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Ferrante Winery & Ristorante, Geneva

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Winery / Vineyard · Food & Drink
Ferrante Winery is a family-owned and operated winery since 1937. The original winery was established in Cleveland's Collinwood area by Nicholas and Anna Ferrante. In the 1970's, their sons Petter and Anthony built modern winemaking facilities in the family's Harpersfield Township vineyards. And, in the 1980's their families developed a thriving restaurant to showcase wine and food.

Nicholas Ferrante, third-generation Winemaker, boasts his Signature Series wine produced from premium estate grown grapes such as Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Grigio, Gew├╝rztraminer, in addition to our very special Ice Wines made from Vidal Blanc and Cabernet Franc grapes.

Our Wines:

White Wines

Chardonnay Reserve- GRV

Barrel fermented in French oak and aged Sur Lie. Tropical aromas and flavors of pineapple, coconut and citrus are complimented with a rich textured finish.

Chardonnay- GRV- Signature Series

Tank fermented and partial barrel aging, aromas of pear and melon with buttery vanilla finish.

Pinot Grigio-GRV- Signature Series

Tropical aromas and flavors of pear, melon and citrus with a creamy finish.

Gewurztraminer- GRV- Signature Series

Spicy citrus aroma and flavor, floral notes, off dry!

Golden Bunches Dry Riesling

Aromas and flavors of pineapple, peach, and green apple. Off-dry, long finish with crisp acidity.

Vino della Casa White

Off-dry blend of Vidal, Cayuga, Chardonnay, and Riesling. Light and refreshing!

Riesling-American- Concordance Gold at 2011 Ohio Wine Competition

Aromas and flavors of peach, apricot and citrus fruits. Off-dry finish.

Riesling-GRV-Signature Series

Aromas and flavors of apple, peach, and lime, lending to a honeyed finish!

Vidal Blanc- GRV

Aromas of apricot and citrus fruits. Apricot flavors, crisp acidity.

Bianco

Medium sweet, fresh grapey aroma and made from Niagara grapes.

White Catawba

Sweet, grapey aromas, spicy varietal flavors, full-bodied.

Blush Wines

Rosato

A medium Rose with vibrant berry aromas and flavors.

Jester's Blush

Medium sweeet, marriage of fruitiness, crispness and sweetness.

Pink Catawba

Sweet, spicy wine from Ohio's first grown and most popular grape.

Red Wines

Cabernet Franc Rose

Dry varietal rose, fruit crushed and held for skin contact before pressing. Berry aromas and flavors.

Cabernet Franc-GRV- Signature Series

Aromas and flavors of berry, dried fruits and spice. Fruit forward style with aging in American and French barrels.

Pinot Noir

Soft fruity light red with berry aromas and flavors.

Merlot

Rich berry and intense jammy aromas and flavors. Big style Merlot complimented by soft tannins.

Vino della Casa Red

Off-dry blend of red varieties with dark berried fruit aromatics and flavors, followed by a soft finish.

Rosso

Sweet version of "Dago Red" with a fresh juicy aroma and grapey flavor.

Specialty Wines

Raspberry Blanc

Grape wine with red raspberry concentrate. Berry aromas and flavors, finished sweet with crisp acidity.

Cranberry Blanc

The perfect Fall wine!!! Grape wine with tart cranberry concentrate. Berry aromas and flavors, finished sweet with a crisp acidity.

Vidal Blanc Ice Wine

Select estate grown grapes frozen on the wine. Aromas of rich apricot and orange blossoms with flavors of honey and ripe melon.
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Ferrante Winery & Ristorante reviews

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  • My family and I visited this winery during July 2020 and absolutely loved the wine selection and restaurant. I was craving some good wine so I ordered 13 bottles from their website yesterday, and was....  more »
  • Of the seven wineries that we visited in the area, Ferrante was near the top in terms of interesting quality wines. We especially enjoyed their Harvest Spice, Gewurztraminer and Rosato. They also...  more »
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  • This place emphasizes quantity and entertainment value over quality. The wines all tasted insipid and watered down. Due to high volume they pour them into plastic thimbles in advance and place them in a refrigerator... which does NOT help their reds! They have a large outdoor patio with regular entertainment, which seems to be a major draw. We saw several tour groups stopping by as well. There is also an Italian restaurant on the premises. The menu looked good so we ordered some appetizers. Although the cooks were much better than the winemakers, the dishes were still uneven in quality.
  • Have been here several times for both lunch and dinner, never a complaint. Food is always very good and they have a nice selection of wines, including being one of the few wineries around that still offers ice wine. A few years back they always offered bread with a nice olive oil-style dipping sauce before your meal but that hasn't happened the past couple of times we've gone. I miss that part of it but the service and atmosphere have always been exceptional.

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