Happenings

Happenings
GRAND RIVER CELLARS
2015 EVENTS AND MUSIC CALENDAR

(Reservations are highly recommended for weekends)

 August

Thursday, August 27th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, August 28th- Justo Saborit (Latin Jazz)
Saturday, August 29th- Artifex (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, August 30th-Plan D (smooth Jazz)

(Music plays Thursdays 6:30-8:30; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sunday 4-7 p.m.)

Thursday Nights with Jess
Thursday night entertainment from 6:30-8:30.  Jess will be playing his guitar featuring songs from the 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s.

Thursday Night Specials
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
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

FRIDAYS IN AUGUST-HAND PAINTED OLIVE OIL BOTTLE
AUGUST 14TH & 28th AT 6:00 TO 8:00 PM
Wendy will be teaching you how to paint an olive oil bottle  from 6:00-8:00 pm at Grand River Cellars. 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 win, 3 samples of our Olive Oil that is sold in our gift shop and all supplies;  $25 for children and young adults ages 12 thru 21.  We are now giving all of our Picasso’s 15% off their food bill if they join us for dinner before the class. Call (440) 298-9838 and register for each class.  Only a limited number will be taken for each class. Email us at grcinfo@grandrivercellars.com for the latest images!

Brushes & Lushes, Thursday, AUGUST 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th Rhoda continues with her Thursday evening classes. Classes run on Thursdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Grand River Cellars, Madison. Enjoy an evening out painting a masterpiece with artist, Rhoda Wilson.  She will entertain, teach how to paint, and enjoy a little vino along the way.   Cost is $30 per person which includes a glass of wine and all supplies;  $25 for children and young adults ages 12 thru 21.  We are now giving all of our Picasso’s 15% off their food bill if they join us for dinner before the class. Call (440) 298-9838 and register for each class.  Only a limited number will be taken for each class. Email us at grcinfo@grandrivercellars.com for the latest images!

Friday, August 28th, 2015   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.
Luau attire highly recommended.
Reservations are not required but they are recommended.

September

Thursday, September 3rd-Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, September 4th-Horsefeathers (Rock)
Saturday, September 5th- Blues DeVille (Blues, Rock)
Sunday, September 6th-Akin for Jazz (Jazz)
Thursday, September 10th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, September 11th-Light of Day (Dance, Rock)
Saturday, September 12th -Andy’s Last Band (Rock)
Sunday, September 13th-Nick Zuber (light Rock, acoustic)
Thursday, September 17-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, September 18th-Four Kings (Dance, Rock)
Saturday, September 19th-Backtraxx (Rock)
Sunday, September 21st-Stan Miller (Smooth Jazz)
Thursday, September 24th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, September 25th- Justo Saborit (Latin Jazz)
Saturday, September 26th- Fender Jet (Rock)
Sunday, September 27th-Dave Young (light Jazz)

(Music plays Thursdays 6:30-8:30; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sunday 4-7 p.m.)

Thursday Nights with Jess
Thursday night entertainment from 6:30-8:30.  Jess will be playing his guitar featuring songs from the 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s.

Thursday Night Specials
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
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

Brushes & Lushes, Thursday, September 3rd, 10th & 17th
Rhoda continues with her Thursday evening classes. Classes run on Thursdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Grand River Cellars, Madison. Enjoy an evening out painting a masterpiece with artist, Rhoda Wilson.  She will entertain, teach how to paint, and enjoy a little vino along the way.   Cost is $30 per person which includes a glass of wine and all supplies;  $25 for children and young adults ages 12 thru 21.  We are now giving all of our Picasso’s 15% off their food bill if they join us for dinner before the class. Call (440) 298-9838 and register for each class.  Only a limited number will be taken for each class. Email us at grcinfo@grandrivercellars.com for the latest images!

Saturday, September 12th, 2015 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 “15″.  Each winery used a different 500 gallon oak barrel with vinifera grapes from their farm.  Join us for our 3rd annual  event as we pop the cork on our vintage “Cask 1015″.
Join Debonne Vineyards, Ferrante Winery, Grand River Cellars, Laurello Vineyards, and St. Joseph Vineyards for an afternoon of wine sampling and tasty appetizers.
Menu:
Debonne Vineyards-Dark Chocolate Mousse topped with a black cherry sauced and salted dark chocolate bark.
Ferrante Winery-Campanelle Pasta with Butternut Squash Sausage and Kale
Grand River Cellars-Grilled Ricotta Cheese Panini with Peppered Bacon and fresh Arugula.
Laurello Vineyards
-Eggplant Caponata on Crostini
St. Joseph Vineyards -Wild Boar Sausage baked in pastry with Apple and Dried Cherry Chutney

October

Thursday, October 1st-Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, October 2nd- Good Question (Rock)
Saturday, October 3rd- Brickhouse Blues (Blues, Rock)
Sunday, October 4th-John Toula (light Jazz)
Thursday, October 8th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, October 9th- Castaways (Rock)
Saturday, October 10th- Artifex (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, October 11th-Erin Burke (light Rock, acoustic)
Thursday, October 15th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, October 16th- Light of Day (Dance, Rock)
Saturday, October 17th-Stone, Spangenberg, and Adams (Rock n Roll)
Sunday, October 18th-Stan Miller (Smooth Jazz)
Thursday, October 22nd-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, October 23rd-Route 86 (Rock)
Saturday, October 24th-Four Kings (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, October 25th-Nia Covington (Smooth Jazz)
Thursday, October 29th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, October 30th-Bobby Hayes and the H2O Band (Rock)
Saturday, October 31st-Facevalue (Rock)

(Music plays Thursdays 6:30-8:30; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sunday 4-7 p.m.)

