13th Annual Ice Wine Festival-March 11th
Saturday March 4th Noon-5 p.m. Participating wineries include: Debonné Vineyards, Ferrante Winery & Ristorante, Grand River Cellars Winery and Restaurant, Laurello Vineyards, South River Vineyards & St. Joseph Vineyards. Patrons will visit each of the participating wineries and sample their Ice Wine along with a complimentary appetizer. Many of the wineries will also have a featured event including ice carving, jewelry shows, dog sledding & much more. Cost is $6 at each winery, which includes wine samples, an ice wine glass at each winery, appetizer and special events. (Bring in a canned food item to help support our local food banks and receive $1 off per person.) Call 440-466-3485 for more information.
Appetizer Menu & Events include:
APPETIZER: Smokey Salmon Pate on Cracked Pepper Crackers & Sled Dog Demonstration all day
Live music Friday evening and Saturday afternoon
Winter Glow Progressive Dinner- each Friday evening prior to festival.
Call 440-466-3485 or www.debonne.com for more information.
FERRANTE WINERY & RISTORANTE
APPETIZER: Pound cake with a peach ricotta cream &Take a picture with our giant ice wine bottle
GRAND RIVER CELLARS WINERY & RESTAURANT
APPETIZER: White cheddar, bacon, & caramelized onions mac & cheese & Featuring Ice Carving at 12 p.m. Delightful Soy Candles featuring Ice Wine Candles
Ice Wine Marshmallow Roast All Day (small additional fee); Live music both Friday & Saturday nights
Winter Glow Progressive Dinner- each Friday evening of the Ice Wine Festival
Call 440-298-9838 or www.grandrivercellars.com for more information.
APPETIZER: Macaroon with hints of orange and dark chocolate; Beach glass by Rita Burns; Watch a video of this year’s ice wine harvest and pressing.
ST. JOSEPH VINEYARDS
APPETIZER: Ohio apple strudel infused with Ohio Maple Syrup & Krzys Family Maple Syrup Demonstration
SOUTH RIVER VINEYARDS
Concord & Blush Ice wines sampled in imprinted Sun Glass & Winter Glow Progressive Dinner- each Friday evening of the Ice Wine Festival.
RED EAGLE DISTILLERY
Festive Cocktail featuring South River Vineyards Blush Ice Wine, & Bourbon, and Lindeman’s Peche Beer; Imprinted Red Eagle Distillery Glass