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EventsMARDI GRASFebruary 24 & 25
BACON ON THE LAKEINMarch 24 & 25
WINE AND HERB FESTIVALApril 27-29 or May 4-6
HOLIDAY SHOPPING SPREENovember 16-18 or
November 30-December 2
How to plan a tour
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All fourteen wineriesare dog-friendly!
A Montezuma Winery 6 • • •B Swedish Hill Vineyard 6 • • •C Varick Winery & Vineyard 7 • • • • •D Knapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant 7 • • • •E Goose Watch Winery 7 • • •F Buttonwood Grove Winery 8 • • • • •G Toro Run Winery 8 • • • • •H Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery 9 • • •I Thirsty Owl Wine Company 9 • • • • •J Hosmer Winery 9 •K Lucas Vineyards 10 • •L Americana Vineyards & Crystal Lake Café 10 • • • •M Six Mile Creek Vineyard 11 • • •N Long Point Winery 11 • •
Washington, DC6 hours
Closer Than You Think
Winery AmenitiesAll wineries on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail are handicapped accessible.For some boat accessible wineries: call the winery first, and they will pick you up. Other wineries are within walking distance of the dock.
App Download our free app and use our full interactive trail map to find your way!
New York Farm Winery Act passes, which reformed tax and marketing regulations to allow New York grape growers to sell directly to the public
The fi rst record of wine making in the Finger Lakes. William Warner Bostwick, an Episcopal minister in Hammondsport, planted Vitis labrusca shoots in his rectory garden
The fi rst winery in the Finger Lakes, The Hammondsport and Pleasant Valley Wine Company, was founded.
The region became famous for its sparkling wines, with the Pleasant Valley Wine Company winning European awards
For the fi rst time the Northeast-ern United States could produce European varieties of wines, thanks to Dr. Konstantin Frank, a European immigrant who believed that the lack of proper rootstock, not the cold climate, was the reason for the failure of Vitis Vinifera vines in the Finger Lakes region
First winery opens on Cayuga Lake, Lucas Vineyards by current owner Ruth Lucas
Later, Plane’s Cayuga Vineyard, now known as Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery, opens its door by original owners, Bob & Mary Plane, after 6 years of vineyard maturation
Americana Vineyards opens its door by original owners James and Mary Ann Treble
Plane’s—now Cayuga Ridge, Americana Vineyards, Lucas Vineyards and Frontenac Point Vineyards & Estate Winery get together to brainstorm ways to get more people to visit their wineries and spread the word about Cayuga Lake wines
Finger Lakes AVA established
Knapp Winery opens its doors by original owners Doug & Suzy Knapp, who had been growing grapes since the late 1970’s
Hosmer Winery opens its doors with 1985 vintage wines by current owner Cameron’s father, David Hosmer, after starting the vineyard in 1972
The Peterson family opens Swedish Hill Winery, after growing grapes in the area since 1969
Six Mile Creek Vineyard opens its doors by original owners Roger and Nancy Battistella
1983Joined by Lakeshore Winery, the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
Thirsty Owl Wine Co. opens its door by the Cupp family after purchasing land in 2001
Our Roots Run Deep
1991 2000 2004
Cayuga Lake becomes the fi rst individual lake in the Finger Lakes to earn its own AVA approval
Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery is purchased by current owners, Tom & Susie Challen
Americana Vineyards is purchased by current owner, Joe Gober
Long Point Winery opens its door by Gary & Rosemary Barletta
Knapp Winery is purchased by current owner, Gene Pierce, who was already well established in the wine industry with a winery on Seneca Lake
Montezuma Winery opens its door by the Martin family and current owners, after having a tasting room in Sterling, NY
Buttonwood Grove opens its doors by original owners Ken and Diane Riemer
Buttonwood Grove Winery is purchased by current owners Dave & Melissa Pittard
Six Mile Creek Vineyards is purchased by current owners Mark & Amy Renodin
Toro Run Winery opens its door by Chris Weaver and Jim Coppola, 4 years after planting their fi rst vines
America's First Wine Trail celebrates 35 years
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2981 US Route 20 (corner of State Route 89)Seneca Falls, NY 13148 • 315–568–8190GPS: 42: 56: 59N/–76: 46: [email protected] • www.MontezumaWinery.com www.HiddenMarshDistillery.com
Owners: The Martin FamilyHours: Daily, year-round
Jan-Feb: Sun-Thurs: 9am-5:30pmJan-Feb: Fri & Sat: 9am-6pmMar-Dec: Mon-Sun: 9am-6pmTasting bar closes 15 minutes prior to winery closing
Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Dayand New Year’s Day
Groups: Reservations required for 10 or more
Montezuma Winery & Hidden Marsh Distillery is proud to serve you award winning fruit, honey & grape wine since 2001. With over 50 wines ranging from dry to sweet, there’s something for everyone’s palate. Hidden Marsh Distillery is the winner of numerous awards for premium liquors, brandy, whiskey, bourbon & vodka. Enjoy our extensive gift shop featuring delicious home-made fudge.
Visit our website; follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
“Three-time Governor’s Cup Winner”
4565 State Route 414, Romulus, NY 14541607–403–0029Fax: 607–403–0032 • GPS: 42: 48: 12N/–76: 48: [email protected] • www.SwedishHill.com
Owners: The Peterson FamilyHours: Apr-Dec: 9am–6pm, daily
Jan-Mar: Mon-Fri: 9am–5:30pmSat: 9am–6pmSun: 10am–5:30pm
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Groups: 10+ please call to reserve, up to 50 people
Concert Series: At special events
Continuing our passion for consistently creating outstanding wines of numerous types and styles,
Swedish Hill offers numerous 90 point rated and gold medal wines that visitors can experience in a relaxed, fun and informative manner in our tasting room. There is a wine for everyone to love with our extensive product line ranging from dry to sweet with the classically produced Chardonnay, Riesling and Cabernet Franc to innovative blends that capture a unique and
exciting range of flavors such as Doobie Blues and Jack Ass Red. Browse our gift shop, enjoy our picnic facilities and be sure to visit with Doobie, our famous miniature donkey, and Sven, our miniature horse!
