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Off the Beaten Wine Trail, Explore Finger Lakes Wineries Not on a Wine Trail

The Finger Lakes are known for producing excellent wine, particularly for world-renowned Rieslings. That being said, the Finger Lakes have so much more to offer. Though many wineries can be found through marketing associations such as wine trail organizations, not all wineries will be found along a wine trail. Explore these incredible wine producers while exploring the Finger Lakes region and getting off the standard beaten path that is a wine trail. Enjoy your excursions to some of these secret gems!

 

Other Finger Lakes Wineries

1911 Tasting Room at the Apple Hill Campus -- LaFayette: Featuring sparkling hard ciders and varietal apple wines. Have your apple a day in a new and delicious way! Stop by the winery for free wine tasting. Open Sept & Oct daily 10-5; Nov & Dec Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5; Jan-Aug seasonal (please call ahead).

Anyela's Vineyards -- Skaneateles: The story of Anyela's Vineyards began three generations ago in Eastern Europe and continues today on the hillside high above Skaneateles Lake. The Nocek family combines its viticultural experience with the cooler climate patterns and fertile soil to grow our select grapes.

Deer Run Winery -- Geneseo: Deer Run Winery, the westernmost Finger Lake winery, is located on the north end of Conesus Lake. The father and son team of winemakers have over 50 years of combined experience and are committed to creating quality wine for the everyday occasion and every palate. 

Pleasant Valley Wine Company -- Hammondsport: The Great Western Winery Visitors Center (formerly Taylor Winery). U.S. Bonded Winery #1 established 1860, the oldest winery in the Finger Lakes Region.

White Birch Vineyards Tasting Room -- Skaneateles: White Birch Vineyards Tasting Room features quality wine, whiskey, cider, as well as other local products such as beer, cheese, and honey - all from the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York.