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CJS Vineyards

6900 Fosterville Rd, Auburn, NY 13021-8564
+1 315-730-4619
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I had to write a review! Definitely recommend!

We visited in June, and I feel bad it has taken so long to get this review up. So, this was an... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
n02578845
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Cortland, New York
knowledgeable and fun wine tasting

CJS is a family winery, with plenty of knowhow and expertise. The tasting was very warm, friendly... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
rokkap
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Ascona, Switzerland
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Since 1995, family owned Finger Lakes vineyards and winery, specializing in estate dry and semi-dry food friendly wines. We produce wine from our Riesling, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Chambourcin, and Cayuga grapes. Our tasting room is open weekends April through December at the Fosterville vineyard.
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6900 Fosterville Rd, Auburn, NY 13021-8564
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visited in June, and I feel bad it has taken so long to get this review up. So, this was an excellent experience on our little impromptu wine tour that day. We were at Montezuma winery and saw in a google map that this...More

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cscholomiti, Owner at CJS Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Glad you enjoyed your visit and our wines. Hope to see you again. Thanks!

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

CJS is a family winery, with plenty of knowhow and expertise. The tasting was very warm, friendly and informative, reflecting deep tradition. Good wines, too.

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cscholomiti, Owner at CJS Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you and stop by again!

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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This winery is definitely off the beaten path. With so many large wineries in the Finger Lakes, it was nice to visit a small intimate operation. The owner, Chris, was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about his wines. Reds are better than the whites here. Try...More

Thank Ryan G
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Management response:Responded 8 June 2017

Thanks again Ryan! Chris

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I drove by the sign for this winery on RT 5 and 20 for years. I was on my way to work or on a mission. They have a sandwich board at the end of Fosterville Rd. I bought some to cellar, it was good...More

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Management response:Responded 21 January 2017

Thanks for the review. We hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We went there for their cheese, chocolate, and Chambourcin pairing and we were so happy that we found this winery. The wine was all really good; my friend and I ended up buying six bottles. The owner and his daughter gave us great service. They...More

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Management response:Responded 15 November 2016

Glad you folks enjoyed our winery weekend event. We had lots of fun with all our guests. Hope to see you again in the future!

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in on our way home and the proprietor/winemaker walked out to greet us. After an enjoyable sampling of the available wines, he gave us a quick tour of the facility. It was clean and well organized. I would recommend winery for Riesling lovers.

Thank Bulitlist
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Management response:Responded 31 August 2016

We enjoyed meeting you and showing you our winery. Hope to see you again. Thanks, Chris & Jan

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

We have visited CJS Vineyards on numerous occasions, and it's always wonderful. Chris takes the time to discuss and explain all of his wines, which are marvelous, and the prices are very good. Looking forward to a return trip.

Thank egertodr
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Management response:Responded 16 August 2016

Thanks for your visit. We look forward to seeing you again, Chris & Jan.

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Reviewed 27 May 2016

CJS is a small winery on the edge of Auburn, NY, in the Finger Lakes area. It's up a narrow winding driveway and there is very little parking, so it's best to visit out of peak tourism times. Chris, the owner and winemaker, served us...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

This winery is truly a hidden gem in the Finger Lakes! We met with Chris the owner, winemaker, marketer etc. You felt like a guest rather than a customer. He took the time to discuss his wines, what foods to pair each wine, the wine...More

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Chris S, Owner at CJS Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2015

It was great to meet you, thanks for the review!

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Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Our friends mentioned CJS and how good the wine was, so we set out looking for it. Jann and Chris we're warm and friendly, the wine was tasty, we got to watch part of the wine making process, and take a walk in the vineyard....More

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Chris S, Owner at CJS Vineyards, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2015

Enjoyed meeting you folks, Thanks for the review!

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robingittens
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Response from Chris S | Property representative |
Hi, we don't serve food, but there are several great places to eat locally. We can give you directions when you're here. Thanks
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