Outdoor Dining

A glass of wine, and a little sunshine.

Come escape and unwind as you take in the world-famous Huron County sunsets, with wine in hand. Our patio provides a space to gather and sample our seasonal wine menu with small fare to accompany your wine selections. 

Estate Manor Patio


After August 31st patio availability is by first-come. 

We offer wine by the glass daily, 12pm-5pm. Wood-fired pizza & seasonal eats available Saturday & Sunday with a limited menu available throughout the week.

Patio will be open daily (weather dependant) and available via online reservations. Limited availability for walk-ins.

We do not offer Tasting Flights on the patio, please inquire about tasting flights in retail. Please note we cannot accept groups larger than 8 on our patio. To merge parties (up to 8 ppl total) please book multiple tables under the same name and we’ll do our best to accommodate but cannot guarantee joining tables.

 For any questions please contact info@darkhorseestatewinery.com. Patio sittings are 1.5 hours, please no double-bookings.

Please note, we cannot split bills. All tables are subject to one bill. Thank you for your understanding. 

If you need to reach our retail/patio staff, please call (519) 671-5003. Please do not message us on socials regarding the patio, as our retail/patio staff do not have access to those platforms. Please note that we do not offer takeout at this time. Please note patio service ends at 4:30pm. 

Groups of 6 or more are subject to 18% automatic gratuity. 

Indoor service is at standing tables only. Outdoor dining is seasonal. 

Our staff has the right to refuse service.

Please note it is our staff’s legal liability and responsibility not to over-serve customers. We reserve the right to refuse alcohol service to a customer if they are showing signs of intoxication.

As a winery, our main focus is wine.  Our fare allows for our customers to pair small food selections with our wines, and fully tantalize their taste buds.