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The Largest Estate Winery in Ohio, Boasting over 175 Acres of Vines.

Chalet Debonné Vineyards” was established during the third generation of the Debevc family’s viticulture history. Anton Debevc, a 1914 immigrant from the Slovenian State of Yugoslavia, purchased a general fruit farm in Madison, Ohio in 1916. Anton’s son, Tony Sr., helped expand the vineyard in the late 1960’s. In 1971, Tony Sr. and his son, Tony, began their journey as commercial winemakers, establishing world class standards in the Lake Erie and Grand River Valley regions.

Chalet Debonné Vineyards was founded as a winery in 1972 with the construction of a winemaking facility and a charming Chalet. "The Debevc family was the first winery to be named by Vineyard & Winery Management magazine as “Wine Family of the Year” and wines from their premium line “Debonné Vineyards” garner awards every year in national and international competitions from California to New York.

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