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Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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Address: 2 N Franklin St, Suite 320, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1269
Phone Number: +1 877-536-2717
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A holiday trail of fun

We took our annual Deck the Halls Wine Trail event around Seneca Lake and had a blast. The participants were friendly and inviting and they provided a great atmosphere for the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Andrew S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our annual Deck the Halls Wine Trail event around Seneca Lake and had a blast. The participants were friendly and inviting and they provided a great atmosphere for the event. Wine was pared with the food served at each winery and the people attending had a chance to taste a variety of wines. Of course you could purchase... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide this positive review, and we're so very glad to know you had a fun time during that popular event! More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Preferred the left side of the lake versus the right, but great wineries on each side. Start with a meal in Watkins Glen prior to starting up a side. Most of the ones we visited did not have for or anything to eat. Most give you a coupon with your testing to use on your wine purchase. And you can... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide this positive feedback! We couldn't agree more that sampling wine on a full stomach is always a good idea. We hope you can come back and visit us again soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

some of the wineries charge you a fee for tasting, it is a good and bad thing cause there was a few wineries that we did not like any of what they offered, and the ones that you did like they took the fee for the taste test off the first bottle of wine you bought. To me its like... More 

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Thank Chad B
Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

We are sorry you were frustrated by our industry's tasting fee policies and hope that you were able to find at least a few wines you could enjoy, and happily purchase a bottle. It is definitely true that most, if not all, wineries charge a tasting fee of some sort, with some of them generously opting to credit that modest... More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great wineries and breweries on this trail. All offer sampling. Friendly people offer information about the wines, beers and spirits. A bus tour will give you better sampling opportunities, otherwise a designated driver is a must.

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide this detailed, friendly review! We agree that it is usually a very good idea to have a designated driver, especially when visiting several wineries in one day. We hope you come back to visit again soon! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun way to trip around Seneca Lake, wineries are interspersed around both sides of the lake. Fantastic views along the west side of the lake and are a little further spaced apart; western side of the lake is very dense with many choices for wineries. Most places had tastings for prices between $3 and $8. If you are looking to... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide this detailed, friendly review! Definitely an amazing, and growing, number of other tasting rooms like breweries, distilleries and cideries! We agree that it is usually a very good idea to have a designated driver, especially when visiting several wineries in one day. We hope you come back to visit again soon! More 

Wexford, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice day! There are so many wineries and breweries from which to choose. Do a little research and PACE yourself. Also. ... enlist a designated driver or car service. A couple of favorites for wine, people and atmosphere: Leidenfrost and Chateau Lafayette Reneau. The wine at Standing Stone was very good, too. Plenty of B&Bs in the... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide this detailed, friendly review! We agree that it is usually a very good idea to have a designated driver, especially when visiting several wineries in one day. And, Toni's is a great little joint that many of us locals adore. We hope you come back to visit again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the Finger Lakes and it did not disappoint. Our plan was to spend a day following the Seneca Lake wine trail. Well it quickly became apparent that one day would not be enough. So many wineries to choose from. All very easy to get to. We stopped at six and each one was excellent.... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide this detailed, friendly review! We hope you come back to visit again soon and visit the many other wineries you didn't have time to visit this time around! More 

High Point, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I toured the Seneca Lake Wine Trail while on vacation. If you like wine, this is a must!!! On the first day we went up the eastside of Seneca Lake and on the second day, we hit the westside. The wineries on the eastside had the better views overall of Seneca Lake. Several were so beautiful. There... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide this detailed, friendly review! We hope you come back to visit again soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love wineries, this is the lake, will take you two days to stop by the majority of them. They have a range of wines, quality and prices. Makes for a very fun weekend.

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide this positive review! We hope you're able to come back and visit our Trail again someday soon. More 

ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Seneca Lake Wine Trail 10/22-10/24. The fall foliage was spectacular. We visited a total of 21 wineries and a few other places of interest. The white wines were very good although I prefer reds. Most of the reds did not suit my tastes but I did find a few that were pretty good. If... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to provide this nice review, and we're happy to hear that you had a great time, and found some reds that appealed to your palate. With Finger Lakes wineries having won the prestigious Governor's Cup two years in a row, both with red wines, we are very happy with our growing reputation for delicious red... More 

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