“Winner of the 2014 Food & Wine Classic, Best Spirit”“2015 Best Fruit Wine—Cranberry Bog”
Natural beauty is everywhere you look, and the vineyards enhance the ambiance. The Wineries are laid back, friendly and not pretentious, but we are very serious about
producing outstanding wines.Dave Peterson
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5480 State Route 89, Romulus, NY 14541888–549–9463 • 315–549–2599Fax: 607–403–0032 • GPS: 42: 45: 30N/–76: 46: [email protected] • www.GooseWatch.com
Owners: The Peterson FamilyHours: Apr-Dec: Open Daily: 10am–6pm
Jan-Mar: Mon, Thu, Fri, Sun: 10am–5:30pm
Sat: 10am–6pmClosed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day,
and New Year's DayGroups: 10+ please call to reserve,
up to 50 people
For over 20 years, Goose Watch has produced distinctive premium wines with a concentration on off the beaten
path varietals and styles not found at most other Finger Lakes wineries. Hard to find European varietals such as Viognier and Lemberger can be sampled along with more traditional wines like Pinot Grigio, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Or try wines from historic local varieties such as Diamond and Isabella, or some of the newer Cornell developed varietals (Traminette, Melody,
Aromella and Noiret). Sparkling wines, premium hard ciders, White Port, Sherry and Ice Wine are also offered. Our winemakers were honored with the “Winemakers of the Year” at the 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition, the largest wine competition held in California. The setting is as memorable as the wines, with some of the best views on the lake, which can be enjoyed from our tasting room or large deck. Feel free to visit us by car, bus, or boat!
2770 Ernsberger Rd., Romulus, NY 14541607-930-3495GPS: 42: 45: 56N/–76: 46: [email protected] • www.KnappWine.com
Owners: Gene Pierce and Scott WelliverHours: Apr-Nov: 10am–5:30pm
Dec-Mar: 10:30am–5pmClosed: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving
and Christmas DayGroups: A reservation must be made for
groups of 12+Restaurant: April open Thursday through Sunday
11am- 5pm. May through October open 7 days a week 11am-5pm. November open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am-5pm Also available for private parties, wedding receptions and business functions!
Welcome to Knapp Winery and Vineyard Restaurant! We are a Finger Lakes wine experience not to miss. For thirty-five years, Knapp has been producing vinifera wines with robust and distinctive character. Home of some of the Cayuga Wine trail’s oldest red vinifera vineyards, Knapp’s estate continues
to add varietals that are unique to the region such as Siegerrebe. We invite you to taste a palate full of delicious dry and sweet wines, including Chardonnay, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, a special unoaked Cabernet Franc, and our delicious sweet fruit wines. In addition, Knapp produces wine-based, handcrafted brandy, port and vodka in small batches to ensure freshness and quality. Knapp’s Vineyard Restaurant- A Trip Advisor Excellence Award Winner-serves an eclectic menu of local flavors using ingredients from our region’s bounty. In Knapp’s seasonal restaurant you may choose to dine indoors or on our vine-covered patio. The beauty of Knapp Winery is the full experience of pairing wine and food or simply enjoying wine with people you love at a special place you will always remember.
5102 State Route 89, Romulus, New York 14541315–549–8797 • Inn: 315–549–8797GPS: 42: 46: 38N/–76: 46: [email protected] • www.VarickWinery.com
Hours: Open Daily, 9:30am–6pmClosed: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving,
and Christmas DayGroups: 12+ by reservation
Our winery with a little country store offers a warm and inviting atmosphere with a view of the vineyard, cherry orchard and Cayuga Lake. Sample wines and complimentary jellies, preserves, mustards, salsas, hot sauces, herb dips, fruit butters, dipping oils, salad dressings and BBQ sauces. Relax and stay awhile at our farm; linger in our rocking chairs on the front porch with a glass of wine, or picnic on our grounds. In June and July,
you may pick sweet and sour cherries from our orchard.
Escape to The Inn at Varick Winery to relax and rejuvenate in our 1833 historic cobblestone home adorned with country and antique décor. We offer four beautifully appointed bedrooms with a king or queen-sized bed, private bath, air conditioning, wireless internet and cable TV. Stay includes breakfast, afternoon tea and cookies, evening wine with hors d’oeuvres, complimentary wine tastings, discounts at the winery and a gift basket of Varick Winery products.
“Three-time Governor’s Cup Winner”“Winner of the 2014 Food & Wine Classic, Best Spirit”
2770 Ernsberger Rd., Romulus, NY 14541 5480 State Route 89, Romulus, NY 14541
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3050 Swick Rd, Ovid, NY 14521315–530–2663 • GPS: 42 43.388N/–76 [email protected]
Owners: Chris Weaver and Jim CoppolaHours: Nov & Mar: Fri-Sun only: 10am–5pm
Apr-Oct: Mon-Thurs: 10am–5pmFri-Sun: 10am–6pm
Closed: Easter, Dec-Feb: Open for wine trail events only
Tours: Saturday guided tours by appointmentGroups: Maximum of 60. Reservations
appreciated for 10+Café: Casa de Tapas: During normal business
hours. Also available for private parties, weddings, showers and business
Toro Run Winery sits on 64 acres 530 feet atop a glacier-carved hillside overlooking beautiful Cayuga Lake. It has been said by many that we have the BEST
VIEW in the Finger Lakes. Serving true World Class Finger Lakes wines; including our Signature Estate Grown Gruner Veltliner and Pinot Meunier. Also discover our paradise available for weddings or any size event. Toro Run Winery & Estates offers All The Beauty of the Finger Lakes with a Spanish Flair—Where the Good Life Demands Grape Views. Now includes a scenic hiking trail.
5986 State Route 89, Romulus, NY 14541 607–869–9760 • GPS: 42: 44: 01N/–76: 46: [email protected]
Owners: Melissa and Dave PittardHours: 10am–5:30pm daily
Open extended hours during deck parties. Check website for details
Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgivingand Christmas
Groups: Reservations for 10+Café: Lunch served Saturdays, June - Sept.Concert Series: Friday Night Deck Party: Music and
BBQ all summer. Live music Saturday afternoons from June-September. Check website for dates and
Come experience Buttonwood Grove, one of Cayuga Lake’s most scenic wineries. From our spacious multi-level deck, you can enjoy spectacular views of the lake, our pond and vineyards, and our beautifully landscaped grounds. Visit Melody, our Scottish Highland Cow, enjoy a glass of our award winning wines,
and join us for live music every weekend all summer. Looking for a longer visit? Stay overnight in one of our cozy log cabins, available April through mid-November. We’re also a popular wedding venue – call or e-mail us for further info. Drink in the ambience of the Finger Lakes at Buttonwood Grove!
“Where the Good Life Demands Grape Views”"Winner of the 2017 Governor's Cup"
7020 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521888–467–9463 or 607–869–3393Fax: 607–869–9409 • GPS: 42: 41: 3N/–76: 44: [email protected] • www.HosmerWinery.com
Owners: Cameron and Maren HosmerHours: Apr-Oct: Mon-Sat: 10am–5:30pm
Sun: 11am–5pmNov-Mar: Mon–Sat: 10am–5pmSun: 11am–5pm Open Friday and Saturday until 6pm in July and August
Closed: First week in January, Easter,Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Groups: 10+ by reservation only
Great wine begins in the vineyard. Hosmer wines have been estate grown and made in the European tradition since 1985. The vineyards at Hosmer are some of the largest and oldest on Cayuga Lake, with vines planted over 40 years ago. Hosmer is a leader in environmentally friendly wine production, focusing on
preservation, stewardship and sustainability to ensure quality right from the start. From artful blends to vibrant varietals, we offer a wine for all tastes. Our Rieslings and Cabernet Franc have helped set the benchmark for these varieties in the region, state and across the US. Hosmer wines have consistently garnered awards and high praise from regional and international wine competitions. Come and experience our artisanal wines in a casual and relaxed atmosphere, where our goal is to present you with the finest wines the Finger Lakes region has to offer.
