There are plenty of places to sip and savor local flavors near the White Oak Inn. Everything in the area is created with care from fantastic cheeses to jams, jellies, bread, and handcrafted wines. During your visit, experience all of these tastefully crafted treats at French Ridge Vineyards. Spend an indulgent afternoon exploring the grounds with a glass of velvety wine in hand, paired perfectly with delicious snacks. If you’re interested in more of our favorite activities in the area, view our free Vacation Guide. Our suggestions will help you complete your getaway at the White Oak Inn!
Enjoy All That French Ridge Vineyards Offers
Wine at Sunset with Scenic Views
The winery sits on twenty-three-acres of thriving land. Owners Scott and Kathy Buente invite guests to stroll through the thick rows of nearly ten thousand vines. These hold the plump grapes that will soon be harvested to create some of the best wine selections in Holmes County!
As the sun sets over the vineyard, take in the glorious views from the deck. It is the perfect place to relax while enjoying some of the seventeen unique varietals. You can also choose from a variety of homemade food pairings that will complement your chosen glass of wine.
What’s on the Menu?
The vineyard offers 17 different varietals made from 11 types of grapes. They harvest the delicious fruit themselves, and process them onsite! Browse through a selection of just a few of the vineyard’s premiere wines:
-Apple Wine is created with fresh, golden apples and an array of spices, making it ideal for chilled fall days in Ohio.
-Blueberry Wine is a sweet varietal made 100% from blueberries.
-Enjoy Lemon Ridge, a seasonal summer wine created with citrusy lemon juice.
For Pasta Meals
-Boomer is a delectable, full-bodied red created with dechaunec grapes.
-Taste Marechel Foch, a dry, dark red.
-Ridge Red is a semi-sweet red varietal created with concord grapes.
With Chicken and Seafood
-Bonita, a light, blush wine, is created with three types of grapes!
-For white wine lovers, Vidal Blanc is semi-sweet varietal.
More Nearby Wineries to Explore
After your trip to French Ridge Vineyards, take your time to visit the other wineries in the area, like Baltic Mill Winery. Here, you’ll find more signature varietals featuring light, fruity flavors. Or, take in the lakeside views at Indian Bear Winery while listening to live music or attending a local event. Wherever you go, you’ll be amazed by locally unique selections you can’t find anywhere else!
Reserve one of our cabins to return to after a late-afternoon exploring French Ridge Vineyards. Sit back and enjoy your newly purchased bottle of wine, and uncork and unwind as you cozy up next to the fireplace. Afterward, enjoy a restful night’s sleep in your silky, king-size bed. When you awake, join us for a hearty, complimentary breakfast. Or, take in the fresh, crisp countryside air as you sip on a cup of coffee on the deck of your cabin.
Of course, no stay at our inn is complete without dinner. Our menu changes with each season to take advantage of the finest, local ingredients! Although our inn is located in a dry township, we are happy to provide glasses and uncork your new favorite bottle of wine for no additional cost. When you are ready to plan your next wine and foodie escape, check our current specials and book your stay. We can’t wait to host you at the White Oak Inn!