Castel Grisch Winery

Located 2 miles from the center of Watkins Glen, take Route 409 to County Route 28, just follow the signs!

Expanded wine tasting room & gift shop; German inspired gourmet restaurant with additional terrace dining overlooking our vineyards & Seneca Lake. Craving a bite of our delicious meaty Reuben, or looking to share one of our cheesy fondues with your loved ones? Then come on by to Castel Grisch Winery and Restaurant! Great food! Great wine! And a great time for the whole family! Open everyday for lunch! 

Restaurant Special Note: Hours will be for the season: Lunch: Daily 11-4

To enjoy a brief interview with Tasting Room Manager Michelle Underdown, click on the video below:

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Appointment required for groups of 10 or more

Year Round, Daily 10-5pm
Closed Christmas, New Year's Day

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Founded 1982

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Location Information

3380 County Route 28
Watkins Glen New York, 14891
Phone (607) 535-9614

Amenities & Services

Handicapped Accessible
Art on display
Restaurant - child friendly restaurant menu and grape juice tasting. Open 7 days a week for lunch, 3 days for dinner (Fri-Sun) - see special restaurant note above.

  • "Alpine Club"
  • Personalized labels & wine bottle favors
  • Weddings/Receptions/Private Parties/Meetings/Conferences - Indoor & outdoor seating up to 125 guests. Please contact Theresa Butler 607-535-9614 for all details.
  • Bridal Favors
  • Special Wine Tastings

Wine Information

- Red Varietals:
Baco Noir, dry
Chancellor Noir, dry

- Red Blends:
Estate Reserve Burgundy, semi-dry
Seneca Dream Red, sweet


- White Varietals:
Chardonnay Reserve, dry
Cayuga White, semi-dry
Johannisberg Riesling, semi-dry
Johannisberg Riesling, semi-sweet
Traminette, semi-dry
Gewurztraminer, dry

- White Blends:
Chablis Grand Cru, dry 
Seneca Dream White, sweet

- Blush Varietals:
Rosé of Chancellor, dry

- Blush Blends:
Seneca Blush, semi-dry

- Ice Wines:
Riesling Ice Wine
Vidal Ice Wine