6861 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521866–869–5805 or 607–869–5805Fax: 607–869–5851 • GPS: 42: 41: 35/–76: 44: [email protected]
Owner: The Cupp FamilyHours: Open year-round
Mon-Sat: 10am-5:30pmSun: 10:30am-5:30pmJul-Aug: Fri & Sat: 10am-7pm The Bistro and tasting room will be open on Friday and Saturday evenings until 7pm in July and August
Closed: New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving andChristmas Day
Groups: Reservation for 12+ people requested, but not required
Bistro: Open seasonally for lunch.Call or check our website for hours.
Concert Series: Music in the Bistro during the summer. See website for details.
Thirsty Owl Wine Company is located on 150 acres of frontage on Cayuga Lake. Come experience our award-winning wines and knowledgeable staff in our spacious tasting room overlooking one of the most breathtaking views in the Finger Lakes. Enjoy a delicious lunch and
a glass of wine on the deck of our Bistro, showcasing a diverse menu of local ingredients and flavors. Our tasting room is also accessible by water: park your boat at our dock and call us for a ride.
6800 Route 89, at Elm Beach, Ovid, NY 14521800–598–9463 or 607–869–5158GPS: 42: 41: 39N/–76: 44: [email protected] • www.CayugaRidgeWinery.com
Owners: Susie and Tom ChallenHours: Mid-May through mid-Nov:
Mon-Sun: 10:30am–5:30pm Mid-Nov through mid-May: Fri-Sun: 10:30am–5pm
Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Groups: Reservations for 12+Tours: Mid-May through mid-Nov:
Sat-Sun: 2:30pm, or by appointment
Enjoy wines rich in character and expressed terroir, beneath the glow of Gothic church lights in a relaxed setting. Home of “Cranberry Essence” and “Peach Essence.” Our gift shop features local and handmade products, including artisan cheeses and picnic delights. Savor mouthwatering wood fired pizzas from The Copper Oven. Check their website for
opening and hours: www.SlowFoodOnTheGo.com.
“Where the Good Life Demands Grape Views” 6800 Route 89, at Elm Beach, Ovid, NY 14521 6861 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521 7020 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521
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One of the most picturesque wine growing regions in the world, with one of the most
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3862 County Rd. 150, Interlaken, NY 14847800–682–WINE or 607–532–4825Fax: 607–532–8580 • GPS: 42: 37: 42N/–76: 42: [email protected] • www.LucasVineyards.com
Owner: Ruth LucasHours: Open daily, year-round
Mar-Oct: Mon-Sat 10:30am–5:30pmSun: 11am–5:30pmMemorial Day weekend–Labor DayOpen daily until 6pmNov-Feb: Mon-Sat: 10:30am–5pm Sun: 11am–5pm Open daily until 6pm from Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day Weekend
Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving,Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Groups: 15+ by reservation onlyConcert Series: Nautie Summer Nights. Food available
Visit the first winery on Cayuga Lake; celebrating 38 years of wine making excellence! The Lucas Family, including Ruth Lucas, one of the first female wine makers of the Finger Lakes and co-founder of the Cayuga Wine Trail, invite you to experience the Lucas family legacy. The famous, nautically-inspired “Tug Boat” and “Nautie” wines
sport colorful bottles and spectacular labels, completing a diverse collection of estate-grown vinifera, method-champenoise sparkling and Iced wines. Be sure to taste our sought-after Tug Boat Sangria and Raspberry Blues Splash. Enjoy impressive views of our vineyards and Cayuga Lake, beautiful gardens with picnic facilities and shop in one of the area’s most unique gift shops. Taste for yourself why four decades of grape growing and fine wine making have won the Lucas family International and regional acclaim. Whether you are a wine novice or connoisseur you will find friends, education, and fun awaiting you at Lucas Vineyards. Wine slushies available seasonally. Summer Concert Serie s.
Owner: Joseph S. Gober Jr.
Hours: Winery and Taproom Open Year-Round Mon, Tues, Weds: 10:00am-6:00pm Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10:00am-8:00pm Sun: 11:00am-8:00pm
Cafe: Summer Hours Mon-Sat: 11am-8pm (except Tuesdays, closed) Sunday Brunch: 10am-2pm Sunday Dinner: 3pm-8pm
Closed: Thanksgiving and Christmas Day Groups: Reservations for 15+Concert Series Fridays 6pm–8pm, Sundays 4pm–6pm, year-round! See website or Facebook for schedule.
4367 East Covert Rd., Interlaken, NY 14847888–600–8067 Café: 607–387–6804Fax: 607–387–3852 • GPS: 42: 34: 32N/–76: 40: [email protected]
Winter HoursMon, Tues, Wed: Closed Wednesday Night: Special “Theme Night’ Dinner 5-8pm (reservations required)Thu, Fri, Sat: 11am-8pmSunday Brunch: 10am-2pm Sunday Dinner: 3-7pm
DRINK at Americana Vineyards, where you’ll be made to feel right at home by our friendly and knowledgeable staff. Taste our award-winning wines, try some homemade fudge and visit our new Taproom/Beer Garden featuring 10 Bacchus Brewing Co. beers on tap! Dog and family friendly, too! EATat Crystal Lake Café, where you’ll get a great from-scratch meal created with local, seasonal ingredients year-round. Join us for our famous Sunday Brunch from 10am–2pm and
our Friday Nite Pizza Party from 5pm–8pm, featuring three different gourmet pies each week. DANCE to the tunes of top local bands every Friday evening, Sunday afternoon and September Saturday nights. Shake your groove thing during one of our fun annual parties—like our Birthday BBQ Bash in July, our Hallowine Spooktacular in October, and our Woofstock Dog Rescue Benefit in June!
1551 Slaterville Rd. (State Route 79 E.) Ithaca, NY 14850607–272–9463 • GPS: 42: 25: 04N/–76: 27: [email protected] • www.SixMileCreek.com
Owner: Mark and Amy RenodinHours: Open daily
May-Oct: 10am–6pmNov-April: Sun-Fri: 11am–6pm, Sat: 10am–6pm
Closed: New Year’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day
Groups: Reservation for 8+ appreciatedConcert Series: Summer, Fall and Winter concert series.
