Alison Matas

Alison Matas writes for The Repository, covering Canton City Hall. She grew up in Kent and has worked for newspapers in New York, Missouri, West Virginia and Maryland—and she’s happy to call Stark County her new home. When she’s not writing, she’s usually rehearsing for an upcoming musical or choir concert, going for a run or attempting to cook.

Maize Valley Winery | Wine Guide

At Maize Valley Winery and Craft Brewery, fall means there’s always something to do. The 750-acre farm east of Hartville celebrates the season from September 15 through October 28 with special events such as a hot-air balloon lift-off and an Oktoberfest weekend, plus its fall standards: an 8-acre corn maze, wagon rides to a pumpkin patch, campfire sites, pumpkin cannon demonstrations and a straw-bale mountain.

Where to buy

The Repository
Select Rite Aid Stores
Spee-D Foods
Buehler's Fresh Foods
Fishers Foods, including 44th Street NW, Tuscarawas St. W, Fulton Drive, Lincoln Way E. and Cleveland Ave. NW locations
Aultman Hospital Gift Shop
Mercy Medical Center Gift Shop
Gervasi Vineyard Marketplace
Carpe Diem Coffee Shop, downtown Canton and Belden Village Mall locations
News Depot
Avenue Arts Marketplace
Yum Yum Tree Alliance
Grapes in a Glass