your HOST WINERY at any time during the event.

ARE TICKETS REFUNDABLE?

SORRY, NO REFUNDS; but tickets are transferable to other people for the same event.

WHAT IF THE EVENT IS CANCELLED?

We never cancel our events for any reason, even cold or snow.

WHICH WINERIES ARE PARTICIPATING IN THIS EVENT?

22 LEWC wineries are participating in this event.
NOTE: Be sure to visit our newest winery, Yori Wine Cellars, in downtown North East, PA. Also, Woodbury Vineyards in Fredonia, NY is now BACK on the wine trail and they are participating in this event!

WILL I BE CARDED AT EACH WINERY?

Yes. Please remember to take your I.D. (especially if you look 30 or younger!).

CAN DESIGNATED DRIVERS UNDER 21 ATTEND THE EVENT?

Minors under age 21 are allowed in wineries, but they cannot, under any circumstances, taste wine

WHY DOES MY PAYPAL RECEIPT SAY I WAS CHARGED A “SHIPPING” CHARGE WHEN THE TICKETS ARE NOT BEING SHIPPED?

It actually says “Shipping and Handling.” PayPal will not let us take the word “shipping” off the receipts. The $1 charge is a handling fee, not a shipping fee. Tickets will not be shipped or mailed.

IS TRANSPORATION PROVIDED?

No. There are no shuttle services. Ticket holders provide their own transportation. You can find some great transportation companies here: http://www.lakeeriewinecountry.org/transportation

HOW DO I GET MY TICKETS?

Pick up your tickets at your host winery at any time during the event. Your host winery is the one you chose when you purchased your tickets. Tickets are not mailed.

I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT MY TICKETS. DO I CALL MY HOST WINERY?

No. Wineries won't have all applciable ticket information until the event starts. This is a wine trail event, so please call the trail office at: (877) 326-6561

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ATTENTION LARGE GROUPS:
We reserve the right to limit the number of large groups purchasing tickets for our events. Please consider coming on either Friday or Sunday, as large groups will get much better attention on these days.

PLEASE REVIEW OUR LARGE GROUP GUIDELINES BEFORE ORDERING TICKETS

Groups of 8 or more MUST call each winery several days before the event to make reservations.

Traveling in very large groups on event Saturdays is not recommended.

Some wineries will not accept large groups on event Saturdays.

Other wineries are happy to accommodate large groups.
These include:

Burch Farms Winery, North East, PA

Merritt Winery, Forestville, NY

Willow Creek Winery, Silver Creek, NY

21 Brix Winery, Portland, NY

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE "PURCHASE TICKET" BUTTON (BELOW) IS A DROP-DOWN MENU FROM WHICH YOU SELECT YOUR TICKET PICK UP/HOST WINERY. Please make sure you select the correct winery when purchasing your tickets. Each winery will disappear from the list once it becomes full. TICKETS WILL NOT BE MAILED TO YOU.

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*BEFORE ORDERING TICKETS, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE FAQ REGARDING OUR EVENTS

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