South Shore Wine Company
Wines
Table Wines
Niagara -- sweet and fruity, white
South Shore Rose -- sweet and fruity, rosť
Concord -- sweety and fruity, red
Premium Wines
Unwooded Chardonnay -- dry, unoaked white
Viognier -- dry, white wine; very light oak
Bare Bones White -- a white blend with a touch of sweetness & a clean finish
Traminette -- semi-dry, white
Bare Bones Red -- an off-dry blend of premium reds
Lemberger -- dry, red
Pinot Noir -- dry, medium-bodied red
Noiret -- semi-dry; full bodied red

Specialty/Fruit Wines
Sparkling Pinot Noir -- to be released Fall 2010
Honey Mead -- sweet and unique
Cranberry -- sweet and distinctive
Blueberry -- sweet and distinctive
Blackberry -- sweet and distinctive
Sangria -- sweet; citrus-flavored
Forte of Chambourcin -- sweet and rich; intense flavors
About
South Shore Wine Company
1120 Freeport Road
North East, Pa 16428
Phone: (814) 725-3948
Website: ss.mazzawines.com
The South Shore Wine Company is located 1/4 mile South of Route 5 on Route 89 in North East, PA, or less than 6 miles North of Interstate 90 Exit 41. Be sure to also visit our sister winery, located less than 3 miles away along Lake Erie on Route 5, to taste their unique line of wines and for a tour of the wine making facility.

Tasting fees do not apply to individuals in motorcoach tour groups.

Parking at the South Shore Wine Co., Vintage Room and Vintage Cafe: Parking Lot
 
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A 'must-see' historical stone wine cellar and a new generation of handcrafted wines.

The South Shore Wine Company was originally established by grape growing pioneers William Griffith and Smith S. Hammond over 150 years ago. The breathtaking stone wine cavern and cellar, now home to the newly re-established sister winery of Mazza Vineyards, stands testimony to the beginnings of the now flourishing grape and wine industry in Erie County. Located beneath the former South Shore Inn, a popular restaurant and hotel for nearly a century, the underground stone cavern had seen few visitors since Prohibition closed the original winemaking operation in the 1920s.

At the wine cellar, you will be able to taste a new and unique selection of wines while taking in the grandeur and silent history hidden within the original stone walls, whose architecture was inspired by the wine cellars of France. You can almost hear the echoes of past winemakers as they prepared their samples for the 1867 Paris World's Fair. Also in 1867, the South Shore Wine Company hosted a lunch for more than 300 grape growers and guests in the big hall above the wine cellar. This same space, newly restored with care taken to recall past days of glory, is now available as the South Shore Vintage Room for your next special occasion. Open seasonally on site is the Vintage Cafe at South Shore, a peaceful patio setting offering paninis, salads and homemade soups and desserts.

The combination of this beautiful and historical setting, paired with over 35 years of winemaking experience, beckons you to see and taste for yourself what one of the newest and most unique wineries in the Lake Erie wine region has to offer.
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Hours
May - October
Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday: noon - 4:30 pm
Extended hours in July & August
Monday - Saturday 10 am - 7 pm
November - April
Monday - Friday: noon - 5:30 pm
Saturday: 10 - 5:30 pm
Sunday: noon - 4:30 pm