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Recommended Finger Lakes
Wineries & Craft Producers

What separates Experience! The Finger Lakes tours from other regional touring companies is our relationship with our winery partners and craft producers. We carefully select wineries on our tours to ensure the highest quality experience possible.  Each of these superb wineries takes special care to make sure our guests receive a memorable and personal experience.

Buttonwood Grove Winery West Side of Cayuga Lake

A family owned winery producing fantastic expressions of classic Finger Lakes varietals like Riesling, Chardonnay, and Cabernet, but also throwing in some unique selections such as pet nat and classic sparkling.

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Sheldrake Point Vineyard West Side of Cayuga Lake

One of the original 100% vinifera wineries on Cayuga Lake that produce of some of the most well-respected and enjoyed wines in the Finger Lakes region.

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Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery West Side of Cayuga Lake

This family owned and operated winery is home of a number of unique and handcrafted wines, where our guests will get a behind the scenes vineyard and cellar tour with owners Susie or Tom Challen.

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Bet The Farm Winery & Market West Side of Cayuga Lake

Bet The Farm is a small boutique farm winery where owners Kit and Nancy sharing their passion and palate for lesser-known Finger Lakes varietals like Dornfelder, Traminette, and Gamay.

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Bright Leaf Vineyards East Side of Cayuga Lake

An east side winery known for their dry wines and beautiful views. Casual fare of cheese and charcuterie available to enjoy both inside and outside overlooking the lake.

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Treleaven Wines East Side of Cayuga Lake

A destination winery with great wines, and an eatery focusing on delicious comfort foods.

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Long Point Winery East Side of Cayuga Lake

An east side gem featuring wines less seen in the Finger Lakes like Zinfindel, Sangiovese, and Sauvignion Blanc. Generously prepared deli sandwiches are made onsite to enjoy with their stunning view.

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Silver Thread Vineyard East Side of Seneca Lake

Since the 1980s, this winery has been providing small-scale, handcrafted Riesling, Pinot Noir, Gerwurztraminer, and Cabernet Franc.

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Flatt Rock Wine Cellars East Side of Seneca Lake

A new family owned vineyard and winery, Flatt Rock focuses on dry reds and Vinifera grapes.

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Damiani Wine Cellars East Side of Seneca Lake

A relatively new winery, Damiani has built a reputation and following for its hand-crafted, full-bodied Vinifera Reds.

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Missick Cellars West Side of Seneca Lake

Situated in a magnificent location atop a hill overlooking central Seneca Lake, Bellangelo produces a wide spectrum of wines including Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Seyval Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay and their signature traditional method sparkling wines.

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Barnstormer Winery West Side of Seneca Lake

Located in a historic barn with roots stemming back to the early 1800′s, Barnstormer is small boutique winery producing exclusive, small-batch vinifera wines.

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Lakewood Vineyards West Side of Seneca Lake

Three generations of the Stamp family run this diverse winery, producing some of the Finger Lakes’ most award-winning wines. Lakewood offers over 7 varieties of wine, their most recognized wine being their Riesling.

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Anthony Road Wine Company West Side of Seneca Lake

With 3 vineyards, Anthony Road has a wine for every taste, from dry to sweet. Anthony Road is best known for their delicious white wines, and their entertaining tasting room staff.

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Fox Run Vineyards West Side of Seneca Lake

This family owned vineyard offers in-depth tours of the vineyard and winemaking facility and a Café that features a fully house-made menu with produce from our garden. Fox Run has been on the forefront of the region’s emergence as a word-class appellation of cool-climate Vinifera wines.

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Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars Keuka Lake

The original vinifera winery of the Finger Lakes that has been making stellar wines for over 50 years.

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Heron Hill Vineyards Keuka Lake

This beautiful winery boasts a magnificent tasting room, fabulous wines, and farm to table cuisine.

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Hunt Country Vineyards KEUKA LAKE

The Hunt family has been farming on the west side of Keuka Lake for seven generations. They were recipients of the 2020 Sustainability Award from the New York Wine & Grape Foundation.

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Finger Lakes Cider House West Cayuga Lake

Incredible craft hard cider from multiple FLX producers located on a bucolic farm. A perfect lunch stop!

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Goose Watch Winery Cayuga Lake

Known for their uncommon collections of premium wines and picturesque setting on Cayuga Lake.

Hosmer Winery Cayuga Lake

A small, family-owned winery that makes a giant footprint in the Finger Lakes with their award-winning wines.

