Late Fall is a great time to plan a visit to any of the Finger Lakes Wine Trails in Western New York. Each of the Trails organizes special events, sure to delight visitors!
At the events in late November and December, enjoy viewing the wineries decked out in full holiday splendor!
Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail: Fall Wine Trail Cornucopia – Sunday, October 11th, 2009, Noon to 5 p.m. – Enjoy this Trail-wide celebration offering wine & food pairings, winemaker meet and greets, winery tours and more. Tickets are $20 per person and $35 per couple and are available at area Wegmans and the seven participating wineries. CLICK HERE for a map of the Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail.
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail: 16th Annual Holiday Shopping Spree – November 20-22; December 4-6 (Note: Times vary by winery; confirm time with the wineries you plan to visit) – Sample fine wines and delicious holiday treats. Take home a souvenir wineglass, a grapevine wreath, a shopper card, holiday recipes plus a collectible Cayuga Wine Trail ornament from each winery. Participants will be eligible to win a number of overnight packages at some of the regions finest accommodations. Tickets available at any Wegmans after September 28th or CLICK HERE. 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. CLICK HERE for a map of the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail.
Keuka Lake Wine Trail: Keuka Holidays I and II – November 14-15, 21-22 (Note: Times vary by winery; confirm time with the wineries you plan to visit) Hearty food and wine pairings! Ticket holders receive a grapevine wreath at their starting winery and an ornament from each participating winery. Tickets sell quickly, so are advance sale only. Advance Tickets: $35 per person; $55 per couple. CLICK HERE to order tickets. CLICK HERE for a map of the Keuka wine Trail.
Seneca Lake Wine Trail: 18th Annual Deck the Halls Weekends – November 20-22 and December 4-6, Friday 1p.m.-5p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-5p.m. – Delightful food and wine pairings at 33 different wineries plus each ticket includes a grapevine wreath and recipe book from your starting winery plus a unique ornament from each additional winery you visit. Tickets sell out quickly, so CLICK HERE to order your tickets now. $70 per couple, $58 per couple if one is designated driver, $48 per single, $36 per single designated driver. The Christmas House in Elmira, NY and 11 of the wineries will also be participating in “The 12 Wines of Christmas” selling custom label, limited edition wines. CLICK HERE for maps of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail.
For information on the Cayuga Wine Trail’s event that runs in 2009 throughout the month of September, visit: Cayuga Lake Wine Trail’s Harvest Hoopla.