Tour Lake County’s Wine Country on foot! (or 2 wheels!)

We (Great Lakes Race Timing) will start at Grand River Cellars at 1 PM on Sunday September 22, 2019 and run the scenic and fun 6 mile route to Debonne Vineyards where you will enjoy a wine tasting and appetizer with good friends!

When you are ready to head out, hop on the shuttle for a return trip to Grand River Cellars. Upon your return enter through the cellar door and you will be able to enjoy appetizers or a light dessert and your favorite vintage don’t forget to head upstairs to shop for your favorite bottle to take home! – Feel free to order from the menu and stay for dinner!

NEW THIS YEAR! Cant make the run but want to try some wine and earn a great medal? Sign up for the Virtual Race! You’ll receive a medal and $5 gift certificate good for either Debonne or Grand River Cellars!
As a caution this fun run will be held on open roads and it is expected that all participants follow standard pedestrian traffic laws. The event is limited to 200 participants and a waiting list will start once the event fills up.

Not a runner but like the event? check out our Volunteer Opportunities- All volunteers will receive a Free entry to a future Great Lakes Race Timing event

 


Grand River Cellars and Debonne Vineyards are partnering up with a Wine Wednesday Crush Package

1 p.m. Start at Grand River Cellars Winery & Restaurant for a food and wine experience in the Wine Cave featuring 4 small plates paired with 4 wines. In addition, taste two samples of fresh pressed juice from the harvest that week. Come early and enjoy a light lunch before your tasting.

2 p.m. Drive down the road to Debonne Vineyards for a tour and tasting. Enjoy the sights and especially the smells of the harvest crush. Your tour will include grape pressing (if weather permits), the processing facility and the juice house and finish with 4 wine samples. Debonne Vineyards is also home to Double Wing Brewing Co. so you may want to enjoy some brews as well.

 

 

 


Spend an evening among the tanks and barrels enjoying a delicious 5 course menu paired with various types of blush wines. Join us on Thursday August 2nd from 6:30-8:30pm. $55 pp includes tax, tip and wine pairing with each course. Reservations required in advance.

Menu:
Course 1: Fresh greens topped with strawberries, Feta, walnuts,
and a homemade blush dressing-Austin Blush

Course 2: Warm brie topped with a
blackberry Dijon sauce-Concord Port

Course 3: Avacado toast-Cabernet Franc Rose

Course 4: Pasta tossed with a homemade lemon cream sauce & served with choice of shrimp skewer or 3 oz. filet medallion-Unoaked Cabernet Franc

Course 5: Fresh strawberry ricotta mousse- Grand Blush


We (Grand River Cellars)  are excited to introduce Dani Klein as our new Brushes & Lushes artist. She is an art teacher from Stella’s Art Gallery in Mentor. Dani will teach you to paint, entertain you, and enjoy wine along the way. The fee is 30$ per person or $25 for children and young adults (12-20) OR for non-wine drinkers. Your supplies will be included in the price as well as a glass of wine. Please call Grand River Cellars or visit Eventbrite to register; spots are limited! Come in early for dinner & receive 15% off your food bill!
All class registrations are non-refundable and may not be applied toward another class or event. If you’re unable to attend a class you’ve registered for, you’re welcome to send someone in your place. If the winery has to cancel a class, you’ll receive a full refund of your fee.

 


Learn a little about beach glass and make a beach glass framed art piece and drink some wine! Participants are provided all materials to create their artwork including beach glass, or participants may bring their own beach glass for the class or even just for show and tell. Come in before the class or stay after and enjoy lunch or dinner. A collection of the artists hand crafted designs will also be on display for sale.

 


Join us (Grand River Cellars) in our exclusive Wine Cave for and educational & informational tasting with hors d’oeuvres. Tastings will last 30-40 minutes and will include 5 wine samples of our award winning wines.
Reservations are required in advance. $20 per person. If you are an
Ohio Wines VIP member you will receive a $3 discount.
NOTE: Our kitchen will accommodate any dietary restrictions for diners when noted at time of reservation booking. Menu & wines are subject to change without notice.


Join us (Grand River Cellars) in our exclusive Wine Cave for and educational & informational tasting with hors d’oeuvres. Tastings will last 30-40 minutes and will include 5 wine samples of our award winning wines.
Reservations are required in advance. $20 per person. If you are an
Ohio Wines VIP member you will receive a $3 discount.
NOTE: Our kitchen will accommodate any dietary restrictions for diners when noted at time of reservation booking. Menu & wines are subject to change without notice.

 


Join us (Grand River Cellars) in our exclusive Wine Cave for and educational & informational tasting with hors d’oeuvres. Tastings will last 30-40 minutes and will include 5 wine samples of our award winning wines.
Reservations are required in advance. $20 per person. If you are an
Ohio Wines VIP member you will receive a $3 discount.
NOTE: Our kitchen will accommodate any dietary restrictions for diners when noted at time of reservation booking. Menu & wines are subject to change without notice.

 


We (Grand River Cellars)  are excited to introduce Dani Klein as our new Brushes & Lushes artist. She is an art teacher from Stella’s Art Gallery in Mentor. Dani will teach you to paint, entertain you, and enjoy wine along the way. The fee is 30$ per person or $25 for children and young adults (12-20) OR for non-wine drinkers. Your supplies will be included in the price as well as a glass of wine. Please call Grand River Cellars or visit Eventbrite to register; spots are limited! Come in early for dinner & receive 15% off your food bill!
All class registrations are non-refundable and may not be applied toward another class or event. If you’re unable to attend a class you’ve registered for, you’re welcome to send someone in your place. If the winery has to cancel a class, you’ll receive a full refund of your fee.

 

 


Join us (Grand River Cellars) in our exclusive Wine Cave for and educational & informational tasting with hors d’oeuvres. Tastings will last 30-40 minutes and will include 5 wine samples of our award winning wines.
Reservations are required in advance. $20 per person. If you are an
Ohio Wines VIP member you will receive a $3 discount.
NOTE: Our kitchen will accommodate any dietary restrictions for diners when noted at time of reservation booking. Menu & wines are subject to change without notice.