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Seneca Lake Wine Trail

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Address: 2 N Franklin St, Suite 320, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1269
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Fun day with friends!

Great views, generally friendly winery staff & good wine makes for a fun day at the lake. Each winery has a unique spin of some sort that is worth checking out. Tastings are very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Jefferson, Maryland
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Jefferson, Maryland
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great views, generally friendly winery staff & good wine makes for a fun day at the lake. Each winery has a unique spin of some sort that is worth checking out. Tastings are very low cost and you can choose the types of wine you like to try. All offer wine & sometimes gifts to purchase as well. Some offer... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Not worth it to buy the DD ticket for any of the events. It's only a few dollars less than a normal ticket, and several of the wineries don't even have DD stands. There are even wineries who aren't aware that the DD is supposed to get the event food. Save your money. As far as the trail goes for... More 

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Alresford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the region during the fall and had a wondeful time sampling some of the local vintages. Well worth the visit. Really impressive collection of wines which impressed the dinner guests back in England.

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave this kind comment. We hope you're able to fly back over the pond for another visit soon! More 

Wyoming, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We frequently visit Seneca Lake wineries and always have great time. They have some very good dry red wines at various wineries. We like to go off season as they give much more personal attention and often times the owners are around.

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you very much for providing such a nice review, and providing the "pro tip" to other potential visitors about visiting our region during the off season, when so many owners and senior employees are less busy, and available in the tasting room. More 

Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We haven't been on the Seneca Lake Trail in over eight (8) years. It was every bit as good as we remember. The wine offerings were extensive, the tastings plentiful and the hosts at each winery were welcoming and extremely helpful. Thank you for a great sampling of the best New York has to offer!

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to submit this generous review! We hope the next time you visit for your anniversary it will be quicker than 8 years! ;-) More 

Pottstown, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This year's Deck The Halls event was as good as past years. Approximately 35 wineries participated, offering a food pairing with one of their signature wines. An additional three wine samplings were offered at most wineries (someofferedmore). The traditional grapevine wreath was included with each winery providing an ornament for the wreath. Most were very nice ornaments, but some were... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your detailed review about our popular event, and we are genuinely sorry to hear your thoughts on the ornaments, but hope that in future events there will be ornaments more to your liking. More 

Clifton, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stayed from Saturday through Monday. Must have been to about 25 wineries ! The wine was so delicious and every winery is so different. I loved Miles Winery, the view was spectacular- right on the lake. Also loved Ravines Wine Cellars and we ate at Ravines Kitchen - delicious. If you live in the NJ/NY area - this is... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to submit this detailed, enthusiastic review! Hopefully next time you visit it'll be the summer time, and you'll be able to also enjoy Miles Wine Cellars' dock tasting room, down by their beach. More 

Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We spent the weekend with friends enjoying the Deck the Halls event on the Seneca Lake Wine trail. We have done this in years past and always enjoyed our visit. We found lots of our old favorites as well as some new wines and wineries to enjoy. We stayed in Penn Yan at Trimmer House B&B which made for the... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide this positive, detailed review of your recent visit! We hope you can come back for another visit soon. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The wine trail at Seneca Lake includes many wineries. The map published by the wine trail failed to include many wineries. There are a ton of places to drink, but there are minimal other things to do to break up the day. The trail would benefit from including other activities along the trail.

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

Unfortunately we are a member-based organization, and not all tasting rooms on Seneca Lake are also members of our wine trail and therefore aren't noted on our maps or in our brochure. And we are sorry that the lack of other activities negatively impacted your experience visiting our 35 member wineries. We hope that you'll choose to return again someday... More 

Toms River, NJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Deck The Halls Wine Trail Review. A total of 10 of us decided this year to do the Deck The Halls wine trail around Seneca lake. We have been to the Wineries around Seneca Lake before at this time of year, but paid for wine tasting as we visited each winery. The cost was $40 per person or $30 per... More 

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this review

We very much appreciate you taking the time to provide this detailed review, and are sorry to hear that you were so disappointed with our Deck The Halls Weekend event. On the event not starting earlier on Friday: many wineries use the morning to complete preparation for the event, and are reluctant to start the event earlier. This is true... More 

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