While the warmest days in upstate New York may be over for 2012, that is no reason to stay away from our beautiful corner of the nation! Fall means less people on the road, in the restaurants and in the wineries. More attention and space for you to enjoy autumn splendor! Plus, you might find just the right wines for your Thanksgiving dinner!
Sparkling and Dessert Wine Festival at Swedish Hill Winery (4565 Rt 414, Romulus) Nov 3. Sparkling and dessert wines will be featured with complimentary desserts. It’s a great weekend to start your holiday shopping! Time yet to be determined; for more information you can contact Lindsay Case at (607) 403-0029.
Nouveau Celebration 2012 at Glenora Wine Cellars (5435 State Route 14, Dundee) Nov. 3, 1 – 4 p.m. Join Glenora Wine Cellars to celebrate their first wine of 2012! $15 per person; advanced online tickets only $12! Enjoy a glass of Nouveau Wine, live entertainment, hearty seasonal hors d’oeuvres and 30% discount on wine!
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Holiay Shopping Spree (Participating wineries surrounding Keuka Lake) Nov. 16-18. Ring in the season with an off-the-beaten-path Holiday Shopping Spree…a frequent sell-out! Each of the 16 wineries on the trail offers tastes of their finest wines and amazing deals on purchases.
Ticket holders receive a handmade grapevine wreath and collect an ornament from each winery visited! The wineries will be decorated for the holidays and full of cheer, the gift shops stocked with unique and locally crafted items, perfect for holiday gift-giving. As a participant, you will also receive a souvenir wineglass and a discount card for $5 off each $35 spent. This card can be used at every winery you visit.
Weekend ticket: $35 per person or $50 per couple. Tickets can be ordered by calling the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail office at 1-800-684-5217, online at the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail website or stopping by Wegmans Food Market.