April 1, 2023

Bayfront Convention Center

Erie’s premier wine tasting festival

Find a new, favorite winery; grab special, unique gifts; or just hang out and sample the best wine the region has to offer.

You must be 21 or older to be admitted to Wine on the Lake.

Partial proceeds benefit

Interested in participating as a winery or vendor?

14 Wild Facts About Wine

Wine has a long, rich history. Records of the fermented beverage date as far back as 2500 BC in ancient Egypt. However, it wasn’t until 1769, when Spanish Franciscan Missionaries planted California’s first grape vineyard, that America would begin its love affair with...

Ice, Sweet, and Dry Wine: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to picking out a wine that fits your taste, few moments are as disappointing as when you take a sip and find out it’s sweet instead of dry, or vice versa. While it’s pretty easy to pick a bottle of red or white off the shelf, it’s harder to determine the...

Basic Wine and Cheese Pairings You Need to Know

It’s no secret: Americans love wine and cheese. Every bar, pub, winery, and restaurant seems to be adding charcuterie boards to their menus. The problem is, heading out every night to satiate your wine and cheese cravings can get expensive. With a few tips and tricks...

Pour Your Wine in the Proper Glass

If you want to take your wine drinking to the next level, knowing the right vessel for your vino is critical.

The Surprising Potential Health Benefits of a Glass of Wine

When you keep it to a glass or two, research shows that wine (specifically red wine) has a wide array of potential health benefits ranging from improved memory to improved heart health.

What’s the Difference Between Red and White Wine (Besides the Color)?

Aside from the obvious, there are some significant differences between red and white wine.

The Seven Best Types of Wines You Should Try This Thanksgiving

From aperitif to digestif, let’s look at what you need to eat, drink, and be merry with confidence.


Bayfront Convention Center
1 Sassafras Pier | Erie, PA 16507

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