See website for details
Ithaca’s Own Winery & Distillery just two miles from downtown Ithaca features a fantastic setting to enjoy memorable wines and spirits styled to suit a variety of preferences. Panoramic valley views overlook the vineyards, pond and gardens. A popular choice for picnics, weddings and special occasions. A line of specialty spirits distilled from local grapes includes Vodka, Gin, Limoncella, Grappa, Orangecello, and Amore.
1485 Lake Road, Aurora, NY 13026315–364–6990 • Fax: 315–364–6713GPS: 42: 42: 58N/–76: 41: [email protected] • www.LongPointWinery.com
Owners: Gary and Rosemary BarlettaMember Since: 2000Hours: Jan: Weekends Only: 12-5pm
Feb-Apr & Nov-Dec: Mon-Fri: 12-5pm, Sat & Sun: 10am-5pmMay-Oct: Mon-Thurs & Sun: 10am-5pm, Fri & Sat: 10am-6pm
Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas DayTours: By requestGroups: By appointment only, up to 50 people
Reservations for 10+
Located on the east side of Cayuga Lake on scenic State Route 90 in Aurora, New York. The winery sits on 72 acres of land overlooking beautiful Cayuga Lake. Guests are treated to a tasting of finest wines and the spectacular views that the tasting room provides. Specializing in the finest of dry red and white wines, Gary and Rosemary
invite you to a relaxing and enjoyable visit created by experienced staff.
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Accommodations∑ 10 Fitch Luxurious Romantic InnEscape to romance at our adults-only B&B! Chauff eured winery/sightseeing tours & packages available.10 Fitch Ave, Auburn, NY 13021315-255-0934 • [email protected] tch.comwww.10Fitch.com
V A Cayuga Lake Inn & Event Villa's'Come Play Tuscany.' The Inn overlooking Cayuga Lake.Balconies • Hot Tub • Cafe • Call for 'Last Minute Pkg'.East Shore of Cayuga Lake/Ithaca nearness607-533-4804 • [email protected]
œ A Wicher Garden Bed & BreakfastBeautiful country setting, relaxing decks, fully privateensuite baths, including a double whirlpool. Best homemade breakfasts.5831 Dunning Ave., Auburn, NY 13021315-252-1187 • [email protected]
A Argos InnCelebrated lodging and libations in a beautifully restored nineteenth-century mansion.408 E. State St., Ithaca, NY 14850607-319-4437 • [email protected]
d Balcony View Bed & BreakfastEach room has its own character, private bath, and balcony overlooking the panorama of Cayuga Lake.5549 State Route 89, Romulus, NY 14541315-549-7673 • [email protected]
w Barrister’s Bed & BreakfastElegant Historical home, fi ve bedrooms, private baths, two spa tubs, fi replaces, full breakfast, and stone patio.56 Cayuga St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148315-568-0145 • [email protected]
~ Bed & Breakfast and Vacation Rentals of Greater Ithaca
A group of unique lodging accommodations convenient to Ithaca and the wine trails, including B&B’s, Inns, a Spa, and Vacation Rental Homes! All properties are inspected and insured.www.BBIthaca.com
s Cayuga Country CottageBed & Breakfast
Lake country home, spectacular views, woods, gullies, meadows, accessible to lake and wineries.Open year-round!5280 Route 89, Romulus, NY 14541315-549-2554 • [email protected]
j Cayuga Lake CabinsTwo cabins—open year-round and dog friendly. Each sleeps 6, with full kitchen, TV, and AC. Lake access.6472 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521607-738-9288 • [email protected] 1: www.vrbo.com/748694Cabin 2: www.vrbo.com/763447www.CayugaLakeCabins.com
, Classic Country Vacation HomesLarge private, beautiful homes on or near thewine trail and close to Ithaca and Trumansburg.607-387-3220 • [email protected]
o Cobtree Vacation Rental ResortHome away from home deluxe self-catering vacationlog cabins and cottages, all year 'round.440-458 Armstrong Rd, Geneva, NY 14456315-789-1144 • [email protected]
H Country Inn & SuitesYour suite stay in the country. Complimentary hot breakfast and shuttle service.1100 Danby Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850607-256-1100 • Fax: [email protected]/IthacaNY
Z Courtyard by Marriott IthacaExplore an array of activities nearby includingCayuga Lake Wine Trail, Cornell, and Shops at Ithaca.29 Thornwood Dr. Ithaca, NY 14850607-330-1000 ∙ [email protected]/itchy/zqp
; Driftwood Inn Bed & Breakfast and Family Cottages
Nestled on the shore of beautiful Cayuga Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes.7401 Wyers Point Rd, Ovid, NY 14521607-532-4324 • [email protected]
F Fairfield Inn & Suites IthacaIthaca's premiere hotel. Convenient to shopping, dining and the area's many attractions. Complimentary hot breakfast and wifi .359 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850607-277-1000 • [email protected]/ITHFI
~ Finger Lakes Bed & Breakfast Association50+ Inns as distinctive as the region! Check our website for your perfect getaway. Gift certifi cates too!www.FLBBA.com
~ Finger Lakes Premier PropertiesFrom cottages to luxury homes, browse over 250lake-front vacation rentals on six of the Finger Lakes.Also specializes in lake-front real estate sales. 1-855-250-3346 • [email protected] pplake.comwww.FLPPlake.com
p Geneva on the Lake ResortRomantic Italian Renaissance villa on Seneca Lake with suites, formal gardens and candlelight dining. AAA 4-Diamond.1001 Lochland Rd, Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456315-789-7190 • [email protected]
/ Halsey House Bed & BreakfastFive luxurious guest rooms with pillow-top mattresses, ensuite bathrooms, whirlpool tubs, WiFi, TV’s and AC.2057 Trumansburg Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14886607-387-5428 • [email protected]
S Hampton Inn – IthacaPrime location, surrounded by multiple dining and shoppingoptions. Complimentary hot breakfast buff et and WiFi.337 Elmira Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850607-277-5500 • Fax: [email protected] • www.Ithaca.HamptonInn.com
8 Hampton Inn – Seneca FallsConveniently located between wine trails, outlet mall and Del Lago Casino. Complimentary breakfast, WiFi and indoor pool.1950 Balsley Rd, Seneca Falls, NY 13148315-539-3939 • Fax: 315[email protected] www.SenecaFalls.HamptonInn.com
† Hilton Garden Inn – AuburnBeautiful hotel featuring on-site restaurant, Refi nery. Relaxing outdoor garden and stone fi re pit. Packages available.74 State St, Auburn, NY 13021315-252-5511 • Fax: 315-252-5518 [email protected]
I Hilton Garden Inn – IthacaYou can count on us, Guaranteed! Downtown location, on-site restaurant, banquet facilities and more!130 E Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850607-277-8900 • Fax: [email protected] • www.ithaca.hgi.com
G Holiday Inn Express & Suites – IthacaExperience the heart of Holiday Inn Express & Suites.New, clean, modern and conveiniently located.371 Elmira Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850607-277-1100 • [email protected]
