Ranked the 3rd best wine area by 10best.com, the Finger Lakes is one of the fastest growing wine regions in the United States. Known for its acres of vineyards, family farms, and wineries, and locally grown, small production wines, this area has a little bit of everything for everyone.
The Finger Lakes is well known for its delicious Riesling's, and if you've never tried a wine this fine--you're not going to want to miss the chance. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or just enjoy an occasional glass, there is bound to be a wine experience just right for you.
As the most eastern of the Finger Lakes wine trails, the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is made up of 16 wineries that each offers visitors a unique experience. Established in 1983, Cayuga Lake is also the first and longest running Wine Trail in the Country. Here, visitors can sample award-winning wines as they look out onto stunning views of the rolling vineyards, Cayuga Lake and Taughannock Falls.
Featuring some of the region`s most scenic and amazing views, the Keuka Lake Wine Trail also offers visitors the most diverse group of wineries in the Finger Lakes. Whether you prefer dry or sweet wines, Keuka Lake has a winery that is sure to please all taste buds. History buffs will also appreciate that the first bonded winery was established right here in 1860.
The large scale and deep waters of Seneca Lake make it an ideal place for grape growing. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the Seneca Lake Wine Trail is home to more wineries than any other Wine Trail along Finger Lakes. Open year-round, the collection of 35 wineries that make up the Seneca Lake Wine Trail offer visitors a number of premium food and wine events to enjoy.