The breezes off Lake Erie and the rich soil left behind by the glaciers that carved out the Great Lakes make Ohio's Wine Country prime for grape growing. Pull up a chair and enjoy tastings, see the sights and explore what makes this distinct region so special.
Must See: Choose from over 30 wineries in the area -- like Kosicek Vineyards or Ferrante Winery, Cask 307, Laurentia Vineyard and Winery, and Old Firehouse Winery in Lake County. Fetch fido for some fun with a visit to one of the area's dog-friendly wineries. Wind down the day by taking in the sunset over the vineyards at South River Winery. Take a drive and uncover the 19 Historic Covered Bridges in Ashtabula County.
Must Eat: Rejoice with a good meal at Rennick Meat Market. Lunch at Harbor Halcyon. Satisfy your sweet tooth with chocolates from Marianne's Chocolates and cupcakes from Little Charlie's Bake Shop. Enjoy a pint from Pulpo Beer Co. -- the first Latin-owned brewery in Ohio that's women and family-owned.
Where to Stay: Cozy up at The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake. Feel the breeze off Lake Erie at The Lakehouse Inn. Getaway with a romantic stay at Vineyard Woods. Enjoy a Tuscan-inspired getaway at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton.
Read The Dainty Squid's Trip to Ashtabula Harbor and find out how to explore more of the area - like winery tours, kayaking, hunting for beach glass, and delicious food.
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