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Winter at the Wineries

The Winter air may be cold and the ground dusted with snow, but warmth can be found inside the wineries on Keuka Lake. The tasting rooms remain open and with less visitors this time of year guests get a more personalized experience while sampling the superb wine of the Finger Lakes.

Heron Hill Winery offers wine with a view of the stunning lake as it was named one of the "most spectacular tasting rooms in the world," by Travel & Leisure Magazine. Their signature red and white Eclipse blends are definitely worth a try. Join them for their Wednesday Winter Happy Hours to relax with a good company and great wine. Check the schedule for specific dates.

Heron Hill Wine Tasting courtesy of Bonnie Gustin
Heron Hill Wine Tasting courtesy of Bonnie Gustin

The Finger Lakes Wine Region wouldn't be where it is today without to advancements made by Dr. Konstantin Frank when he ignited the "Vinifera Revolution." Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars is carrying on that legacy today offering a variety of wines, most famous perhaps, their Riesling. The breathtaking view through the vineyards onto the lake is a beautiful Winter scene.

Dr. Frank Wine Tasting courtesy of Stu Gallagher
Dr. Frank Wine Tasting courtesy of Stu Gallagher

Bully Hill Vineyards offers up wine with laughter. Keeping in line with their goal to not to serve anything too fancy, just something you can open and enjoy with your friends, the fun tasting beats any cold winter day. With everything on the dry to sweet spectrum there is something everyone can enjoy.

Bully Hill Wine Tasting courtesy of Stu Gallagher
Bully Hill Wine Tasting courtesy of Stu Gallagher

Weis Vineyards is the newest addition to Keuka Lake and they are quickly making a name for themselves with their hand crafted German style wines. Recently receiving awards for their aptly named, "Heart of the Lake", you'll want to make sure to stop in for a tasting.

Weis Vineyards courtesy of Weis Vineyard
Weis Vineyards courtesy of Weis Vineyard

Don't let the Winter weather get you down, get out and enjoy the finest wine the Finger Lakes has to offer!

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