Happenings

Happenings

Thursday Night Specials                                                                                                    Spaghetti & Meatball Special
Dine in only-cannot be used with any coupon or promotion. Enjoy our homemade sauce covering a large portion of spaghetti and 3 hearty meatballs. Served with dinner salad and a roll- $7.95
Steak special-6 oz tender cut of beef  cooked to your liking. Accompanied by a baked potato, sour cream, butter, Caribbean vegetables and a salad and roll $13.95             Mussels-enjoy 1lb of our Chardonnay steamed mussels for only $8.00

Cave Tastings                                                                                                                           Saturdays – 12:30 & 1:30                                                                                                Looking for a more intimate experience?  Join us in our exclusive Wine Cave for an educational and informational tasting with hors d’oeuvres.  Tastings will last 30-40 minutes and will include 5 samples of our award winning wines.  Tasting preference of dry or sweet palates are both offered.  Reservations are required. $15 per person. Enjoy the unique experience of dining in the Wine Cave! A variety of options are available. Come out on a Sunday to enjoy our Family Style Italian Dinners. We also have a private dining menu for special occasions, company meetings and luncheons.  Advance reservations are required. A 24 hour notice of cancellation is required otherwise tickets are non refundable.

August -Music Schedule
(Music plays Thursday 6:30-8:30pm; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sunday 4-7 p.m

Wednesday, August 24th, Maria Petti (acoustic)
Thursday, August 25th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, August 26th-Justo Saborit (latin Jazz)
Saturday, August 27th-  Four Kings (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, August 28th-Melissa Harvey (acoustic)
Wednesday, August 30th, Maria Petti (acoustic)
Thursday, August 31st-Jess (acoustic)

Wednesdays in August
For the month of August we will feature live acoustic music from 5:30-7:30pm. Come enjoy a glass of wine and dinner and relax on the deck with Maria Petti!

Brushes & Lushes on Canvas                                                                                             Thursdays  August 25th;  6pm-8pm-SOLD OUT.
Grand Rivers own artists Rhoda Wilson 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 (12-21). Your supplies will be included in the price as well as a glass of wine. Please call Grand River Cellars to register spots are limited! 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.

 

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Crafts & Corks Club-Sunday August 28th, 2pm-4pm
Become a member of the Crafts and Corks club by signing up for one of our dates taught by Lauren Merinar.  Each month will feature a themed craft for you to create while sipping on your glass of wine.  You must register in advance and space is limited.  $30 pp which includes all your supplies and a glass of wine.  Contact us to reserve your spot. 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.

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Friday, August 26th, 2016   Winey-Margarita Party Party begins at 7:00 p.m. Come out for an evening of wine margaritas (our new refreshing drink) and Latin jazz music. . Reservations are not required but they are recommended.

September -Music Schedule
(Music plays Thursday 6:30-8:30pm; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sunday 4-7 p.m.)                                                                                                                 Friday, September 2nd- Horsefeathers (Rock n Roll)
Saturday, September 3rd-Facevalue (Rock n Roll)
Sunday, September 4th- Maria Petti (acoustic)
Thursday, September 8th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, September 9th- Route 86(Rock n Roll)
Saturday, September 10th-Bobby Hayes & H2O Band (Oldies, Rock)
Sunday, September 11th- Nia Covington (smooth Jazz)
Thursday, September 15th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, September 16th- Light of Day (Rock)
Saturday, September 17th- Tracer (Rock)
Sunday, September 18th- Stan Miller (smooth Jazz))
Thursday, September 22nd-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, September 23rd-Good Question (Rock N Roll)
Saturday, September 24th- Artifex (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, September 25th-Melissa Harvey (acoustic)
Friday, September 30th-Justo Saborit (latin Jazz)

Brushes & Lushes on Canvas                                                                                             Thursdays September 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th;  6pm-8pm
Grand Rivers own artists Rhoda Wilson 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 (12-21). Your supplies will be included in the price as well as a glass of wine. Please call Grand River Cellars to register spots are limited! 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.

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Saturday, September 10th, 2016 CASK –A PROGRESSIVE WINE TASTING EVENT Noon– 5:00 PM– $6.00 per person at each winery The cask project began as an idea in 2010 to have a continual red blend from the Grand River Valley.  Each year a percentage of the wine will be bottled and sold to make room for the next year’s harvest.  The date on the bottle represents the year it began “10″ and the year it was bottled “16″.  Each winery used a different 500 gallon oak barrel with vinifera grapes from their farm.  Join us for our  annual  event as we pop the cork on our vintage “Cask 1016″. Join Debonne Vineyards, Ferrante Winery, Grand River Cellars, Laurello Vineyards, and St. Joseph Vineyards for an afternoon of wine sampling and tasty appetizers. Begin at any of the 5 participating wineries. No reservations necessary or pre-sale tickets.

