Sip Back and Relax at the 10 Best Wineries near Danville, OH

Ohio Wine Country is growing in popularity as one of the best wine destinations in the country. You don’t want to miss out on the best wineries near Danville, OH, when you plan to visit Knox County! Enjoy delicious, hand-crafted wines ranging from dry whites and flavorful fruits to warm reds and refreshing roses.  

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10 of the Best Wineries Near Danville, OH 

1. Baltic Mill Winery  

About 

Indulge in handcrafted wines at Baltic Mill Winery. This locally-owned establishment is run by wine lovers Dan and Judy Garver, who aim to provide a well-rounded tasting experience, overall friendliness, and attention to detail. Step back into time as you experience new wines in this historic building that was once a flour mill. Enjoy the integrity of history with stately timber beams and refurbished milling machinery that sits as a focal point of the winery. 

Must-Try Wines 

Blackberry, Rowville Red, and Little Daisy 

For an authentic taste of Amish Country, try the signature Sweet Blackberry Wine with a smooth, tart, and undeniable blackberry flavor that makes it the most popular. For a refreshing taste of an Ohio summer, sample the Just Peachy Chardonnay with a light, delicate flavor.  

Order a homemade hors d’oeuvres to pair with these decadent wines, like the meat and cheese platter or hummus and vegetable spread garnished with sweet red pepper relish. Or bring your picnic! Stop by the Inn’s kitchen to pick up your dinner basket before heading to the winery! 

Distance from The White Oak Inn 

50 minutes 

Contact Information 

(330) 365 – 0524  

11 E Main St | Baltic, OH 43804 

Hours 

Monday – Saturday, 12 pm – 7 pm 

2. Indian Bear Winery 

About 

Whether you are a casual wine drinker or a seasoned critic, there are many reasons to visit Indian Bear Winery. Indian Bear promises beautiful vineyard and lake views to wind down and enjoy the perfect glass of wine no matter where you sit.  

Every weekend, you’ll find live music and entertainment. Check Indian Bear’s calendar of events to find out who is playing next. You may discover your new favorite artist! Pair your favorite wine with some of Ohio’s best cuisine. Every weekend, you can find local food trucks and casual eats at the winery! 

Must-Try Wines 

Blackberry Crush, Peach Apricot Crush, & American Chardonnay 

When you visit Indian Bear Winery, you can taste a variety of wine styles, from sweet Chardonnay to full-bodied Merlot. Classic red and white selections are all produced on-site, meaning you will have the best glass of wine every time. Group tastings and private tastings are both available.  

Distance from The White Oak Inn 

20 minutes  

Contact Information 

(740) 507-3322 

3483 McCament Rd | Walhonding, OH 43843 

Hours 

Wednesday & Thursday, 4 – 9 pm 

Friday, 3 – 10 pm 

Saturday, 12 – 10 pm 

3. Heritage Vineyard Winery 

About 

Be welcomed by the family’s friendly dog, Abby, as you enter the Heritage Vineyard Winery. All wines are handcrafted on-site from the winery’s grapes as an estate winery. This hands-on approach allows careful monitoring from vine to wine, assuring the best possible results. 

Must-Try Wines 

Vineyard Peach, Cranberry Crush, & Raspberry Crush 

Heritage Vineyard Winery prides itself in making a good selection of affordable and easy-to-drink varieties. White wines range from dry, like the crisp tasting Vidal Blanc, to sweet, like Harvest Moon, made from Niagara grapes and reminiscent of ripe, fresh-plucked fruit. Red wines include Lighthouse Red, semi-dry wine. The winery also makes its Original Sangria, a popular summertime drink with its Harvest Moon wine. Fruit-based wines are a specialty and include Apple, tart Cranberry Crush, sweet Raspberry Crush, and the best-selling Vineyard Peach. 

Stop by the winery’s tasting room on Friday or Saturday to sample wines on the expansive front and back patios and enjoy the beautiful vineyard views. There are special events that you can enjoy all year long, like delicious chef-prepared theme dinners! And don’t forget; if you purchase a bottle of Heritage Vineyard wine, you can enjoy it back here at the Inn with dinner or when you relax by the fire. 

Distance from The White Oak Inn 

30 minutes  

Contact Information 

(740) 824-4314 

27561 Township Road 45 | Warsaw, OH 

Hours 

Tuesday – Saturday, 11 am – 7 pm
Friday – Saturday, 12 pm – 6 pm 

4. Raven’s Glenn Winery & Restaurant  

About 

With a heritage that goes back to Italy, Raven’s Glenn Winery & Restaurant owners know how to make great wine. Enjoy sipping wines with lunch or dinner on the banks of the Tuscarawas River, overlooking the golf course. If you start your day visiting Historic Roscoe Village, enjoy lunch and a wine tasting at Ravens Glenn, and a day trip to Baltic and Pearl Valley, you have the makings of a delightful day’s expedition from the Inn. 

Be sure to check with us for a copy of our White Oak Inn Wine Tasting Tour, including Raven’s Glenn Winery and several other wineries in our area. We’ll also be happy to arrange private wine tastings or wine pairing dinners here at the Inn for groups of four or more. Cheers! 

Must-Try Wines 

White October, Mad Raven, and Passionate Peach

Prices are reasonable, and they offer wines to suit all tastes. Enjoy sweet and fruity wines, including peach, raspberry, and blackberry. Or indulge in semi-sweets like Reisling, Vidal Blanc, and White Zinfandel. And they have dry red and white wines like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Red Zinfandel, and Pinot Grigio. 

