Presque Isle Wine Cellars
Presque Isle Wine Cellars – “Where Pennsylvania Wine Began” – has produced unique, award-winning wines for over 54 years and we are pleased to share them with our guests. From our full-bodied dry reds to our famous sweet ice style wines, you are sure to find wines to please your palate.
Our rich history, premium crafted wines and tranquil grounds with vineyards, woods, and waterfalls make us a must stop along your trail. Visit our cozy tasting room and have a memorable creekside wine picnic. The restored white farmhouse, The Isle House, is home to our tasting room, featuring wine, wine slushies, spirits and local craft beer.
Hours of Operation
Isle House — Tasting Room — North East, PA
Fri and Sun: 11 AM to 4 PM
Sat: 11 AM to 5 PM
Mon through Thurs: Closed (Tasting and wine sales available at the Creekside building)
Creekside Building and Supplies Counter Operating Hours — North East, PA
Mon through Fri: 9 AM to 5 PM
Closed on weekends until April
Presque Isle Wine Cellars at the Colony — 2658 West 8th St., Erie, PA
Thurs through Sat: 11 AM to 6 PM
Sun through Wed: Closed
- Dry Red
- Dry White
- Ice of Dessert
- Semi-Dry White
SaudadeOur Saudade (pronounced So-dah-jay), is a masterful blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. This old world Bordeaux style wine is the synthesis of five decades of tending vines and making wines in the Lake Erie AVA. It is round and exceptionally well-balanced with firm tannins and a multi-layered flavor profile including notes of blackberry, black currant, anise/fennel, tobacco leaf, olive, and subtle vanilla, with medium-full body and a velvety mouth feel with a luscious oak-fruit balance.
Cabernet FrancConsistently one of our best varietals, our phenomenal 2013 vintage was honored as Pennsylvania’s Best Wine, and we think our version from the great 2016 vintage will be even better. Deep base notes of raspberry, capsicum and mocha open up to aromas of crushed herbs and cedar. Rich complexity and subtle tannins have developed from 10 months aging in new premium French oak barrels.
DornfelderDouble Gold Medal Winner at the 2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. Our Dornfelder was aged in both French and American oak barrels, boasting hints of rich berries and aromatic spices.
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- Serves Snacks
- Serves Food
- Bring Your Own Food
- Holds Special/Private Events
- Buses/Limos Welcomed
- Harvest Hosts (RV Friendly)
- Accepts Large Groups (8+)