: Homewood Suites by Hilton – IthacaMake yourself at home at the only all-suite hotel in Ithaca,Featuring our complimentary hot breakfast daily. 36 Cinema Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850607-266-0000 • Fax 607-266-7907 • [email protected] • www.Ithaca.HomewoodSuites.com
> Inns of AuroraExperience this distinctive waterfront collection of four historic inns, restored to luxury, and award-winning restaurants.391 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026315-364-8888 • [email protected]
X Ithaca Boat HouseCayuga Lake Cottage Rental. Life on the lake is good!1180 E. Shore Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850607-227-6882 • [email protected]
O Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons
In the heart of Ithaca and nearby local wineries, our full-service hotel features a bar/restaurant and is steps away from regional cuisine. 120 S. Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850607-272-2222 • [email protected] www.IthacaMarriottDowntown.comwww.MonksontheCommons.com
b Juniper Hill Bed & BreakfastUnique combination of luxury accommodations and American Impressionist art gallery in 1920s Colonial Revival Mansion.16 Elm St, Trumansburg, NY 14886888-809-3167 • [email protected] • www.JuniperHillBnB.com
J La Tourelle Hotel, Spa & BistroGracefully combines luxury accommodations with charming hospitality. 54 guest rooms, 70 acres, hiking trails, luxury campground, Bistro, Spa, and Steakhouse. 1150 Danby Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850607-273-2734 • Fax [email protected] • www.LaTourelle.com
9 Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham – Seneca Falls
Centrally located in Finger Lakes Region on the Cayuga-Seneca Canal. Free continental breakfast daily.1966 Routes 5&20, Seneca Falls, NY 13148315-539-8438 • Fax: [email protected] • www.MicrotelInn.com
D Quality Inn – Ithaca The Quality Inn Ithaca gives you more value for your hard earned money.356 Elmira Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850607-272-0100 • [email protected]/new-york/ithaca/quality-inn-hotels/ny199
7 Quality Inn – Waterloo/Seneca FallsYour stay is guaranteed to be Quality!Book direct and save.2468 NYS Route 414, Waterloo, NY 13165315-539-5011 • [email protected]
N Rogues Harbor InnA historic nine-room B&B with a full bar and restaurant serving traditional American food, ten minutes from Ithaca.2079 Shore Drive, Ithaca, NY 14882607-533-3535 • [email protected]
l Silver Strand Bed & Breakfast“Make It Special” directly on Cayuga Lake;
private beach, all rooms with private porch/balcony!7398 Wyers Point Rd, Ovid, NY 14521800-283-5253 • [email protected] www.SilverStrand.net
q The Gould HotelHistoric hotel and restaurant in the heart of Seneca Falls.108 Fall St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148315-712-4000 • [email protected]
m The Inn and Spa at Gothic EvesLuxury inn for the discerning traveler. Five-star Trip Advisor rating. Spacious accommodations with custom-designed suites.112 E Main St, Trumansburg, NY 14886607-387-6033 • [email protected]
n The Inn at TaughannockExperience the distinctive “Inn at Taughannock” with 26 guest rooms, casual fi ne dining restaurantand panoramic views of Cayuga Lake.2030 Gorge Rd, Trumansburg, NY 14886607-387-7711 ∙ [email protected]
h The Vacation Cottage at Toro RunA new, year-round rental sitting among the grapevines with a panoramic Cayuga Lake view.6180 Toro Run Rd. (off Swick Rd.), Ovid, NY 14521315-729-1460 • [email protected]
5 Through the Grapevine Bed & BreakfastHistoric home with spacious rooms, private baths, three course breakfast, hot tub, fabulous porch.108 N. Virginia St, Waterloo, NY 13165315-539-8620 • [email protected]
e VanCleef Homestead Bed & BreakfastFour spacious guest rooms, including a 2-room suite, all with private baths. Full family-style breakfast daily. Minutes from wineries.86 Cayuga St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148315-568-2275 • [email protected]
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Attractions® Auburn Public TheaterLocated in Downtown Auburn, this non-profi t arts center off ers live music, comedy, cinema, theater and arts education year-round.8 Exchange St, Auburn, NY 13021315-253-6669 • [email protected]
g Boathouse Beer Garden & Brewing Co.Over 24 Taps! Cayuga Lake’s premier destination forFinger Lakes’ great beers, wines and hard ciders.6128 State Route 89 Romulus, NY 14541607-280-0064 • [email protected]
ˆ Corning Museum of GlassExplore the wonderful world of glass, watch live glassmaking demonstrations and evenMake Your Own Glass!One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830800-732-6845 • [email protected] • www.CMOG.org
4 del Lago Resort & CasinoThe Finger Lakes Region's Entertainment Destinationfor award-winning food, gaming and fun.1133 Route 414, Waterloo, NY 13165315-946-1777 • www.delLagoResort.com
~ Discovery TrailDiscover Ithaca – Discover the World.159 Sapsucker Woods, Ithaca, NY 14850607-274-1102 • [email protected]
´ Finger Lakes Musical Theatre FestivalFeaturing professional musical theatre andnew works in multiple venues in Auburn, NY.6877 E. Lake Rd (Route 38A), Auburn, NY 13021800-457-8897 • [email protected] ngerlakesmtf.com www.FingerLakesMTF.com
y Fleur De Lis Brew WorksHandcrafted with the best local ingredients.Fresh from our farm to your glass. Sante!3630 State Route 414 Seneca Falls, NY 13148315-665-BEER ∙ [email protected]
W Gourdlandia Visit, Learn, Make, Shop!More than a gallery, not quite a farm. Check it out!77 Rachel Carson Way, Ithaca, NY 14850607-277-0589 • [email protected] www.Gourdlandia.com
~ Greater Ithaca Art TrailVisit more than 40 artists’ studios either by appointment, on the fi rst Saturday of every month, or on two Open Studio weekends in mid-October. Visit ArtTrail.com for dates, artist portfolios and a downloadable map. A program of the Community Arts Partnership.607-273-5072, ext 20 • [email protected]
Q Hangar TheatreIthaca’s fl agship professional theatre, off ering world class productions. Plays, musicals, excellent children’s theatre and educational programs. 801 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850Tickets & Information: 607-273-ARTS (2787)Subscriptions & Groups: 607-273-8588www.HangarTheatre.org
K Johnson Museum of ArtFabulous art and views in an I.M. Pei building. Open year-round. Free admission.Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853607-255-6464 • [email protected]
U Kitchen Theatre CompanyCentral New York’s Off -Broadway Theatre:
“Important conversations happen in the Kitchen.”417 W State St/W MLK, Jr St, Ithaca, NY 14850Info: 607-272-0403 • Tix: [email protected] • www.KitchenTheatre.org
