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Tours and Tastings

Connoisseurs around the globe are learning what locals have know all along – the Finger Lakes Region produces some of the finest wines in the world. Our unique combination of climate, geography and soil allows over 75 different wineries to create distinctive, award winning wines. Ontario County boasts outstanding wineries that are “must sees” and “must taste ” for any wine lover. Start out with a sampling at the New York Wine and Culinary Center – then take to the trails – or make it a year long adventure getting to know each of these wineries more in-depth.

And, while you're sampling – do a cider sampling, a healthy purple sampling? Here's the places we recommend you stop, tour and taste!

Canandaigua Wine Trail
Collection of unique wineries found along the western edge of the world-famous Finger Lakes Wine Region in New York State. It features many outstanding wines, a variety of shops, attractions and restaurants and some of the region's most spectacular scenery overlooking beautiful Canandaigua Lake.

Seneca Lake Wine Trail
Located in the heart of New York's Finger Lakes Region, the Seneca Lake Wine Trail is a terrific destination for families and groups of all ages, boasting tremendous beauty, an extensive list of unique events and experiences and a fantastic place for a daytrip or a week long vacation. Along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail you will truly find a wine to suit every taste.

New York Wine and Culinary Center
The New York Wine & Culinary Center is designed to engage, excite and inspire the people of New York State and the world in a celebration of New York wine and food. The Center is an educational and experiential gateway to New York State's incredible wine, food and culinary industries.

Red Jacket Orchards
Located in Geneva, NY along the rolling hills of Seneca Lake, Red Jacket was originally planted in 1917. Today, the orchard and juice company is managed by the second and third generation of the Nicholson family, which has spent nearly 50 years mastering the art and science of quality fresh fruit and juice production.




This site brought to you by The Ontario County Agricultural Enhancement Board In cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County, the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection, and Ontario County Department of Planning. Canandaigua, New York 14424
585-396-4455 or 585-394-3977.