Thursday Nights with Jess
Thursday night entertainment from 6:30-8:30.  Jess will be playing his guitar featuring songs from the 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s.

Thursday Night Specials
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
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

Friday, October 9th, 2015 – Wine Country Progressive Dinner
October 9th Field to Fork Wine Country Progressive Dinner

Join us at 6:30 p.m. for our progressive dinner featuring many local foods paired with our award winning local wines. The evening begins at Grand River Cellars with a caramelized onion and apple grilled, sharp cheese sandwich appetizer followed by a Fall harvest salad with roasted squash, candied pumpkin seeds, feta and a maple vinaigrette.  Then on to Debonné Vineyards for the main entrée of bourbon maple pork loin with a savory sweet potato and roasted brussel sprouts; finish with dessert from Gartman Bakery (Painesville) at South River Vineyards.  Call Debonne’ Vineyards at 440-466-3485 to make reservations for this drive yourself tour. Seating is very limited and will sell out early. This is a prepaid, non-refundable ticket event.  $49.50 per person, includes sales tax & tip.

Friday October 17th & Saturday October 18th
Ashtabula County Barn Quilt Wine Tour
Visit participating locations on October 17th & 18th from 12pm-6pm for the Barn Quilt Wine Tour Fundraiser. Pick up your passport at your 1st stop of choice. The cost is $4 per person at each location and you will receive 2 wine samples, a light appetizer and a brief story on their quilt. Visit www.barnquiltsashtabulacounty.com for more information.

Friday October 30th, 2015  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

Sunday, November 1st-Akin for Jazz (light Jazz)
Thursday, November 5th-Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, November 6th-Good Question (Rock)
Saturday, November 7th- Andy’s Last Band (Rock)
Sunday, November 8th-Nick Zuber (light Rock, acoustic)
Thursday, November 12th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, November 13th- Horsefeathers (Rock)
Saturday, November 14th- Backtraxx (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, November 15th-Stan Miller (light Jazz)
Thursday, November 19th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, November 20th- Light of Day (Dance, Rock)
Saturday, November 21st- Four Kings (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, November 22nd-Larry Smith (light Jazz)
Friday, November 27th-Miles Beyond (Rock)
Saturday, November 28th-Artifex (Dance, Rock)
Sunday, November 29th-Dave Young (light Jazz)

(Music plays Thursdays 6:30-8:30; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sunday 4-7 p.m.)

Thursday Nights with Jess
Thursday night entertainment from 6:30-8:30.  Jess will be playing his guitar featuring songs from the 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s.

Thursday Night Specials
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
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

November 6th Field to Fork Wine Country Progressive Dinner
Join us at 6:30 p.m. for our progressive dinner featuring many local foods paired with our award winning local wines. The evening begins at Grand River Cellars with a Roasted garlic potato soup followed by a caramelized brussel sprout, pecan salad with bacon & caramel apple vinaigrette. Then to Debonné Vineyards for the main entrée of  grilled, marinated half chicken with brown butter gnocchi and a fall vegetable medley; finish with dessert at South River Vineyards from Gartman Bakery (Painesville).  Wines will be paired with each course. Call Debonne’ Vineyards at 440-466-3485 to make reservations for this drive yourself tour. Seating is very limited and will sell out early. This is a prepaid, non-refundable ticket event.   $49.50 per person which includes sales tax and gratuity.

Saturday, November 7th, 2015   Winegrowers of the Grand River Valley Turkey Trot
A PROGRESSIVE WINE TASTING EVENT
1-5 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

Thursday, December 3rd-Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, December 4th-Bobby Hayes and the H2O Band
Saturday, December 5th- Brickhouse Blues (Blues, Rock)
Sunday, December 6th- Plan D (light Jazz)
Thursday, December 10th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, December 11th- King Street (Rock n Roll)
Saturday, December 12th- Facevalue (Rock)
Sunday, December 13th-Erin Burke (light Rock, acoustic)
Thursday, December 17th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Friday, December 18th- Light of Day (Dance, Rock)
Saturday, December 19th- Castaways (Rock)
Sunday, December 20th-Stan Miller (light Jazz)
Thursday, December 24th-Music with Jess (light Rock, acoustic)
Saturday, December 26th-Stone River Band (Rock)
Sunday, December 27th-Dave Young (light Jazz)
Thursday, December 31st-Four Kings (Dance, Rock)

(Music plays Thursdays 6:30-8:30; Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Sunday 4-7 p.m.)

Thursday Nights with Jess
Thursday night entertainment from 6:30-8:30.  Jess will be playing his guitar featuring songs from the 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s.

Thursday Night Specials
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
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

Saturday, December 5th, 2015 – 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. $5 ages 2-5; $7 ages 6-10; $9 ages 11 and up. Children under 2 are free.

Sunday, December 6th, 2015-Crafts Corks & Christmas
1pm-7:30pm 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, Saturday December 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th,  18th & 19th, 2015
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.

Thursday, December 31st, 2015-New Year’s Eve Celebration

The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with light appetizers followed by a large buffet dinner featuring a selection of entrees including beef, chicken, and seafood plus all the trimmings. Dancing begins at 8:30 p.m. Later on in the evening you will receive a delicious dessert for two and snacks all night long, plus a bottle of wine per couple. After the music stops at 12:30 a light breakfast will be served before sending everyone home. Party favors are included. Reservations are required for the evening.  Price to be determined.