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Thirsty Owl Wine Company

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Address: 6861 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521-9599
Phone Number: +1 866-869-5805
10:00 - 17:30
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Sun 11:00 - 17:30
Mon - Sat 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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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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9 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 10 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.

Thank hlawlor24
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.

Thank 19e_k58
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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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
Lakeville, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

this is where we got my Favorite bottle of my ( New) favorite NY wine Gewrriztraminer I had only tried this one time before and it was from Germany and I didn't like it..I found out in NY that there is a great Varaition among the wineries in this wine. we also got a Pinot Gris that my wife found... More 

Thank MinnScooter
Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Finally stopped here for a tasting after being in the area for two weeks. The wine selection is remarkable, and we enjoyed all of the tastings. We ended up buying an entire case of wine! We stopped into the Bistro for a snack. Wish we were there for dinner -- the options sounded delicious! We ended up ordering a bottle... More 

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