EVENTS

JULY, 2018

Thursdays through September
Enjoy Pint Night EVERY THURSDAY through September!
Mazza Chautauqua Cellars / Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing,
8398 W Main St., Westfield, NY 14787
Website

5 – 8 pm
Half-off pints of beer on tap (6 rotating taps), food offerings by Bird and a good chance of live, local music!

Our partners at Bird open the patio eatery for the season!
Hours/evolving menu (including cocktails) TBA
http://www.fiveand20.com/bird/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/birdat520/

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
What’s Terroir?:  Vineyard Walking Tour & Tasting
Johnson Estate Winery
8419 US Route 20 West, Westfield, NY 14787
Website

2:30 – 5:30
We invite you to learn from the team that creates our wine from berry to bottle. Learn of unique soil compositions, microclimate, and revel in vistas of Lake Erie with wine glass in hand. Led by Johnsons and Winemaker, Jeff Murphy. Round-trip bus from Turner (Chautauqua Institute) included with guide. Register online at www.ciweb.org.
Fee of $70/person includes bus from Turner and all food and wines (no materials fees).
Visit the Special Programs Catalog, Chautauqua Inst.
Also offered: August 14


AUGUST, 2018

Sunday, August 5th from 2-5 pm
Strings in the Vineyard
Lakeview Wine Cellars

Benefit for StringsforaCURE
Food, wine, beer & slushies.
Music by Acoustic Ear Candy
No alcohol may be brought in
www.lakeviewinecellars.com
8440 Singer Road North East PA.
814-725-4440


August 3 - 5, 2018
12th Annual AGC Wine Festival
Produced by:  Merritt Estate Winery
Chautauqua Fairgrounds, 1089 Central Ave, Dunkirk, NY 14048
WEBSITE

SCHEDULE:
Friday, August 3rd

Kick-Off Party:  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, August 4th
Wine Festival:  11:00 am - 6:00 pm
After Hours Party:  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sunday, August 5th
Wine Festival:  Noon - 5:00 pm

Saturday, August 4, 2018
Summer Concert Series at Penn Shore Vineyards
10225 East Lake Road, North East, PA 16428
Website

5 pm - 9 pm
August 4th – Ruby Port (10 pc. Dance Band) WITH A Waffle Miracle Food Truck onsite.

“Music in the Vineyards” is here!  We’re looking forward to relaxing and unwinding. Come out and enjoy live music in our vineyard setting every Saturday in July and August from 5 to 9 pm

Admission and parking is free, there will be a food vendor onsite offering delicious menu items for sale along with non-alcoholic beverages, and of course we’ll have wines available for purchase (both by the glass and bottle). Again this summer, we’ll also have select local beers available for consumption during the concerts! Remember to bring your favorite lawn chair or blanket to enjoy the show!

FUTURE CONCERTS:
August 11th – The Breeze Band (Rhythm & Blues) WITH The Atacolypse Food Truck onsite.
August 18th – The Groove (Soul & Funk) WITH The Big Cheese Food Truck onsite.
August 25th – Duke Sherman Blues Band (Blues) WITH Sticks & Bricks Wood Fired Pizza onsite.
September 1st – Kevin Howard Quartet (Jazz) WITH Dickeys BBQ will be onsite.


Sunday, August 5, 2018
Rise & Wine Yoga
21 Brix Winery
6654 West Main Road Portland, New York 14769
Website
 
10:00 am-11:00 am
 
Time to rise & wine, friends! We're teaming up with a couple of awesome local yoga instructors this summer to bring you ultimate relaxation: yoga and wine!

Who:
Chaelyn Wielkie (SWEAT with Chaelyn PiYo instructor) & Sue Murphy (Yoga Underground instructor)--and you!

What:
Yoga & Wine--does anything sound better than that?! The instructors will each be guiding you through an hour long session of yoga as you sip on a glass of wine--all you need to bring is your yoga mat. One session is $15 (tax included) OR sign up for all four sessions for $50 ($10 savings)!

Where:
Right on our West lawn! If it rains, we'll move you to our covered West porch.

When:
Sunday July 29th, & Sunday August 5th from 10-11am.

**Spots for this event series are very limited! Call the winery (716.792.2749) or order online (https://www.21brix.com/product/rise-wine-yoga-session/) to reserve your tickets today!**

Sunday, August 5, 2018
Sippin' Sundays featuring Sam Hyman
21 Brix Winery
6654 West Main Road Portland, New York 14769
Website
 
1:00 pm-4:00 pm
 
Unwind at 21 Brix Winery on Sundays in August! 

