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South Shore Wine Company

Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Stone cellar with quite the history

When you descend the stairs and enter the cellar, you feel like you have stepped into a time warp... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
jim b
The Alleghenies, Pennsylvania
South Shore Wine Company is Spectacular

A few things patrons to the South Shore Wine Company might want to know. The winery downstairs is... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Valerie C
Pennsylvania, United States
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The South Shore Wine Company, re-established by the Mazza family (of Mazza Wines) in 2007, sits in a historical Civil War Era stone wine cavern that was originally home to the first commercial winery in Erie County. Sister winery to Mazza Vineyards...more
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1120 Freeport Rd, North East, PA 16428-3030
+1 814-725-1585
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

When you descend the stairs and enter the cellar, you feel like you have stepped into a time warp. With a bit of active imagination, you realize that there is a history here that begs to be told. Wine aside, being in a spot that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jim b
Reviewed August 28, 2018

A few things patrons to the South Shore Wine Company might want to know. The winery downstairs is so capably welcoming by the presence of Julie who knows all there is to know about tasting as well as suggestions for pairings with particular foods. Patrons...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Valerie C
Vanessa M, Public Relations Manager at South Shore Wine Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Hi Valerie! Thank you so much for your review. We're so happy that you enjoyed your visit! I just wanted to clarify that we unfortunately can not sell wine by the glass, but we do offer bottles of wine that patrons may purchase and bring...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018

You have to visit South Shore Winery when you are in the Erie area. The place is fantastic! You walk down the steps to this beautiful "cavern" setting with the amazing brick walls and just can't believe you are in a winery. And the tasting...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were exploring wineries on the North East wine trail and decided to give South Shore a try. Upon entry, we were greeted and asked if we would like to know the history. Tricia then explained the brief history of the place...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

South Shore winery is nice. They have good wine and very friendly. Their is just so many winery's in the North East ,Pa area that they become similiar . Overall 4 stars.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank joycep883
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

On our second trip into North East, this time with our best friends and dear neighbors, we had to show them one of our favorite wineries of the area, South Shore Winery. Currently owned by the Mazda family, when you enter the lower room, you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dcpacker
Reviewed November 17, 2017

This is a beautiful winery in a historic building. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff. Our tasting was excellent. Easy shipping - we will definitely be ordering from them again!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank vveltman
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

From the outside, I would have never imagined the interesting and beautiful interior. That is not a bad review of the outside but just a comment as to how unexpected the stone wine cavern was. As you descend the stairs, suddenly you are standing in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank lorilochbaum
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We have been back several times, what a beautiful facility with a gigantic wine cellar! It is the coolest winery we have ever been to!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Boyd T
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

This winery is not only beautiful, but the wine is really good as well! Would definitely recommend adding to your tour list!!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AmyNovak1012
Vanessa M, Guest Relations Manager at South Shore Wine Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thanks for the review! Cheers.

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