v Lively Run DiaryOne of the fi rst commercial goat dairy operationsin NY, since 1982. Visit us and taste cheese, visit our goats, take a tour, or eat delicious cheesecake. 8978 County Road 142, Interlaken, NY 14847607-532-4647 • [email protected] www.LivelyRun.com
u Muranda Cheese CompanyEnjoy raw milk cheese made from milk from our world famous cows. Open daily 10-5 year round.3075 State Route 96 Waterloo, NY 13165315-651-0216 ∙ [email protected]
k Myer Farm DistillersAward-winning, craft-produced spirits from certifi ed organic grains: vodka, fl avored vodkas, gin, aged gin and whiskeys.7350 Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521607-532-4800 • [email protected]
R Rasa SpaRasa’s fusion of quiet energy and active healing restores balance and brings you complete wellness.310 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850607-273-1740 • [email protected]
f Schrader Farms Meat MarketLocally grown, naturally raised beef & pork.Specialty products smoked in-house.1937 Somerville Rd, Romulus, NY 14541607-869-MEAT • [email protected] www.SchraderMeats.com
t Seneca Falls Country ClubChampionship golf in the heart of the Finger Lakes.Serving lunch & dinner daily, in-season.2790 State Route 89, Seneca Falls, NY 13148315-568-2676 • [email protected]
3 Waterloo Premium Outlets®
100 exceptional brands with extraordinary,every day savings of up to 65%. 655 State Route 318, Waterloo, NY 13165 315-539-1100 • Fax: 315-539-1148 www.PremiumOutlets.com/Waterloo
¨ Watkins Glen InternationalHome of Finger Lakes Wine Festival, featuring over 85 NYS wineries.2790 County Route 16 Watkins Glen, NY 14891607-535-3454 • [email protected]
x WeBeTilin’ StudiosArtist studio featuring unique creations including great gift items. Learn new crafts, shop or just browse.7516 County Road 153, Interlaken, NY 14847607-738-2700 • [email protected] www.WeBeTilinStudios.com
TransportationB A.J.'s Bus ToursWine, beer, tours, full-size bus, vans, private car, pay per ticket group tours.76 Lansing Station Rd., Lansing, NY 14882607-533-4363 • [email protected]
6 Charles Limousine ServiceCharles Holmes, your host, off ers expert winerytours on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail.127 E. Main St, Waterloo, NY 13165315-559-8540 • [email protected]
< Executive Limousine & SedanFive-time award-winning limousine service! Provides cost-eff ective travel options backed by unmatched personal service.3731 Luker Rd, Suite #1, Cortland, NY 13045607-753-9180 • Fax: [email protected] • www.ELSLimo.com
L Experience! The Finger Lakes, LLCVoted #1 tour in the Finger Lakes by TripAdvisor.Unique, guided winery tour experiences.PO Box 3787, Ithaca, NY 14852607-233-4818 • [email protected] ngerlakes.comwww.ExperienceFingerLakes.com
M EZ Tours NY, Inc.Public join-in tours to the wineries, shopping and casinos. Visit EZToursNY.com to explore!1369 Starr Rd Ext, Cortland, NY 13045607-749-0570 • [email protected]
? Finger Lakes with PattiSmall group Finger Lakes tours. Sit back,relax and leave the planning to me.5961 Lower Lake Rd., Cayuga, NY 13034315-430-8538 • fi [email protected]
i Finger Lakes Winery ToursPrivate & public tours, any size group,we follow your itinerary or we guide you.PO Box 221, Geneva, NY 14456315-828-6289 • [email protected] ngerlakeswinerytours.comwww.FitzLimo.com
¥ Franks Franks Tours We are your “designated driver” for winetours, weddings, bachelor/bachelorette parties,sports outings and more. Specialize in groups of 10 to 40. Based out of Syracuse.109 Creekview Path Kirkville, NY 13082315-952-5991 • [email protected]
a Grapevine Country Tours, Inc.Wine and beer experience customized to your wishes. Knowledgeable guides who are fun and informative. Web specials.3766 Kime Beach, Geneva, NY 14456800-536-8123 • 315-585-9[email protected]
1 S&S LimousinesExperience the diff erence experience makes with over 20 years in business servicing NY & PA!585-444-6666 • Fax: [email protected] • www.SSLimo.com
2 Stompin’ Good Times Off ering private chauff eured tours along the Finger Lakes for up to 14 people. Our friendly and knowledgeable drivers are happy to customize a tour or work off an itinerary you provide! 585-857-TOUR • [email protected]
z Water to Wine ToursDaily 5 hour winery tours departing 11am from Interlaken & Aurora, $89/pp. Private charters to 15 people. Now off ers a 15 passenger “Party Bus.”7398 Wyers Point Rd, Ovid, NY 14521607-229-6368 • [email protected] • www.WinoLimo.com
C Wine Cruises by School’s Out ChartersPrivate and small group boat tours to Cayuga Lake’s best wineries. The ultimate way to enjoy your day.Ithaca, NY 14850 • 607-280-3538 [email protected]
Diningc Cayuga Lake CreameryHomemade ice cream, light fare dining and coff ee. Vegetarian and gluten free choices. Open year-round!8421 Route 89, Interlaken, NY 14847607-532-9492 • [email protected] www.CayugaLakeCreamery.com
r Deerhead Lakeside Restaurant and BarEnjoy local fare overlooking beautiful Cayuga Lake.Celebrating nearly 100 years in our local history.2554 Lower Lake Rd, Seneca Falls, NY 13148315-568-2950 • [email protected]
. Glenwood PinesGood food and drinks at reasonable prices, served in a pleasant and friendly atmosphere.1213 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850607-273-3709 • Fax: [email protected] • www.GlenwoodPines.com
T Ithaca BakeryAn outstanding bakery-café with artisan breads & bagels, incredible sandwiches, salads, pastry, picnic food, artisan bread & bagels, localcheese, beer, wine & cider.400 N Meadow St, Ithaca, NY 14850607-273-7110 • Fax: 607-273-4253www.IthacaBakery.com
Y Maxie’s Supper Club and Oyster BarNew Orleans seafood, southern BBQ, late-night kitchen, live music, local beers & wines, outdoor dining, and half-priced raw oysters & clams 4-6pm daily.635 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850607-272-4136 • [email protected]
P Thai Basil RestaurantThai Basil off ers the very best authentic Thai cuisine featuring traditional recipes and the freshest ingredients.118 W. State St., Ithaca, NY 14850607-319-4722 • www.IthacaThaiBasil.com
E The BoatYard GrillWood fi red steak, seafood & burgers. Polished, casual waterfront dining for any occasion.525 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850607-256-2628 • Fax: [email protected] • www.BoatYardGrill.com
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APRIL 27-29 OR MAY 4 - 6FRI: 1PM-5PM | SAT & SUN: 10AM-6PM*$45 SINGLE, $65 COUPLE IN ADVANCE
Drink. Eat. Garden. Repeat. Get a head start on your herb garden. Collect the potted herbs and veggies featured in all 14 food samples along with the matching recipe collection. You’ll get a souvenir wine glass, an herb or veggie plant at each stop, a plant carrier, a gardening guide, and food and wine!
