Canandaigua, Cayuga, Keuka and Seneca are the four lakes that house the majority of the award-winning Finger Lakes wine trails. Great to visit any time of the year, the Finger Lakes wine trails are not just for summer. Finger Lakes wine trails fully embrace the wine culture, providing visitors and guests with an experience to learn more about wine and truly get a taste of what the Finger Lakes wine trails have to offer – because it’s about more than just wine.
Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail
Only 41 miles to travel from Fairport to Canandaigua to Naples, the Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail makes for an ideal day trip or weekend getaway. Comprised of well-known wineries, up-and-coming breweries, unique restaurants, wine tasting centers, cozy B&B’s and niche shops, there’s so much to see and do around the Canandaigua lake area.
If you’re planning to get a taste of Canandaigua (literally), the Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail Passport provides complimentary tastings at every winery, as well as additional price discounts with the purchase of wine with the use of each passport. Proceeds go toward the Canandaigua Lake Wine Trail non-profit organization and can be purchased for only $15 a piece at any one of Canandaigua’s wineries.
Before you plan your next trip, familiarize yourself with Canandaigua’s finest wineries and what they have to offer by visiting canandaiguawinetrail.com/wineries.
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
Located right in the heart of these Finger Lakes wine trails is the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail, home to a unique blend of award-winning wines, scenic beauty and local eateries.
Referred to as ‘America’s First Wine Trail,’ the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail was first established in 1983 in an effort to promote the wineries located within the region as a collective. Today, the longest-running wine trail in America now offers a variety that is truly unmatched in wine touring and tasting.
Learn more about the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail experience here.
Keuka Lake Wine Trail
Keuka Lake’s spectacular beauty, deep rooted history, and balanced, vibrant wines make the Keuka Lake Wine Trail one of the most celebrated wine-producing regions in the Finger Lakes.
Visitors year-round get to experience the Keuka Lake Wine Trail offerings, including tasting rooms, exquisite wines, natural beauty and regional-focused events.
For $15, Keuka Lake Passports can be purchased for free standard wine tastings per person at each of the five-member wineries.
Visit the Keuka Lake Wine Trail today!
Seneca Lake Wine Trail
A total of 35-member wineries make the scenic Seneca Lake Wine Trail (SLWT) the largest and most active wine trail in the Finger Lakes wine region. The SLWT is a region that is rich with history and world-class wines and takes pride in its hundreds of national and international medals for their world-class Riesling, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Honey Wine (Mead) selections.
Visitors can experience daily tastings, tours, and trail-wide events that feature local cuisine and seasonal themes.
If you’re interested in purchasing a Seneca Lake Wine Trail Passport for a complimentary, standard flight of wines at each participating winery, click here, or explore more about the Seneca Lake Wine Trail here.