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“This Winery Needs a Good Renovation”
Review of Heineman Winery

Heineman Winery
Ranked #5 of 35 things to do in Put in Bay
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Owner description: Put-in-Bay's Only Winery.
Reviewed 24 August 2014

This winery needs a really good renovation. While retro can be good sometimes, it looked just downright run down and not cared for in this case.

I am no wine snob. But the atmosphere was just not one that you think of when visiting a winery. It felt more like a place people want to go to to get drunk, and eat cheese on paper plates.
This place really needs to up their style. Maybe a visit to the Niagara wineries to see how to really do it right.

Thank mikescartor
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Our group of friends starts off at the winery on just about every visit to the island. It's affordable and the outdoor seating in the back of the winery is pleasant and is great for people-watching. The only complaint I always have is there is a gentleman who works the back patio counter is a bit older with a mustache. He has no personality, is regularly rude, doesn't like if you want to pay with two credit cards, and is generally a pain in the butt. For an island and locale that serves only tourists (99% of the visitors) and can only maximize profits for 7 months of the year, why not be pleasant to try to get more repeat visits to the counter to purchase more cheese/crackers and wine. His poor attitude makes me never want to walk up to the counter after my initial visit. He needs a training class on professionalism and customer service or he needs to be employed in a manner where he doesn't have to engage with the general public.

Thank sgpostle
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

This is a great place to taste wine and grape juice for the little ones. This place gets very busy but it is half the fun,

Thank stellerette
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

We took my son to the Heineman Winery and Crystal Cave Tour. The cave tour was nice--steps steep and the cave is very narrow in certain areas. Cave tour was a bit too brief, and watch out when exiting the main area to the stairs--I hit my head on the geode.
The tour of the winery was very informative and worthwhile. The admission comes with a token redeemable for a free sample cup of wine or grape juice in the wine bar. My son loved the Catawba grape juice, and for 4.00/bottle, we took home 4 bottles. The Concord grape juice was my personal favorite. I also sampled the Sweet Concord wine--pretty great. The winery is open Sundays at noon as well as all week long, and they provide delivery to the ferries going back to the mainland, for those who buy a case of wine.

Thank travelknitmama
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Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

We were here this past Sunday, and enjoyed sitting outside sipping wine. They have a variety types, red, white, sweet and dry....something for everyone. Price is decent and wine is decent.

Thank AkronTravelBug
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