Wineries are a perfect location for engagement photos as they typically provide picture-perfect indoor and outdoor spaces.
Ohio has 280 wineries and is the sixth-largest wine producer in the United States, according to a 2018 article by Wine Enthusiast. With so many options, it’s easy to find a winery nearby to meet your engagement photo needs. However, we’ve jumpstarted your search with five of our favorites.
Note: Please check with your desired location prior to any professional photo-taking.
5585 State Route 307, Geneva
The Ferrante Family has produced nationally and internationally acclaimed wines since 1937, when it opened its first winery in Cleveland’s Collinwood area. Today, the family’s state-of-the-art winery in Geneva brings an organic Italian experience to Northeast Ohio. Snap some shots on the outside terrace, which provides a beautiful view of the vineyards. Then stay for dinner – the food is exceptional.
33050 Webber Road, Avon Lake
Now in its third generation of operation, Klingshirn Winery on Cleveland’s west side has been family-owned and operated since 1935. It produces 18 types of wine on 55 acres of farmland so you’ll be sure to find a spot or two for the perfect pictures!
1700 55th St. NE, Canton
Gervasi Vineyard’s 55-acre estate includes a winery, three restaurants, lodging, boutique gift shop and distillery. If that isn’t enough, the 5-acre vineyard is home to three grape varieties and provides an amazing backdrop for engagement photos. The property also features a lake, pavilion and variety of Tuscan-themed buildings.
16965 Park Circle Drive, Chagrin Falls
Sapphire Creek Winery & Gardens features a modern 11,000-square-foot building within 10 acres of woods and streams. The aesthetic of the property is based on Napa Valley wineries with a seamless flow between indoor and outdoor spaces so your photos can reflect the best of both worlds.
2008 State Road, Vermilion
A family-owned winery that got its name from the song “It’s Only a Paper Moon,” this winery is the newest on the list as it was established in 2009. With a tasting room, courtyard and pond, in addition to the vineyards, you’ll find plenty of photo opportunities at this spot.