Sippin’ Sundays will feature live music at the winery every Sunday for the entire month. Musicians will be playing from 1:00 – 4:00pm each Sunday.

August 5th's Sippin' Sunday features Sam Hyman. Musician, vocalist, and composer, Sam Hyman's original music has been distributed worldwide by the Warner Music Group and numerous independent labels and stock music agencies. Sam has captivated thousands of audiences with his unique guitar style, soulful voice, and his new interpretations of timeless classics. As a writer with Northstar Music UK, Sam's music has been featured in television and theater productions around the world.

Feel free to bring your own snacks and picnic foods or you can pick up a variety of hot and cold foods at the tasting bar.

Admission is free so bring some friends to relax on the porch, drink some wine and enjoy the afternoon!

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Free Saturday Concert Series
Heritage Wine Cellars
12160 East Main St., North East, PA 16428
WEBSITE

3 - 6 p.m.
Featuring: Clever Norman

Free concert series on our beautiful back deck. Wine slushies, wine by the glass, wine by the bottle, PA made beer, soda, water, and light snacks will be available for purchase.


Sunday, August 12, 2018
Sippin' Sundays featuring Johnny Bauer
21 Brix Winery
6654 West Main Road Portland, New York 14769
Website
 
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Unwind at 21 Brix Winery on Sundays in August! 

Sippin’ Sundays will feature live music at the winery every Sunday for the entire month. Musicians will be playing from 1:00 – 4:00pm each Sunday.

August 12th's musician is Johnny Bauer! Johnny plays an eclectic mix of country, rock, and blues that is sure to please any audience.

Feel free to bring your own snacks and picnic foods or you can pick up a variety of hot and cold foods at the tasting bar.

Admission is free so bring some friends to relax on the porch, drink some wine and enjoy the afternoon!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
What’s Terroir?:  Vineyard Walking Tour & Tasting
Johnson Estate Winery
8419 US Route 20 West, Westfield, NY 14787
Website

2:30 – 5:30
We invite you to learn from the team that creates our wine from berry to bottle. Learn of unique soil compositions, microclimate, and revel in vistas of Lake Erie with wine glass in hand. Led by Johnsons and Winemaker, Jeff Murphy. Round-trip bus from Turner (Chautauqua Institute) included with guide. Register online at www.ciweb.org.
Fee of $70/person includes bus from Turner and all food and wines (no materials fees).
Visit the Special Programs Catalog, Chautauqua Inst.


Sunday, August 19, 2018
Sippin' Sundays featuring Paolello & Gone
21 Brix Winery
6654 West Main Road Portland, New York 14769
Website
 
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Unwind at 21 Brix Winery on Sundays in August! 

Sippin’ Sundays will feature live music at the winery every Sunday for the entire month. Musicians will be playing from 1:00 – 4:00pm each Sunday.

Paolello & Gone is a guitar and bass duo from Erie PA. We play sets of original and arrangements of groove driven, backporch inspired blues!

Feel free to bring your own snacks and picnic foods or you can pick up a variety of hot and cold foods at the tasting bar.

Admission is free so bring some friends to relax on the porch, drink some wine and enjoy the afternoon!


Saturday, August 25, 2018
Beats at the Brix featuring Abbey Road
21 Brix Winery
6654 West Main Road Portland, New York 14769
Website
 
7:00 pm-9:00 pm
 
This month's music series, Beats at the Brix will feature the Abbey Road band who will be bringing the music of the Beatles back to the stage. Abbey Road is not a look alike band, but definitely a sound alike Beatles tribute band. The band has been together for over 19 years, entertaining people of all ages with their sound.

Abbey Road has performed in the Tri-State area, appearing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH, the Hard Rock Café in Pittsburgh, PA and numerous events in the NY area and have been nominated numerous times for the RockErie Music Awards. Abbey Road consists of five very talented musicians including Bob Seaman (Bass/vocals), John Puzar (guitar/vocals), Bob Walkow (lead guitar, keyboard/vocals) and Tim Driscoll (drums/vocals), Tom Laskowski (vocals and rhythm guitar). Whether you are young or old, you will enjoy this show!