FEBRUARY 24 & 25 FROM 10AM–5PM $35 PER PERSON IN ADVANCE
Get a taste for Bourbon Street, but with wine! Collect your beads as you travel the Trail sampling food and wine pairings. Compete in a scavenger hunt for a chance to win a mixed case of CLWT wine! You'll get a souvenir wine glass, Mardi Gras beads at each stop, wine and food, and a recipe book. Chances to win prizes at each location.
NOVEMBER 16-18 OR NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 2$45 SINGLE, $65 COUPLE IN ADVANCE
FRI: 1PM-5PM | SAT: 10AM-6PM | SUN 10AM-5PM*
Be the thrifty multitasker that you are—treat yourself while shopping for others! Cross items off your gift list as you sample before you buy. Save money with your Holiday Shoppers Card, only valid during the event dates. You’ll get a souvenir wine glass, a grape-vine wreath, an ornament at each stop, a shoppers card, wine and food! Happy Holidays from the CLWT!
MARCH 24 & 25 FROM 10AM–5PM $35 PER PERSON IN ADVANCE
You read it right… we said BACON! The wineries have paired tantalizing bacon dishes with CLWT wines for your pleasure. Your taste buds will thank us later. At every winery, leave a ticket stub in the piggy bank for a chance to win a BBQ Bacon Basket. One lucky person will win a BBQ Smoker! You'll get a souvenir wine glass, wine and food, a recipe book, and a chance to win 14 prizes.
2018 Special Events
Designated drivers: $17.50 per person • $40 per person at the door
Designated drivers: $17.50 per person • $40 per person at the door
Designated drivers: $22.50 Single, $52.50 Couple • $50 Single, $70 Couple at the door
Designated drivers: $22.50 Single, $52.50 Couple • $50 Single, $70 Couple at the door
* During Wine & Herb Festival and Holiday Shopping Spree: Fridays visit Six Mile Creek, Long Point or Montezuma from 1-5pm. All 14 wineries will participate in the event the rest of the weekend.
2018 Special Events
$35/PERSON ADVANCE$40 AT THE DOOR
$17.50 per person for designated drivers
Season Passes!Love the sound of four Cayuga
Lake Wine Trail events?
Season passes are up for grabs
until February 22!
$115 SINGLE PASS$165 COUPLES PASS
Add on a single CeleBrunch ticket for $25 each
Accommodations and Transportation Packages are available in Ithaca, Auburn and
Seneca Falls for all five events!
Three days and two nights of making, living, breathing, and most importantly, drinking wine on Cayuga Lake. Some might say it’s a wine lover’s dream—we call it our Vintner Vacation and yes, it’s amazing. Experience the operation of Finger Lakes wineries from the vineyard and production, to sales and marketing. Accommodations, entertainment, breakfast, lunch and drinks are all on us. Learn first-hand what life is like in the vineyards from June 11-13, 2018.
Enter to win at CayugaVintnerVacation.com
JUNE 3, 2018
Brunch without bubbly is just a sad breakfast—but we've got a great reason to party. It's our 35th birthday, and to celebrate, we're inviting everyone to the Trail for brunch. The wineries are whipping up some delectible brunch items paired with carefully selected wines for your sampling. Get ready for the bubbles, it's CeleBrunch!
2018 Winery Events
May4-6: Wine & Herb FestivalAll 14 Wineries12: The Copper Oven OpeningCayuga Ridge Estate Winery13: Mother's Day BrunchAmericana Vineyards and Crystal Lake Cafe13: Mother’s Day BrunchKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant19: Piedmont to Sardina Wine DinnerKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant19: 32nd Anniversary SaleSwedish Hill Winery19-20: 1st Edition of the 2018 Artist SeriesThirsty Owl Wine Company
June2: Woofstock FLX: Local Rescue & Shelter Benefi tAmericana Vineyards and Crystal Lake Café3: CeleBrunchAll 14 Wineries16: Summer SolticeHosmer Winery16: American Tropics Wine DinnerKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant 23: Paradise Party, a Benefi t for the Beverly Animal ShelterSwedish Hill Winery23-24: Fourteenth Annual Cherry FestivalVarick Winery & Vineyard 30: Red, White & Blues Celebration and 2nd Edition of the 2018 Artist SeriesThirsty Owl Wine Company
July1: Red, White & Blues Celebration and 2nd Edition of the 2017 Artist SeriesThirsty Owl Wine Company6: Dinner and a MovieCayuga Ridge Estate Winery7: 4th of July Birthday BBQ BashAmericana Vineyards and Crystal Lake Café7: Dancing on the DeckCayuga Ridge Estate Winery7: Customer Appreciation DaySwedish Hill Winery
20: Dinner and a MovieCayuga Ridge Estate Winery21: Classic Car Show & 21st Anniversary CelebrationGoose Watch Winery 21: Louisiana Boil Wine DinnerKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant
August3: Dinner and a MovieCayuga Ridge Estate Winery4: 32nd Anniversary PartyHosmer Winery4-5: All That Jazz and 3rd Edition of the 2018 Artist SeriesThirsty Owl Wine Company11: Jack Ass Day!Swedish Hill Vineyards17: Dinner and a MovieCayuga Ridge Estate Winery18: Summer Peach FestivalCayuga Ridge Estate Winery18: Garlic Wine DinnerKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant
SeptemberEvery Weekend: Apple Chuckin' Varick Winery & Vineyard8: Some Like It HotHosmer Winery8-9: Fall Fever DaysGoose Watch Winery8-9: Fall Fever DaysSwedish Hill Vineyards8-9: Final Edition of the 2018 Artist SeriesThirsty Owl Wine Company9: Seneca Falls Rotary Music FestGoose Watch Winery15: Power of the Sea Wine DinnerKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant16: 21st Annual German FestivalLucas Vineyards
January13: Chili Cook-Off Varick Winery & Vineyard13-14: January White SaleGoose Watch Winery13-14: January White SaleSwedish Hill Winery
February9: Chocolate, Wine & Roses WeekendAmerican Vineyards & Crystal Lake Cafe10: Sweet SensationVarick Winery & Vineyard10-11: Sweetheart of a Red Wine SaleGoose Watch Winery10-11: Sweetheart of a Red Wine SaleSwedish Hill Winery14: Valentine’s Day DinnerAmericana Vineyards and Crystal Lake Café24-25: Mardi Gras CelebrationAll 14 Wineries
March10: St. Patrick’s Celebration Varick Winery & Vineyard24: Comfort Food Wine DinnerKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant24-25: Bacon on the LakeinAll 14 Wineries
1: Easter BrunchAmericana Vineyards and Crystal Lake Cafe1: Easter BrunchKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant 7: Honey Bee JubileeVarick Winery & Vineyard14: Spring Barrel TastingHosmer Winery21: Carnival Wine DinnerKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant27-29: Wine & Herb FestivalAll 14 Wineries
OctoberEvery Weekend: Pumpkin Chuckin’Varick Winery & Vineyard6: Experience the CrushCayuga Ridge Estate Winery6: Colombus Day CelebrationHosmer Winery20: Harvest Wine DinnerKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant27: Hallo-Wine SpooktacularAmericana Vineyards & Crystal Lake Café
November3: Bon VivantHosmer Winery3: Sparkling Wine & Dessert Wine FestivalSwedish Hill Winery10: Jazz Wine DinnerKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant16-18: Holiday Shopping Spree / Weekend 130: Holiday Shopping Spree / Weekend 2
December1-2: Holiday Shopping SpreeWeekend 2 Continued8: All Wrapped Up Wine DinnerKnapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant
EXTENDED SUMMER HOURS
Several wineries are off ering extended hours in the evening during the summer:Americana VineyardsThursday through Sunday: tastings until 8pm.Buttonwood Grove WineryOpen extended hours during Deck Parties. See our website for details.Hosmer WineryOpen Friday and Saturday until 6pm in July and August.Lucas VineyardsOpen daily until 6pm from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.Six Mile Creek VineyardThursdays June through September open until 8:30pm. Thirsty Owl Wine CompanyThe Bistro and tasting room will be open on Friday and Saturday evenings until 7pm in July and August.
