For those with a passion for fine wine, the Best of Seneca West Wine Tours are must-do while in Ithaca, NY.The events begin on Oct 22, 2016 and run through Nov 5, 2016 from 9:30 am - 5 pm. Transportation is provided to tour three special wineries and a stop for lunch at what has been deemed "arguably the best hot dog stand in the world."
The tour starts at Kemmeter Winery, the boutique winery of Johannes Rienhardt who came here from Germany to express his vision of winemaking. It then stops for a culinary delight at FLX Wienery, a special eatery project of Master Sommelier Christopher Bates and Isabel Bogadtke. Enjoy locally sourced ingredients including house-made sausages and freshly ground burgers.
After lunch, enjoy a private tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyards, one of the top Riesling producers in the U.S. The tour culminates at the Red Tail Ridge Winery, recognized by the New York Times, Wine Spectator, and Wine Enthusiast as one of the best producers in the region. Winemaker Nancy Irelan is best known for using grape varietals that are unheard of in the region. The Best of Seneca West Wine Tours is one of Ithaca, NY's best events for just $145 per person. The price includes transportation, tasting fees, lunch, special food pairings, and other added services. Advanced reservations are required. Guests of The Statler Hotel will not be disappointed with the selection of wineries and eateries on the tour.
- Start:October 22, 2016
- End:October 22, 2016
- Where: 1030 Larzelere Road, Penn Yan, NY, USA, 14527
- Event Type: Food & Dining
- Ticket Price:145