Menu:                                                                                                                                Debonne Vineyards – French Oak Cask Barrel
Roasted Grape & Savory Goat Cheese Tart

Ferrante Winery – French Oak Cask Barrel
Cavatelli Short Rib Bolognese

Grand River Cellars – Hungarian Oak Cask Barrel
Grilled Kobe Beef skewers, drizzled with a Bourbon sauce served on top of roasted garlic horseradish mashed potatoes

Laurello Vineyards – Hungarian Oak Barrel with French Oak Heads
Creamy Polenta Addolorata (Italian peppers, onion and sausage) Family special recipe.

St. Joseph Vineyards – American Oak Barrel with French Oak Heads
Double chocolate fudge brownies with walnuts

Yoga in the Vineyards, Sunday, September 11th at 11am

Please plan to join us at Grand River Cellars for a morning of bliss.
The cost of each yoga class is $15 and includes a glass of wine following the class.
This is a basic level of yoga, you will need to provide your own mat. The yoga class will last for one hour and the mingling can last for as long as you’d like.

This experience is a wonderful way to relax yourself right into a perfect Sunday afternoon.  We always have a good time and it’s a great opportunity for you to form new friendships and spend time with like-minded folks.

Yoga classes are hosted by: Now & Zen Wellness Studio. You must be registered to attend, to register please call 440.536.0553 or email jodi@now-zen.net or call Grand River Cellars at 440.298.9838

Brushes & Lushes on Glass
Sunday, September 11th, 4-6 p.m.
Local artist Wendy Peskar is here to paint olive oil bottles.  Enjoy the fun of painting your own olive oil bottle in a different design each week. Wendy Peskar of Artistic-tini will teach you how to paint and enjoy a little vino too!  Cost is $30 per person which includes a glass of wine, 3 samples of our Olive Oil that is sold in our gift shop and all supplies. 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.

$25 for children & young adults (ages 12 thru 21).   Call 440-298-9838 and register for each class.  Only a limited number will be taken for each class.

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Wine and Oils – September 13th 6-8:30pm
Lemonade Ladies present-Wine and Oils. Let us spoil you while we fill your evening FULL of information, samples and prizes during this fun, fast paced and free workshop.  Starring Young Living Essential Oils. Reserve your spot by August 25th by calling Heather at 440-862-1322 or Kate at 440-813-5009.


Crafts & Corks Crawl at Grand River Cellars & Debonne Vineyards
Saturday September 17th, 2016  Join Grand River Cellars and Debonne for a craft crawl. Both wineries will feature a large selection of juried crafters from noon-6:00pm outside on the lawns. It will be a great afternoon of shopping, sipping and relaxing. Music plays from 3:30-7:30pm. Visit both wineries and receive a stamped ticket to be entered into a drawing for a $50 gift basket.

Sunday September 25th 1pm-5pm-A Spirited Afternoon
Grand River Cellars welcomes Patti Lombardo’s Illumin8 Holistic Expo for an afternoon of fine wines * good vibes. Enjoy readings by Northeast Ohio’s Celebrity Intuitives, services by the area’s best Holistic Practitioners, as well as our holistic market place featuring local small businesses and artisans and perhaps a glass of red or white as we celebrate a Spirited Afternoon.  The holistic market will feature Raindrop therapy, Singing bowls, quantum touch, Reiki, Spirit drawing and much more!
Free admission. Readings $25 for 20 minutes All services are at a first come first serve basis. Reservations will not be taken for the readings.

Haunted Winery-Dinner & a Thrill Package –The Haunted Winery at Regal Vineyards 

Hours are Friday and Saturday 7-11p.m.

The Haunted Winery is located just 7.8 miles from Grand River Cellars Winery and is truly haunted. It will be opened to the public Fridays, and Saturdays. This haunted house stands in Ashtabula Counties oldest winery established by immigrants from Lithuania in 1919-The Cohodus Family.

BUT THEY CAN’T SERVE WINE SO… Join us for the Dinner and a Thrill Package, (A $30 value for only $24) stop at Grand River Cellars Winery & Restaurant prior to going to the Haunted Winery. Your package gives you $15 towards any appetizer/dinner and gives you admission into the Haunted Winery. Sample the Fright White or the Blood Red-the official wines of the Haunted Winery and read about the history of the Cohodus Family before leaving for your evening of thrills and chills. You must make reservations. Tickets are available here at the winery or by going to www.regalvineyards.com.