Americana VineyardsJanuary–December: Fridays–Saturdays 6-8pm, Sundays 4-6pm
Buttonwood Grove WineryJune-August: Saturdays 1:30-4:30pm
July-August: Friday Night Deck Party 7-10pmwww.buttonwoodgrovewinery.com
Hosmer WineryMusic & Mimosas
Memorial Day Weekend–Labor Day: Sundays 12-3pmwww.hosmerwinery.com
Lucas VineyardsNautie Summer Nights
June 21–August 9: Thursdays 6-8:30pmwww.lucasvineyards.com
Six Mile Creek VineyardJune–December: Summer, Fall and Winter Concert Series.
Check website for details.www.sixmilecreek.com
Thirsty Owl Wine CompanyTunes on the Terrace
Memorial Day Weekend–Mid-September, Saturdays 1-4pm
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So you and your friends or family have decided to go on a wine tour. Here’s a quick little guide to help you through the next steps!
for a group of 10 or more
Determine your pick-up and drop-off spot where
everyone can leave their cars and can relax and
have a snack afterwards before venturing home.
There’s no bad time to go wine tasting, but fair
warning, Saturdays in September and October are
the busiest days of the year. You will get a more
personalized experience if you go on a weekday or during colder
Transportation cost will vary depending on your group
size and the duration of the reservation (in hours).
Tasting fees vary from $4–$10, depending on group size.
Be sure to set some cash aside for wine and souvenir purchases!
For groups of 10+, reservations must be made by
contacting each individual winery. Plan an hour or
so in between each stop to allow time to taste, shop,
take pics, potty breaks and travel time. Visit winery
websites and Facebook pages to pick which you’d like to visit.
Refer to page 21 for reservation information.
Once you have an idea of how many people you’re
traveling with, contact transportation companies
(page 15) for rates. The sooner you call, the more
likely you are to fi nd the right size vehicle on your preferred
date for a good price. Picking a transportation company located
nearest your pick-up location may save on cost.
Nobody wants to travel with HANGRY friends. Many
of the wineries do carry snack items, but there are
restaurants along the Trail. Americana Vineyards,
Toro Run Winery, Knapp Winery, Thirsty Owl Wine Co and Cayuga
Ridge Estate Winery all have restaurants on site. To expedite your
time, make a reservation for your lunch, as well. Check the Mobile
App for seasonal hours!
A. Montezuma Winery2981 US Route 20 (corner of State Route 89) Seneca Falls, NY 13148315-568-8190Reservation required for groups of 10 or more
B. Swedish Hill Winery4565 State Route 414. Romulus, NY 14541607-403-0029Reservation required for groups of 10 or more
C. Varick Winery & Vineyard5102 State Route 89. Romulus, NY 14541315-549-8797Reservation required for groups of 15 or more
D. Knapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant2770 Ernsberger Rd. Romulus, NY 14541607-930-3495Reservations required for 12 or more
E. Goose Watch Winery5480 State Route 89. Romulus, NY 14541315-549-2599Reservations required for 10 or more
F. Buttonwood Grove Winery5986 State Route 89. Romulus, NY 14541607-869-9760Reservations required for 10 or more
G. Toro Run Winery3050 Swick Rd. Ovid, NY 14521315-530-2663Reservations required for 10 or more
H. Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery6800 State Route 89. Ovid, NY 14521607-869-5158Reservations required for 12 or more
I. Thirsty Owl Wine Company6861 State Route 89. Ovid, NY 14521607-869-5805Reservations required for 12 or more
J. Hosmer Winery7020 State Route 89. Ovid, NY 14521607-869-3393Reservations required for 10 or more
K. Lucas Vineyard3862 County Rd 150. Interlaken, NY 14847607-532-4825Reservations required for 15 or more
L. Americana Vineyards4367 East Covert Rd. Interlaken, NY 14847888-600-8067Reservations required for 15 or more
M. Six Mile Creek Vineyard1551 Slaterville Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850607-272-9463Reservations required for 8 or more
N. Long Point Winery1485 Lake Rd. Aurora, NY 13026315-364-6990Reservations required for 10 or more
How to Plan Your Wine Tour
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CAYUGA COUNTY OFFICE OF TOURISMFor information on area accommodations, attractions and events.131 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021 • 800–499–9615 • 315–255–1658 • www.TourCayuga.com
CAYUGA LAKE SCENIC BYWAYWe invite you to visit any of the great destinations around the lake, stroll along its shores and drive the Byway. • www.CayugaLake.com
ITHACA/TOMPKINS COUNTY CONVENTION & VISITOR’S BUREAU904 E. Shore Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850 • 1–800–28–ITHACA • www.VisitIthaca.com
SENECA COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCESeneca Falls, Waterloo, Ovid and Interlaken • 315–568–2906 • www.FingerLakesGateway.com
THE OFFICIAL NEW YORK STATE TOURISM WEBSITEwww.ILoveNY.com
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Thank you to the photographers who contributed images for this guide:Stu Gallagher Photography, Kristian S. Reynolds, Daniel Bell, Dandelion Imagery,
Michele Kisly Fine Portraiture, and ABC Creative Group
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