WEDNESDAY TO SATURDAY - 10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
SUNDAY - NOON TO 5:00 PM
Closed Monday and Tuesday
[WE WILL BE CLOSED THANKSGIVING
DAY - REOPEN ON FOLLOWING FRIDAY]
Taste. Explore. Learn. Shop.
Visit us and view our exhibits and displays that tell the story
of over 150 years of grape-growing in the Lake Erie Concord Grape region - home to the oldest and largest Concord grape-growing
region in the world, and the largest grape-growing region east of the Rockies. Our region is bursting with natural beauty,
full of communities ripe with history, and places to have a barrel of fun. From wineries and museums, festivals and fishing,
to shopping and dining, you’ll find plenty to discover and enjoy in America’s Grape Country.
Taste 100% pure Concord grape juice, wines from Lake Erie Wine
Country, and grape products
Explore exhibits on the grape
and wine industries
Learn as we share our stories, engage,
educate, and inform the public about our grape and wine heritage
for “grapey” gifts in the museum store
Free Admission. Free
September 13 & 14
GRAND OPENING WEEKEND
Friday, September 13 at 1:30 PM
Ribbon cutting ceremony - President Helen
Baran and Senator Cathy Young, Board of Directors and others assisting.
invited to participate and join in the celebrations!
Friday afternoon and
all day Saturday - tastings of local grape and other food products. Lake Erie Wine Country wines by the glass.
View the exhibits, enjoy the patio and shop in the Gift Shop. Learn about grape production and this grape region that
produces 60% of all the grapes in New York and Pennsylvania!
Saturday, June 1
Speaker - Andy Dufresne, Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association – “An Introduction to the Lake Erie Concord
Grape Belt Heritage Area”. The Lake Erie Concord Grape Belt is one of twenty New York
State Heritage Areas under the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historical Preservation. Presentation
is part of the New York State Pathway Through History Heritage Celebrations. Approximately 20
2:00 PM Speaker - Julie Pfadt, Executive Director of Lake Erie Wine Country.
Julie will discuss the wineries of the Lake Erie Grape Belt Region and their role in tourism and economic development.
Approximately 20 minutes.
There also will be grape products tastings by Chef Tim Murphy
of Brick Village Gourmet, and grape juice samples from Growers Cooperative and Welch’s Grape Juice Company.
Sunday, June 2
2:00 PM Speaker - Mark Baldwin, Naturalist
and Educator with Roger Tory Peterson Institute –“ Why Grapes Like It Here In the Lake Erie Plain Region”.
May 25, 2013 (Memorial Day Weekend)-Planned opening of the Grape
Discovery Center for tourist information, local grape products and local arts and crafts, and tasting of local wines and grape
juiec - and more! Grand Opening with exhibits and displays in place will occur late summer 2013.
Vision Statement for the Grape Discovery Center:
"The Grape Discovery Center seeks to be an experience destination that supports and promotes the grape
industry through sharing stories, engaging, educating and informing the public about all things grape!"
Grape Belt Heritage Association, 8305 West Main Road, PO Box 194, Westfield NY
14787 Telephone 716-326-2003
Mackenzie Cady, Manager email@example.com
A non-profit organization. Free Admission. Free WiFi.
Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/GrapeDiscoveryCenter
Hosted by: Concord Grape Belt Heritage Association, Inc., PO Box 194, Westfield, NY
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