Emerging Leaders Winery Tour

Join the Fun! Tours, Tastes, and Thrills Social October 3, 2023

United Way of Lake County's Emerging Leaders, in collaboration with the Eastern Lake County Chamber of Commerce, have an unforgettable tour of exclusive wineries planned for the evening of October 3rd that you do not want to miss!

Get ready to indulge your senses as we embark on a journey through the picturesque vineyards of Eastern Lake County. This unique event combines the sophistication of wine tasting with the excitement of networking and discovery. The evening will include stops to Debonne Vineyards, Standing Rock Farms, and Regal Vineyards' The Haunted Winery & Corn Maze. But spots are limited so hurry and register now!

Date: Tuesday, October  3

Starting Location & Time:
The Starting Location where we will depart from is the Holiday Inn at 181 Water Tower Drive in Madison
2 pm: Doors open for networking, sampling, and snacking
3:30 pm: Depart for Winery Tour (Transportation Provided) 

Ending Location & Time:
We will end our evening at 9 pm at the Hampton Inn right next to where we started, located at 171 Water Tower Drive in Madison where pizza and a preview of their new bar will be served!

Winetinerary: Scroll down for the complete winetinerary

Registrants must be 21 years of age or older on date of registration.

Advance registration required by Friday, September 29  

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Questions: Contact Mia Severino at mia@fortresslawohio.com or call 440-637-5543


  1. We’ll start at the Holiday Inn located at 181 Water Tower Drive in Madison. Doors open at 2 p.m. Come early to network, sample, and snack until we depart at 3:30 pm to Debonne Vineyards. We will provide the transportation.
  2. At Debonne Vineyards we will tour, taste and graze while learning about the harvest, pressing, and more during this “vine to wine” experience. 
  3. Next up, we'll head to Standing Rock Farms to explore this top-tier destination that promises a distinctive and unforgettable experience.
  4. Just as dusk sets in, we'll head off to Regal Vineyards' The Haunted Winery & Corn Maze to sample fright wines in the presence of spooky witches  (bring your brooms if you see fit)!  
  5. Finally, we'll wrap up our evening as we head back to the Hampton Inn right next door to where we departed at 171 Water Tower Drive in Madison where we will enjoy pizza and a preview of their new bar!

While Transportation will be provided from our starting point at the Holiday Inn (see #1 above), below are the addresses of each winery along our tour. 

  • Debonne Vineyards, 7840 Doty Rd, Madison
  • Standing Rock Farms, 7394 Ross Rd, Madison
  • Regal Vineyards' The Haunted Winery & Corn Maze, 2678 County Line Rd. S, Geneva