Admission is free, but a wine or beer purchase is required. The winery also has hot and cold food available for purchase. 

21 Brix Winery is located at 6654 West Main Road in Portland, between Westfield and Brocton on Route 20. Look for the pink elephant near the road! For more information about this event, call the winery at 792.2749.  (no outside alcohol, no minors)

Sunday, August 26, 2018
Sippin' Sundays featuring Dan Baney
21 Brix Winery
6654 West Main Road Portland, New York 14769
Website
 
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Unwind at 21 Brix Winery on Sundays in August! 

Sippin’ Sundays will feature live music at the winery every Sunday for the entire month. Musicians will be playing from 1:00 – 4:00pm each Sunday.

August 26th's musician is Dan Baney! Dan will be singing country music "unplugged" (acoustic).

Feel free to bring your own snacks and picnic foods or you can pick up a variety of hot and cold foods at the tasting bar.

Admission is free so bring some friends to relax on the porch, drink some wine and enjoy the afternoon!


Sunday, August 26th 1-4 pm
Wags, Whiskers & Wine
Benefit for Puppy Mill Awareness and other rescue groups
Lakeview Wine Cellars
8440 Singer Road North East PA. 16428
Food, wine, beer & slushies
Music by Ron Yarman
No alcohol may be brought in.
www.lakeviewwinecellars.com
814-725-4440


SEPTEMBER, 2018

Saturday & Sunday, September 8-9, 2018
Septemberfest!
Merritt Estate Winery
2264 King Road Forestville, NY 14062
WEBSITE

Don't miss 2 days of family fun at the winery! The festival will be buzzing with activities all weekend long. We will feature live entertainment, classic car cruise, craft vendors, great food including Chiavetta's Chicken Bar-B-Q, wine, beer and our FAMOUS Sangria Wine Slush! This free family fun event will have something for everyone.

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Pinot Noir Harvest & Ridge Picnic Luncheon
Johnson Estate Winery
8419 US Route 20 West, Westfield, NY 14787
Website

9:30 - 1:30
First start with a little coffee and a croissant and then join about 30 people for a couple hours of picking grapes in our young Pinot Noir vineyards.  Followed by a picnic in the vineyards.  Each picker will also receive a certificate for a bottle of this limited, hand-picked vintage of 2018 Pinot Noir signed by the winemaker. Release date to be determined. $35/person

September 28 – 30, 2018
North East Wine Country Harvest Festival
Website: http://www.nechamber.org/pages/AboutWineFest

2 Locations:
Gravel Pit Park:  10300 West Main Road (Rt. 20), North East, PA 16428 – Admission tickets required
Gibson Park:  at Routes 20 & 89 in downtown North East - no admission charge, this park features free entertainment, crafters and wine tasting.

TICKET INFORMATION
FREE shuttle service between parks and participating wineries.
Sponsored by the North East Chamber of Commerce:  (814) 725-4262
WATCH A SHORT WINEFEST HIGHLIGHT VIDEO!


Saturday, September 29, 2018
Beats at the Brix featuring Sean Patrick McGraw
21 Brix Winery
6654 West Main Road Portland, New York 14769
Website
 
7:00 pm-9:00 pm

Join all your friends at 21 Brix Winery on the last Saturday of every month for their monthly music series, Beats at the Brix. 

This American country singer was named one of Country Weekly Magazines "Top 10 Artists to Watch." He will be playing his original country songs including 'What I'd Do" and "Dollar Ain't Worth a Dime."

Admission for the evening is free, but a wine purchase is required. The winery also has hot and cold food available for purchase.

21 Brix Winery is located at 6654 West Main Road in Portland, between Westfield and Brocton on Route 20. Look for the pink elephant near the road! For more information about this event, call the winery at 716.792.2749. (No outside alcohol, no minors.)


OCTOBER, 2018

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Sundays in October – Fall Foliage Walks
Johnson Estate Winery
8419 US Route 20 West, Westfield, NY 14787
Website

9:30 a.m.
Here is your chance to taste a Riesling grape fresh off the vine! Join third-generation owner, Fred Johnson, on his 30-40 minute walk in the Johnson Estate vineyards, framed by the hillsides in their colorful fall foliage. Enjoy three samples of our wines. $6/person.