Distance from The White Oak Inn 

40 minutes  

Contact Information 

(740) 545-1000 

56183 County Road 143 | West Lafayette, OH 

Hours 

Sunday – Wednesday, 11 am – 4 pm 

Thursday – Saturday, 11 am – 8 pm 

5. French Ridge Vineyards  

About  

Spend an indulgent afternoon exploring the grounds of French Ridge Vineyards with a glass of velvety wine in hand, paired perfectly with delicious snacks. The winery sits on twenty-three acres, and owners Scott and Kathy Buente invite guests to stroll through any part of the vineyard, nearly ten thousand rows of vines!  

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 varieties. You can also choose from a variety of homemade food pairings to complement your preferred glass of wine. 

Must-Try Wines: 

Apple, Blushing, & Frosty 

The vineyard offers 17 different varieties made from 11 types of grapes. They harvest the delicious fruit themselves and process them on site! Browse through a selection of just a few of the vineyard’s premier wines: 

Fantastic Fruits 
  • Apple Wine is created with fresh, golden apples and various spices, making it ideal for chilled fall days in Ohio. 
  • Blueberry Wine is a sweet varietal made 100% from blueberries. 
  • Lemon Ridge is a seasonal summer wine created with citrusy lemon juice. 
For Pasta Meals 
  • Boomer is a delectable, full-bodied red created with dechaunec grapes. 
  • Marechel Foch is 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 a semi-sweet varietal. 

Distance from The White Oak Inn 

25 minutes  

Contact Information 

(330) 377-4962 

2586 Township Rd 34 | Killbuck, OH 44637 

Hours 

Tuesday – Thursday, 12 pm – 7 pm 

Friday & Saturday, 12 pm– 9 pm 

6. Sunny Slope Winery 

About 

Sunny Slope Winery has been around since 1927. The new owners’ Tom and Tara Bright, established the winery in 2016. Here, they handcraft wine in small batches. Tom takes pride in blending flavors and variety that will excite your tastebuds! 

Must-Try Wines 

Slap, Big Prairie White, & Elderberry 

These wines are the foundation of Sunny Slope Winery, as they were the original creation by Tom. Since they’re so unique, they’re available year-round. 

Distance from The White Oak Inn 

30 minutes 

Contact Information 

(330) 378-4722 

12251 OH-39, Big Prairie, OH 44611 

Hours 

Monday – Thursday, 11 am – 7 pm 

Friday & Saturday, 11 am – 9 pm 

7. Taigan Hills Winery 

About 

Taigan Hills Winery is a family-owned winery that upholds excellence in winemaking techniques, unsurpassed customer loyalty, and genuine pride in their community.  

Must-Try Wines 

In the Money, Homestretch, and Fancy Poodle 

Taigan Hills Winery focuses on red, white, and rose blends.  

Distance from The White Oak Inn 

12 minutes 

Contact Information 

Danville, OH 43014 

Hours 

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday by appointment only 

8. Ugly Bunny Winery 

About 

Enjoy the beautiful tasting room and patio overlooking the gorgeous vineyard at the Ugly Bunny Winery. 

Must-Try Wines 

1814, Sticky Buns Hard Cider, & Cottontail   

Indulge in a wide variety of wines, cider, and food! 

Distance from The White Oak Inn 

30 minutes 

Contact Information 

(419) 994-0587 

 16104 OH-39 | Loudonville, OH 44842 

Hours 

Wednesday, 1 pm – 6 pm 

Thursday – Saturday, 11 am – 10 pm 

9. Guggisberg Doughty Glen Winery 

About 

Enjoy the relaxing, quaint atmosphere of the Guggisberg Doughty Glen Winery. This winery opened in 2013 after over four years of anticipation for owners Eric and Julia Guggisberg. You can enjoy this unique setting with horseback riding on site. It’s the perfect setting for a romantic date, a group getaway, outdoor wedding, retreat, reunion, or just relaxing. 

Must-Try Wines 

Misty Meiner, Raspberry, & Pink Catawba 

Taste the selection of Award-winning wines and grab a bottle to enjoy while taking in your surroundings. 

Distance from The White Oak Inn 

45 minutes 

Contact Information 

(330) 893-3600 

5025 OH-557 | Millersburg, OH 44654 

Hours 

Monday – Saturday, 12 pm – 9 pm 

10. Three Oaks Vineyard 

About 

Feel welcome as soon as you arrive at Three Oaks Vineyard. Enjoy yourself with family and friends inside or on one of the lovely patios. You can look forward to great music and food. Check out their schedule for events and learn what food trucks will be there! 

Must-Try Wines 

LaCrescent, Semi-Dry Niagara, and Regent (Steel) 

Wines are offered in the 750 ml bottle, 50 ml mini bottles, and by the glass.    

Distance from The White Oak Inn 

35 minutes 

Contact Information 

(740) 535-6257 

1591 Crosley Rd, Granville, OH 43023 

Hours 

Wednesday 5 – 9 pm 

Friday & Saturday 2 – 8 pm 

Make Yourself Feel Right at Home at The White Oak Inn   

After visiting some of the best wineries near Danville, OH, return to your home base at The White Oak Inn. You can choose between our B&B rooms or a private cabin for your accommodations during your visit. Enjoy a homemade country breakfast every single morning when you wake up. Then, fill your days with outdoor adventures, touring wineries, and shopping for unique antiques and gifts.   

We can’t wait to host you during your visit to Knox County, Ohio!   

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