Knapp Winery Cayuga Lake

On the Cayuga landscape for over 30 years, Knapp is known for its variety of wine, cordials, and brandy, as well as its classic vineyard restaurant.

Shepherdess Cellars Cayuga Lake

One of the newer wineries on Cayuga Lake, Shepherdess focuses on dry wines that possess a beautiful mineral edge.

Thirsty Owl Wine Company Cayuga Lake

Quality wines with a great stop for lunch at their lakeview bistro.

Billsboro Winery West Side of Seneca Lake

A new family owned vineyard and winery, Flatt Rock focuses on dry reds and Vinifera grapes.

Red Newt East Side of Seneca Lake

On Seneca Lake’s east shore, Red Newt provides an array of red and white wines to try in their tasting room, and generous local cheese and charcuterie boards in “the Bistro.”

Atwater Estate Vineyards Seneca Lake

One of region’s most respected wineries with a reputation for producing consistently fabulous wines vintage after vintage.

Bloomer Creek Vineyard Seneca Lake

Known for their vineyard-specific, small-batch vinifera wines. Bloomer Creek has some of the most original illustrations of alsatian-styled wines in the region.

Boundary Breaks Wine Seneca Lake

Nestled within the farmland of the Finger Lakes, this vineyard is committed to estate grown Riesling of all types as well as different expressions of Cabernet Franc.

Finger Lakes Distilling Seneca Lake

The region’s only stand-along distillery focuses exclusively on distilled spirits made from local ingredients. All their excellent products are distilled from scratch in small batches.

Hector Wine Company Seneca Lake

Enjoy fabulous wines and above and beyond service in their unique tasting room on the East side of Seneca Lake.

Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard Seneca Lake

Wiemer is considered one of the top Riesling producers in the United States, and was recognized by Wine & Spirits Magazine as one of the top 100 American wineries for 2014.

Kemmeter Wines Seneca Lake

This is a boutique winery of Johannes Rienhardt, who comes from a wine-making family in Germany that has been making wines since the mid 15th century. He left Germany, and moved to the Finger Lakes to express his own vision of fine wine making.

Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars Seneca Lake

Lamoreaux is one of the most beautiful wineries and vineyards in the region, and their wines are as equally stunning.

Lucky Hare Brewing Company Seneca Lake

Initially focusing on ales, Lucky Hare looks to create hand crafted beer that reflects not only their passion for great beer but also the Finger Lakes & its community.

Red Tail Ridge Winery Seneca Lake

Red Tail Ridge is recognized by the New York Times, Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast as one of the best producers in the region. Winemaker Nancy Irelan has made a name in the region for exploring grape varieties not seen anywhere else in the region, like the German Dornfelder and the Italian Teroldego in addition to more classic Finger Lakes varietals.

Standing Stone Vineyards Seneca Lake

A stunning winery that sits on some of the oldest vineyards in the Finger Lakes, giving them exceptional fruit to make their exceptional wines.

Wagner Vineyards Seneca Lake

One of the oldest wineries in the Finger Lakes, Wagner produces over 30 types of award-winning wines, and also brews its own line of beers on premises.

Weis Vineyards Keuka Lake

Germany-born Winemaker Hans Peter Weis traveled to the U.S. on a quest to discover the world, stumbling upon his home away from home in the Finger Lakes. With the unique minerality to FLX soil, he is able to pursue his passion of handcrafting traditional German style wines for all to enjoy.

Domaine LeSeurre Keuka Lake

A Finger Lakes winery with a French accent! Sébastien and Céline Leseurre are a French husband and wife winemaking team, well-known for their Riesling selection.

Ravines Wine Cellars Keuka Lake

Crafting some of the most cutting edge wines in the Finger Lakes, winemaker Morton Halgren has received international recognition for his superb and innovative wines.

McGregor Vineyard Keuka Lake

Combining tradition and innovation, McGregor Vineyards creates wine from unique varietals in addition to classic Finger Lakes wines.

Hopshire Farm and Brewery Ithaca

A very popular neighborhood brewery where locals love to come together and enjoy their hand crafted brews.

Ports of New York Ithaca

A hidden gem by the Cayuga inlet and maker of french-inspired Meleau specialty ports and table wines.

Six Mile Creek Vineyard Ithaca

A tasting room located a short drive outside of downtown Ithaca specializing in the production of classic Finger Lakes wines and small-batch spirits.

South Hill Cider Ithaca

This producer of excellent craft ciders has created a destination for locals to relax and enjoy excellent ciders with paired cheese and charcuterie plates.