Reservations are not required but are recommended since the maximum capacity for this event is sixteen walkers. Groups of five or more should call the winery in advance to reserve their places.  Please wear appropriate walking shoes and outerwear. Hard rain cancels this walk (with a refund) but the winery has umbrellas for light drizzles. Children who can happily walk for 45 minutes with their parents are welcome - we will have Concord grape juice for them!

Saturday, October 20, 2018
Federweisser, Small-Plate Riesling Celebration
Johnson Estate Winery
8419 US Route 20 West, Westfield, NY 14787
Website

7:00 p.m.

Celebrate the harvest as they do in Germany with pairings of “Federweisser and Zwielbelkuchen”. Federweisser, or "feather-white" in German, refers to a young, slightly fermented white grape juice. This delicious cold beverage is often served with Zwielbelkuchen, an onion pie or tart. Different regions of Germany favor different versions of this traditional dish - similar to American onion quiche or to onion pizza. $35/person.

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Beats at the Brix featuring Rankin & Schell
21 Brix Winery
6654 West Main Road Portland, New York 14769
Website

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Join all your friends at 21 Brix Winery on the last Saturday of every month for their monthly music series, Beats at the Brix. 

Rankin & Schell is an acoustic duo (guitar & bass) band from Erie, PA featuring Glenn Rankin and Chip Schell. They play classic rock by various popular artists such as James Taylor, Jim Croce, Bob Seger, Beatles, America, Doobie Brothers, Simon & Garfunkel, and more.

Admission for the evening is free, but a wine purchase is required. The winery also has hot and cold food available for purchase.

21 Brix Winery is located at 6654 West Main Road in Portland, between Westfield and Brocton on Route 20. Look for the pink elephant near the road! For more information about this event, call the winery at 716.792.2749. (no outside alcohol, no minors)

November, 2018

November 2 - 4 and November 9 - 11
HARVEST CELEBRATION WEEKENDS 1 & 2

Visit all the wineries for fabulous fall-inspired food samples, each paired with a complementary wine.

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?

  • A food & wine sample pairing at each winery (Sorry, but wineries cannot accommodate every special diet.)
  • Wine tasting at each winery
  • A great gift!
  • A Lake Erie Wine Country wine glass
  • A $5 voucher to use at any winery or at certain restaurants designated on the back of the voucher

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.

NEW WINERY ALERT!
Sparkling Ponds Winery in Ripley, NY has re-opened under new management and will be participating in Harvest Wine Weekends!

Harvest Wine Weekend 1

November 2 - 4, 2018
PURCHASE TICKETS:

Regular (3-day) Tickets ($38+)


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Friday and/or Sunday ONLY Tickets ($28+)
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Designated Driver Tickets ($20+)
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Harvest Wine Weekend 2
November 9 - 11, 2018

PURCHASE TICKETS:

Regular (3-day) Tickets ($38+)

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Friday and/or Sunday ONLY Tickets ($28+)
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Saturday, November 24, 2018
Beats at the Brix featuring Katie & Jesse
21 Brix Winery
6654 West Main Road Portland, New York 14769
Website
 
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Join all your friends at 21 Brix Winery on the last Saturday of every month for their monthly music series, Beats at the Brix. 

As a duo, Katie & Jesse combine top-notch musicianship and tight harmonies to provide an authentic live show that will satisfy any taste.

Admission for the evening is free, but a wine purchase is required. The winery also has hot and cold food available for purchase.

21 Brix Winery is located at 6654 West Main Road in Portland, between Westfield and Brocton on Route 20. Look for the pink elephant near the road! For more information about this event, call the winery at 716.792.2749. (no outside alcohol, no minors)
 
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Beats at the Brix featuring DTO
21 Brix Winery
6654 West Main Road Portland, New York 14769
Website
 
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Join all your friends at 21 Brix Winery on the last Saturday of every month for their monthly music series, Beats at the Brix. 

DTO plays fun music from the last 50 years or so but with their own flavor; from Johnny Cash to Sabbath, Stevie Wonder to Pearl Jam.

Admission for the evening is free, but a wine purchase is required. The winery also has hot and cold food available for purchase.

21 Brix Winery is located at 6654 West Main Road in Portland, between Westfield and Brocton on Route 20. Look for the pink elephant near the road! For more information about this event, call the winery at 716.792.2749. (no outside alcohol, no minors)

 

December 26 - 31, 2018

Holiday Week at the Wineries!

Come during regular winery hours and check out our 23 wineries decked out in holiday splendor! Check back to see special holiday offers.