By Heather Rader
Posted On: Nov 4, 2022
Nestled within the rolling hills of Southeast Ohio, Le Petit Chevalier Vineyards and Farm Winery is the proper refuge for Ohio wine lovers. Friends can sip and keep at this idyllic vineyard, come for the scrumptious wine and spectacular views, however keep in a single day for a singular vineyard expertise.
Situated in Creola, the family-owned and operated winery and vineyard sits on 20+ acres and produces property grown, bottled on-site wine. Whereas the vineyard opened comparatively current in 2020, the house owners Mark and Margit Chevalier have been tending the land, perfecting their fruit, and constructing the vineyard for greater than a decade.
Rising cold-hardy hybrids and traditional native wine grape varieties, the vineyard incorporates a assortment of fruit ahead wines starting from dry to candy. The Le Petit Chevalier wine tasting room options an inviting house to sip your wine, however I’d recommend having fun with your wine outdoors for the perfect views of the pond and surrounding vineyards.
Friends are welcome to discover the grounds – take a stroll by way of the vineyards, admire the historic barn, stroll across the pond and go to the flock of lovely Southdown sheep.
Alexander and sheep
Throughout your stroll, you simply may need just a few companions, as Alexander and Norton, the farm’s two pleasant Border Collies take delight in being the official tour guides of the vineyard.
When you’re trying to expertise a vineyard getaway, keep in a single day within the Vineyard Loft. The comfy loft condominium accommodates in a single day visitors and may be rented on Airbnb. The Vineyard Loft is positioned above the tasting room, making it a simple stroll downstairs to get pleasure from a wine tasting. With a personal entrance, two non-public balconies, a totally geared up kitchen, non-public toilet, spacious open floorplan with a comfortable seating space, and cozy king-sized mattress — the loft is a peaceable retreat welcoming visitors to calm down and unwind.
My husband and I really loved our in a single day getaway at Le Petit Chevalier! We began our stick with fast tour of the vineyard loft, then headed downstairs to the tasting room to buy a wine flight that we loved outdoors overlooking the historic barn and rolling vineyards. After ending our wine samples, we strolled by way of the vineyards with Alexander and Norton by our aspect and stumbled upon one of many house owners, Margit, who graciously stopped what she was doing to inform us in regards to the vineyard and the present renovations of the historic barn. Then we stopped within the tasting room to buy a bottle of Oaked Norton to get pleasure from upstairs within the loft.
Since we needed a quiet evening in, we introduced snacks and meals for dinner to cook dinner within the totally geared up kitchen. We sat outdoors on the non-public balcony, nibbled on snacks, and sipped on a glass of Oaked Norton whereas watching the solar set over the vineyards…it was a spectacular night!
After the solar set, we cooked dinner, watched a film, and shortly fell asleep because the star-filled sky and silence lured us to sleep. The subsequent morning, we awoke refreshed and sat on the balcony to get pleasure from scorching drinks and freshly baked bread from the proprietor’s farm kitchen. One final stroll by way of the vineyards with the canine and we set off again residence reinvigorated from our pretty keep.
With its location close to the inviting Hocking Hills region, this vineyard affords guests a singular expertise with scrumptious high quality Ohio wines, spectacular views and Midwestern hospitality. When you’re on the lookout for a slice of paradise in Southeast Ohio, Le Petit Chevalier Vineyards and Farm Vineyard is the place for you!