Wines, Brews & Chews

Cloud 9 Wine Bar – Casual chic in Downtown Erie

“Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.” ― Joan Collins
Satisfy all your wine desires at Lake Erie Wine Country. Pennsylvania’s moderate climate and rolling terrain provides some of the best grape growing conditions on the East Coast. Take the scenic route outside Erie and head east on Route 5; the Great Lakes Seaway Trail (An America’s Byway) to experience the 25 distinct wineries of that span PA and NY along the southern shores of Lake Erie.  With approximately 14,000 acres of grapes, Pennsylvania ranks 4th nationally in the amount of grapes grown and 8th in wine production. The warm waters of Lake Erie are ideal for grape growing and the proof is in the award-winning wines ranging from Vidal Blanc, Riesling, Country Reds and Whites to Dutch Apple, Blueberry and Ice Wines. Stops at Arrowhead Wine Cellars, Arundel Cellars, Courtyard Winery, Lakeview Wine Cellars, Mazza Vineyards, Penn Shore Vineyards, Presque Isle Wine Cellars, and South Shore Wine Company are highly recommended.  Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing in neighboring Westfield, NY offers premium wines in addition to their high-quality small-batch craft distilled beverages.  Finish up at the Grape Discovery Center to learn about the oldest and largest Concord grape-growing region in the world. The grape harvest season culminates in late September with the annual Wine Fest. Tours and tastings are offered year-round.


Sample a Belfast Black Ale at Lavery Brewing

Pennsylvania’s only Great Lakes City is known for its port as well as its porters!  The Erie region is home to several breweries:  Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing, Arundel Cellars & Brewing, The Blue Canoe BreweryErie Ale Works, Erie Brewing Company, Lavery Brewing CompanyMillcreek Brewing Company, The Brewerie at Union Station, Voodoo Brewing Company, Timbercreek Tap & Table and Sprague Farm & Brew Works.  Each brewery refines their beer from simple ingredients, mixing in a passion for their craft with a personable twist that gives uniqueness to an ever-expanding assortment of flavors, styles and funky names.  Grab a growler or a pint today!

Learn the process, meet the brewers and sample award-winning beers along the Lake Erie Ale Trail. The history of breweries in our greater Erie region is deep and rich. The first local brewery opened its doors over 200 years ago—-36 years before the city of Erie was even incorporated. Over 90 breweries would open from that time up until 1920 when Prohibition came into effect. Only 2 local breweries survived the 13 years of prohibition and in 1933 the now famous Koehler’s Beer came to Erie once again through The Erie Brewing Company. Request your FREE copy of the Lake Erie Ale Trail brochure (814-454-1000 or  Tours and tastings are available at most facilities year-round.  Download the Lake Erie Ale Trail 2016 Brochure here
























NO visit to Erie is complete without checking out some of our fantastic restaurants! The Erie area restaurant scene has plenty of traditional and non-traditional dining options; a treasure trove of tastes. Sit down for an elegant dinner, reserve a spot along Erie’s waterfront or grab something on the go.  From fine dining, casual dining, family-friendly and fast foods to ethnic restaurants and a variety of unique dining experiences.  Must eats: Hooch & Blotto’s, The Bayfront Grille, Cloud 9 Wine Bar, The Cork 1794, Latino’s, The Lawrence Park Dinor, Mad Mex, Rum Runners Cove, Victor’s, Sara’s, Smugglers Wharf, U Pick 6 Tap House, Harbor House or Public House.

Attention foodies! Learn the history and culture of Erie’s beautiful downtown area while enjoying delicious food from locally-owned restaurants, bakeries, and specialty shops on the new Erie Food Tours!  Stroll through the heart of Erie’s business district, pass by legendary entertainment venues, and visit establishments that have made a lasting impact on our city.  Whether you’re an Erie native or you’re just visiting our city by the bay, this is the perfect lunchtime activity for anyone who enjoys eating good food and learning a little bit along the way. June-August


