Looking to explore new wineries and craft breweries? Plan a weekend in the Youngstown area and you might discover some new favorite varietals and craft beers. Five beautiful wineries with delicious wine and food options are waiting to be discovered. When the warmer months arrive, several offer scenic outdoor spaces with water views. Five craft breweries offer fun atmospheres with a number of rotating craft beers on tap.
Mastropietro Winery features a Tuscan-style tasting room featuring their 10 wines, 3 of which are estate-grown. Live music happens most weekends. Halliday’s Winery sits on the banks of Lake Milton. They even have docks nearby where you can dock your boat and easily walk to the winery to enjoy their wines, food and beautiful sunsets.
Drive through the vineyards as you approach The Vineyards at Pine Lake and head to the tasting room to enjoy award winning wine and delicious food prepared by their on-site chef. L’uva Bella Winery is a California-style winery featuring a wine tasting bar, private rooms, a lounge and lovely handcrafted stone patio. Their Bistro features a full menu and offers a wood-fired pizza oven imported from Italy.
New in downtown Youngstown in DOPE Cider House & Winery. Offering handcrafted hard cider, seltzer and wine. This facility is part of the Penguin City Brewing complex. Penguin City has completely renovated an old industrial steel warehouse into a 10,000 s.f. taproom and a 10,000 s.f. 20BBL brewhouse. They frequently host special events and have music and food trucks on hand.
Other craft breweries include Paladin Brewing with 20 high-quality brews on tap, and Noble Creature Wild Ales & Lagers located in a former church with 14 rotating beers on tap. Biker BrewHouse is the first and only craft brewery located inside a Harley Davidson dealership. They offer 16 beers on tap and have recently expanded to include great outdoor patio space. Lake Milton Brewery & Winery is a quaint, 3BBL nano brewery with 12 rotating beers on tap and a pickleball court outside. They’ve recently started making wine, and offer 5 reds and 4 whites.
No matter what your preference – wine or beer – the Youngstown area offers plenty of great options. Please visit www.youngstownlive.com for more information. Download our Wineries & Breweries brochure, as well as our Travel Guide.