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“Wine is fine....WOW, they have beer too?”
Review of Debonne Vineyards

Debonne Vineyards
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located in Madison, Ohio about an hour east of Cleveland, Debonne Vineyards is now the largest estate winery in Ohio, boasting over 175 acres of vines. Debonne Vineyards central location in the Grand River Valley wine region benefits from a climate moderated by the thermal effects of eastern Lake Erie. Our family commitment to excellence begins in the vineyards and is reflected in the quality of our premium Debonne Vineyards varietals and the original Chalet Debonne blends. Debonne Vineyards is also the first Ohio winery to open up a micro-brewery, Cellar Rats Brewery.
Cleveland, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
200 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Wine is fine....WOW, they have beer too?”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

....on a very warm day, this perked me up hugely. What they have is quite good, in a very pleasant outdoor venue, similar to what you would find throughout Europe. Food is decent if not outstanding, but it works. But I really want to compliment them on their beers (Cellar Rat). Several different styles, but especially like POC (Pride of Cleveland/Columbus, etc)......this is what a really good pilsner should taste like....well done. Bands play outside for dancing during the summer. Went several times last summer, and will do so again.

Visited August 2013
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Vermilion, Ohio
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“favorite”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Debonne Vineyards is my favorite winery in that area. The ambiance is so cozy. They offer a variety of food in a casual setting. They also offer beer for those who don't drink wine. As far as I know they are the only ones that offer popcorn.

Visited November 2013
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Youngstown, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Excellent place to relax and unwind”
Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a great lunch and some refreshing wine. Some great house wines. A nice drive to Madison.

Visited June 2013
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Columbia, South Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Wonderful Place for a Family Event”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

I was here for a wedding in October of 2013. The scenery and the location are just fantastic.
The lodge was used for the reception. The bride and groom and their families did a wonderful job of decorating and the caterer had wonderful food prepared for the reception.

The selection of wines and champagnes from the vineyard are fantastic. The Sweet Riesling was a wonderful wine to have with the main course (Chicken and/or Pork Tenderloin). The Champagne for the Toast was also exceptional.

The gazebo and the pavilion were decorated for the wedding which made it a wonderful, romantic date.

The vineyard will ship wines to certain states for a minimum of a certain number of bottles and for a small shipping fee if you happen to drive here or if you are flying home.

Visited October 2013
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Madison, OH
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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“Debonne Vinyards”
Reviewed 5 October 2013

This is our FAVORITE Winery! this place would put the Napa Valley Vineyards atmosphere to shame ... The Wine is GREAT, the Ambiance is even GREATER! The Decor is stunning and the friendliness of both the Staff and patrons can't be beat... The Winery is family owned and you will find them there most of the time! The grapes are gown there and the wine is made there! Not only is the wine Award Winning - the newly started Brewery is also making a name for itself . Worth a stop at this Fabulous Winery/Brewery.

Visited September 2013
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