Springtime is a great season to visit Finger Lakes Wineries!  They haven’t become too busy yet, so you’ll get very personal attention.  The snow should be gone, the flowers will begin to bloom, and it’ll be lovely!

Wine-testing

Enjoy these Spring activities on the wine trails:

Cayuga Wine Trail
17th Annual Wine and Herb Festival – April 24-26, May 1-3, 2009
Each winery will prepare tasty delicacies made with herbs.  You’ll be assigned a winery to start at and travel around the lake stopping at other wineries where you’ll receive herb or vegetable plants along with a souvenir wine glasse and a recipe.
New for 2009: On April 24th, Montezuma, King Ferry, Long Point and Six Mile Creek wineries will welcome guests from 1-5 p.m.
If you’re an early bird, stop at Long Point or King Ferry Winery at 9 a.m. on Saturday or Sunday for Mimosa’s with fresh fruit and pastries!
Pricing:
Advance tickets: Single $ 35.00, Couple $ 50.00.
Tickets at the door: Single $ 40.00, Couple $ 55.00.
Designated Driver: Single $ 30.00, Couple $ 45.00.

To purchase tickets for Cayuga Lake Wine Trail’s Wine and Herb Festival, CLICK HERE or purchase tickets at Wegmans.

Keuka Lake Wine Trail
World Tour of Food and Wine – April 4-5, 25-26
 Each winery will pair a a deliciously-prepared dish from a different country or region with a carefully selected 2008 vintage wine, offering guests the opportunity to learn how foods and styles of wines are paired.
Pricing:
$25 per person in advance
$30 per person at the door
$19 per person Sunday Special in advance

Keuka in Bloom
Enjoy foods seasoned with herbs and carefully paired with delicious wines as you make your way from winery to winery, enjoying the Springtime and collecting  two 4″ pots at each with an herb in one and a flower in the other.
Pricing:
$35 per person, $50 per couple
Note: Advance sale only!  Call 800.440.4898 to order your tickets today.

Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Cruisin’ the Tropics Weekend – March 27-29
Time: Friday, 1-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (2-1/2 day event)
Pull out your shades and tropical shirt for a fun weekend of winery cruisin’ and sampling tropically-inspired recipes paired with delicious wines.  You’ll receive a gift at your starting winery.
Pricing:
$30 per person (wine tasting ticket)
$18 for designated driver tickets
Note: Tickets are limited, so to order yours, CLICK HERE.

Spring Wine and Cheese Weekend – April 24-26
Time: Friday, 1-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (2-1/2 day event)
At your starting winery, you’ll be given a gift and a recipe book , then you’ll make your way along the trail sampling wine and cheese pairings.  Sponsored by McCadam Cheese.
Pricing:
$30 per person (wine tasting ticket)
$18 for designated driver tickets

Note: Tickets are limited, so to order yours, CLICK HERE.

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