Experience the rich bounties and spectacular landscapes of the Finger Lakes Wine Country, where you'll find three distinct wine trails, including the nearby Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, and more than 50 charming wineries. America's first and longest running wine trail, the nearby Cayuga Lake Wine Trail offers 16 incredible wineries with breathtaking views.
The Finger Lakes region specializes in aromatic white varieties like Gewürztraminer and Riesling, and produces bold Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir. The rich grape growing land created by the lakes and limestone soils give the wines a distinctive flavor. Enjoy wine tasting at beautiful wineries, savor wine country cuisine at bistros and restaurants, and enjoy local micro-breweries.
The Finger Lakes Wine Trails also boasts exciting wine and food pairing events throughout the year. From chocolate and cheese to herb, harvest and barbecue events, the beautiful Finger Lakes countryside is a wine lover's paradise. Sip unique blends as you enjoy stunning waterfalls, woodlands and the area's rustic beauty.
When is the best time to visit Finger Lakes Wine Country?
Finger Lakes Wine Country is a a beautiful year-round destination for wine tasting and outdoor fun. A springtime visit includes awakening grapevines along with blooming flowers. Fall brings a colorful collage of foliage, while summer features festivals and incredible outdoor recreation. Winter is also a great time to tour the trail, thanks to holiday events and sparkling white snow.