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Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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Address: 2 N Franklin St, Suite 320, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1269
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I would suggest getting a map and doing some research of the wineries before you go. We were there for 5 days and didn't get to half of the wineries. Oh well, we will have to go... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2015
Joan A
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Williamstown, KY
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Williamstown, KY
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

I would suggest getting a map and doing some research of the wineries before you go. We were there for 5 days and didn't get to half of the wineries. Oh well, we will have to go back. The maps are good, but there is great signage also. All the people we met from the wineries were great! Most have... More 

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Kyle P, Public Relations Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

We're always happy to send a brochure out with a map and details about each of our member wineries to anyone who'd like one- just call the office or request one from our website! While we agree that the signage is helpful to alert visitors to upcoming wineries, it can be nice to see info about places before coming out,... More 

Wescosville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Fantastic wines and views make this wine trail truly worth a few days. The trail has far too many wineries to do in less than a three days. There are great wineries on both sides of the Seneca Lake. Many offer tremendous views of the lake. Many of the wineries charge a tasting fee but some give a credit toward... More 

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Kyle P, Public Relations Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

All solid points, thanks for taking the time to write a review! We agree that taking a couple days to explore is better than just one quick day around the lake. Hopefully we'll see you back along the Trail again soon! More 

Quechee, Vermont
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We visited several area wineries and enjoyed them all. The wine makers and staff were extremely informative and we sampled some excellent wine. We ended up purchasing about 3 cases in total. All the wineries are well maintained and the area is lovely.

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Kyle P, Public Relations Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

One of the benefits of visiting small (sometimes family owned) wineries- a chance meeting with the winemaker! It happens frequently in the Finger Lakes, and is great to hear you enjoyed the experience! Thanks for sharing about your experience. Cheers! More 

Watkins Glen, New York
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8 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Everything was fun and good! I have been on the trail many times and even worked at a winery in Rock Stream.

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Kyle P, Public Relations Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Getting a local's stamp of approval is always great for visitors to see- thanks for sharing! More 

Blue Bell, Pa
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a fun opportunity to explore the local wines and learn about the area. People are friendly and most tastings are very inexpensive.

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Kyle P, Public Relations Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

While liquor stores may offer tastings of select wines, there's nothing better than visiting the producers yourself and tasting all they offer! There's so much to choose from, you'll surely find a new favorite every time you visit. Thanks for taking the time to share about your experience, hope to see you again soon! More 

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

Never went on a wine trail or wine tasting. Many different places to choose from. Pretty good for our first trip. Will be back to try more places. My wife, who isn't a wine enthusiast found something to enjoy at the Earle Estates Meadery.

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Kyle P, Public Relations Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

With dozens of wineries around Seneca Lake, you're sure to find something to please every palate! Repeat visits are always encouraged to visit old favorites and find new gems. We look forward to seeing you on the Trail again soon! More 

Inman, South Carolina
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Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I've never been a huge fan of NY wines from the Finger Lakes region. However, the trail with maps, signage and welcoming hosts was a great experience. State route 14 is the west trail...best grouping of wineries 10 to 15 miles up from Watkins Glen. 414 is the east side and offers a few breezes in the mix of ecceletic... More 

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Kyle P, Public Relations Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Its great to hear that the signage and maps helps you find your way around! Being a short drive for a quick getaway from NH, we hope you'll be back again soon to enjoy the ever-growing Finger Lakes wine country. More 

Middletown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

As with most wine trails, it has its good and bad. Do your research in advance or you will be overwhelmed with the choices. There are also some very good breweries on this lake to go along with the excellent wineries, so plan accordingly. Oh yes, there are also two distilleries to choose from. We stay in Watkins Glen since... More 

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Kyle P, Public Relations Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Being the largest Finger Lake, Seneca boasts the largest number of wineries in the area and it certainly can be difficult at times to know where to go! Thanks for taking your time to share your suggestions, and we hope to see you out on the Trail again sometime soon! More 

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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

We went up to Lake Seneca to enjoy our anniversary for a week. We biked, visiting wineries on a bicycle, and met so many lovely people at the wineries. The wine tasting is great, the fee per tasting is reasonable and you can't go wrong with the ones they have to offer

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Kyle P, Public Relations Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

That sounds like a wonderful way to celebrate an anniversary- so glad you chose the Seneca Lake Wine Trail for your trip! We hope to see you up here again for future anniversary celebrations. More 

Jackson, Ohio
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

Fantastic wineries of many different prices and comfort levels. Some are obviously courting a higher end business with prices to match, but the majority are wallet friendly and nearly all have something to offer. The region is best known for Rieslings, but all types are found and are quite delicious.

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Kyle P, Public Relations Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

The variety of wineries and wines are undoubtedly one of the great things about the Finger Lakes. Thanks for taking the time to share about your visit! More 

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