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Thirsty Owl Wine Company

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Address: 6861 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521-9599
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+1 866-869-5805
10:00 - 17:30
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Fingerlakes Wine Tour

We were able to walk over to the Thirsty Owl after our visit to Cayuga Ridge. My friend and I did a wine tasting. We liked that we had a lot of choices. Beautiful view of Cayuga... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2016
Ravenna, Ohio
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Peace Dale, RI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You want to find things that resonate with your friends and guests, but mostly yourself.... While there are a huge number of wineries here in the FingerLakes, there are a few differences. Basics! Are what I seek! Sure, there are awesome and vibrant offerings at each stop of the WineTrail.... There is even a hot Dog stand at the beginning... More 

Thank Journeyman51
Leechburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The winery had a nice variety of both dry and sweet wines with full and robust flavors. My favorite being the diamond wine. The colleagues are knowledgeable but also know how to have a good time with customers. The view of the Seneca lake was at a distant but still beautiful and scenic. We truly enjoyed the winery and plan... More 

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Miami, Florida
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291 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went for the wine tasting and liked a lot of their wines, made some purchases. We walked thru the vineyards as well. The scenery is beautiful. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank HectorFL
Endicott, New York
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We enjoyed our tasting and found the young man very helpful. The selected wines were excellent and we returned later for dinner.

Thank jconwell51
Syracuse, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for a wine tasting on my birthday. It is up on a hill overlooking Cayuga Lake so the setting is really pretty. The wines were all really good and the service was excellent. They also give you a coupon for $2 off a bottle of wine per tasting.

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Ravenna, Ohio
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were able to walk over to the Thirsty Owl after our visit to Cayuga Ridge. My friend and I did a wine tasting. We liked that we had a lot of choices. Beautiful view of Cayuga Lake.

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Blandon, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Part of our wine tasting weekend included a stop at Thirsty Owl. We found some wines that we both could enjoy. There is a bistro in case you wanted a bite to eat while out tasting wines. The views are fantastic of the lake and vineyard from the bistro and from the property.

Thank Steve S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Wine tasting... had 3 pourers. At the 3rd I asked what was happening and he said" I don't really have to serve you"...will never go back...

Thank bubberPa
Owego, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Driving along Cayuga Lake we decided to stop Thirsty Owl for lunch. First thing you note is the great location in the middle of the vineyard and overlooking Cayuga lake. Beautiful location and views. Did a wine tasting with a super young man (Cornell grad) who gave helpful info and guided us to several wines which we greatly enjoyed! Lunch... More 

Thank upstatedoc
Irwin, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The thirsty owl was the 3rd stop on our wine tour. They were extremely busy and we felt very rushed to taste the wine and get out! Wine pouring the wine, they told us the same thing about the wine that was on the wine list (same description) like it had been memorized and recited, adding no additional information.

Thank djp1000

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