Applebee's Neighborhood Grill 

2911 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16505

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill 

4002 Buffalo Rd.
Erie, PA 16510

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill 

7790 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

Arrowhead Wine Cellars 

12073 East Main Road
North East, PA 16428

Arundel Cellars & Brewing Company 

11727 East Main Road
North East, PA 16428

Backstretch Buffet at Presque Isle Downs 

8199 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509

Bayfront Grille at the Sheraton Hotel 

55 West Bay Drive
Erie, PA 16507

Brew Brothers at Presque Isle Downs & Casino 

8199 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509

Burger King - several locations throughout Erie 

1250 Tower Lane, Corporate Headquarters
Erie, PA 16505

Cloud 9 Wine Bar and Restaurant 

25 West 10th Street
Erie, PA 16501

Courtyard Winery

10021 West Main Road
North East, PA 16428

Dunkin' Donuts 

7165 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

Dunkin' Donuts 

Millcreek Mall Food Court
Erie, PA 16565

Dunkin' Donuts 

2545 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16505

Edinboro Lake Resort & Sunset Grill 

12670 Edinboro Road
Edinboro, PA 16412

Erie Ale Works 

416 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501

Erie Brewing Company

1213 Veshecco Drive
Erie, PA 16501

Erie Food Tours 

Meets in front of Like My Thai 827 State Street
Erie, PA 16501

Famous Dave's Legendary Bit Bar-B-Que 

7165 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing 

8398 West Route 20
Westfield, NY 14787

Fox & Hound Sports Tavern 

250 Millcreek Plaza
Erie, PA 16565

Gigi's Route 6 Heritage Center & Diner

344 East Columbus Avenue
Corry, PA 16407

Harbor View Grill 

3730 Harbor Ridge Trail
Erie, PA 16510

Hooch & Blotto's 

8071 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509


8040 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

La Bonne Vie SteakHouse at Presque Isle Downs 

8199 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509

Lake Erie Ale Trail

Over 9 breweries!
Erie, PA

Lake Erie Wine Country

Over 23 wineries across PA/NY!

Lakeview Wine Cellars 

8440 Singer Road
North East, PA 16428

Latino's Restaurant & Bar 

1315 Parade Street
Erie, PA 16503

Lavery Brewing Company 

128 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501

Lighthouse Inn & Restaurant  

3704 East Lake Road
Erie, PA 16511

Mad Mex 

654 Millcreek Mall
Erie, PA 16565

Mazza Vineyards

11815 East Lake Road
North East, PA 16428
800-796-WINE (9463)

Millcreek Brewing Company 

4102 West Lake Road
Erie, PA 16505

Molly Brannigans Irish Pub and Restaurant

506 State Street
Erie, PA 16401

Peek N' Peak Ski Resort & Spa

1405 Olde Road
Clymer, NY 14724

Penn Shore Vineyards 

10225 East Lake Road
North East, PA 16428

Presque Isle Wine Cellars 

9440 West Main Road
North East, PA 16428

Qdoba Mexican Grill 

7165 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

Quaker Steak & Lube 

7851 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

Rum Runners

133 East Dobbins Landing
Erie, PA 16507

Rum Runners Cove

2 State Street
Erie, PA 16507

Safari Grille at the Hilton Garden Inn 

2225 Downs Drive
Erie, PA 16509

Sara's Restaurant 

25 Peninsula Drive
Erie, PA 16505

Shoreline Bar & Grille at the Courtyard Erie Bayfront 

2 Sassafras Street Pier
Erie, PA 16507

Smuggler's Wharf

3 State Street
Erie, PA 16507

South Shore Wine Company 

1120 Freeport Road
North East, PA 16428

Sprague Farm & Brew Works 

22043 US Hwy 6 & 19
Venango, PA 16440

Sunset Café at TREC 

301 Peninsula Drive
Erie, PA 16505

The Blue Canoe Brewery

113 South Franklin Street
Titusville, PA 16354

The Brewerie at Union Station 

123 West 14th Street
Erie, PA 16501

The Cork 1794

17 West Main Street
North East, PA 16503

The French Quarter

8657 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509

The Isle House at Presque Isle Wine Cellars

9440 West Main Road
North East, PA 16428
814-725-1314 x 215

The Lawrence Park Dinor, LLC

4019 Main Street
Erie, PA 16511

The Plymouth Tavern 

1109 State Street
Erie, PA 16501

Timbercreek Tap and Table 

11191 Highline Drive
Meadville, PA 16335

U Pick 6 Beer Store 

7520 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509

U Pick 6 Harbor House 

4454 Buffalo Road
Erie, PA 16510

U Pick 6 Public House 

4575 West Ridge Road
Erie, PA 16506

U Pick 6 Tap House 

333 State Street
Erie, PA 16507

Voodoo Brewery 

215 1/2 Arch Street
Meadville, PA 16335

Voodoo Brewery - Erie 

101 Boston Store Place
Erie, PA 16501

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