The Haunted Winery is located at 2678 County Line Rd. Madison, OH

Looking for something a little less scary.  The Haunted Winery & Corn Maze offers a huge selection of family fun.  Check out their website

OCTOBER-Music Schedule
(Music plays Thursday 6:30-8:30pm; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sunday 4-7 p.m.)                                                                                                                    Saturday, October 1st-Blues DeVille, (Blues, Rock)
Sunday, October 2nd-Dave Young (light Jazz)
Thursday, October 6th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, October 7th-Andy’s Last Band (Rock N Roll)
Saturday, October 8th-FaceValue (Rock)
Sunday, October 9th-Plan D (smooth Jazz)
Thursday, October 13th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, October 14th-  Horsefeathers (Rock)
Saturday, October 15th- Backtraxx (Oldies, Rock)
Sunday, October 16th-Stan Miller (light Jazz)
Thursday, October 20th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, October 21st- Four Kings (Dance, Rock)
Saturday, October 22nd- Stone River Band (Rock)
Sunday, October 23rd- Kevin Conway (acoustic)
Thursday, October 27th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, October 28th- Bobby Hayes & H2O Band (Rock)
Saturday, October 29th- Charita Franks (Rock)
Sunday, October 30th- Maria Petti (acoustic)

Friday, October 28th, 2016 Halloween Party Put on your best costume for an evening of ghouls and goblins, ghosts and witches. The winery will be decorated for this festive evening and live music will be keeping you moving all night. The costume contest will held with prizes for the best overall costume, first and second place winner for best-dressed group, and first and second place winner for best dressed individual. Reservations are highly recommended.

NOVEMBER -Music Schedule
(Music plays Thursday 6:30-8:30pm; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sunday 4-7 p.m.)                                                                                                                Friday, November 4th- Good Question (Rock)
Saturday, November 5th- Castaways (Rock)
Sunday, November 6th- Nia Covington (light Jazz)
Thursday, November 10th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, November 11th-  Route 86 (Rock n Roll)
Saturday, November 12th-Blues DeVille (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, November 13th-Larry Smith (jazz)
Thursday, November 17th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, November 18th- Tracer (Dance, Rock)
Saturday, November 19th- Artifex (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, November 20th-Stan Miller (light Jazz)
Friday, November 25th- Miles Beyond (Blues, Rock)
Saturday, November 26th-Light of Day (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, November 27th-Nick Zuber (acoustic)

Saturday, November 5th, 2016  Winegrowers of the Grand River Valley Turkey Trot A PROGRESSIVE WINE TASTING EVENT 12-5 p.m. $5 per person at each winery Join Debonne Vineyards, Ferrante Winery, Grand River Cellars, Laurello Vineyards, and St. Joseph Vineyards for an afternoon of wine sampling and tasty appetizers. All wines will be paired with dishes from a traditional Thanksgiving Feast to help you pick out wines for the holidays. No reservations necessary.  Go to http://www.wggrv.com/ or call 440-298-9838 for more information

DECEMBER -Music Schedule
(Music plays Thursday 6:30-8:30pm; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sunday 4-7 p.m.)                                                                                                                  Friday, December 2nd- FaceValue (Rock)
Saturday, December 3rd- Backtraxx (Oldies, Rock)
Sunday, December 4th- Plan D (smooth Jazz)
Thursday, December 8th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, December 9th-  Bobby Hayes & the H2O Band (Rock n Roll)
Saturday, December 10th-Andy’s Last Band (Rock)
Sunday, December 11th-Dave Young (light jazz)
Thursday, December 15th-Jess (acoustic)
Friday, December 16th- Four Kings (Dance, Rock)
Saturday, December 17th- Light of Day (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, December 18th-Stan Miller (light Jazz)
Thursday, December 22nd-Jess (Acoustic)
Friday, December 23rd- Miles Beyond (Blues, Rock)
Thursday, December 29th-Jess (Acoustic)
Friday, December 30th- Tracer (Rock)

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 – Lunch with Santa                                              10:30 AM to 1 PM. Enjoy holiday games followed by a pizza and pasta buffet before the arrival of St. Nick followed by songs and Christmas cheer with the jolly man. Every child will have the opportunity to sit on his lap so bring your cameras! Every child (under 10) will also receive a treat and complete a holiday craft. Reservations are required. This will sell out fast. $6 ages 2-5; $8 ages 6-10; $11 ages 11 and up. Children under 2 are free.

Sunday, December 4th, 2016-Crafts Corks & Christmas                                     12pm- 7:00pm Enjoy two rooms filled with juried crafters to help with your holiday gift giving. Drink specials available all day and live music at 4pm. 10% off anything in the Grand River Cellars gift shop during the day.

Tannenbaum Wine Trail, Friday & Saturday November 25th, 26th, December 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th, 2016  Friday & Saturday, Noon-6pm each day. A self-driving tour along the Vines & Wines Trail in Northeast Ohio. At each participating winery, you will receive complimentary appetizers and samples of wines. You will pick up your 18″ Christmas tree at your first stop. At each winery you visit, you will receive a ceramic ornament with the winery’s name printed on it to decorate your tree. Call 800-227-6972 to make reservations.

New Year’s Eve-For the first time since opening our doors we will not be hosting a New Year’s Eve party.  We have decided to let our staff go out and have some fun that night.  We appreciate all that have participated in the past and just wanted to give everyone as much notice as possible.