Halftime Pairings Weekend

January 13 – 15, 2017

Celebrate your favorite athletic team, while our wineries celebrate theirs! College, professional, amateur, football, baseball, hockey and everything between! Wineries will be pairing their wines with dishes specifically prepared for sports parties, with a variety of fun finger foods at all of the participating wineries.  Come out and enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake, sampling delicious foods and wines at 25 participating wineries. Just check in and pick up your gift item at your chosen starting winery then start sampling dishes paired with delicious award-winning wines.

Tickets at the door are $45 for a single person ticket and $35 for a designated driver single person ticket, and discount codes do not apply:

21 available at Zugibe Vineyards, 315-585-6402
28 available at Serenity Vineyards, 315-536-6701
30 available at Seneca Shore Wine Cellars, 315-536-0882
32 available at Torrey Ridge Winery, 315-536-1210
23 available at Earle Estates Meadery, 315-536-6755
32 available at Villa Bellangelo, 607-243-8602
25 available at Fruit Yard Winery, 607-243-8866
15 available at Glenora Wine Cellars, 607-243-5511
26 available at Fulkerson Winery, 607-243-7883
24 available at Rock Stream Vineyards, 607-243-5395
18 available at Lakewood Vineyards, 607-535-9252
13 available at Castel Grisch Winery, 607-535-9614
22 available at Catharine Valley Winery, 607-546-5300
24 available at Atwater Estate Wineries, 607-546-8463
30 available at Chateau LaFayette Reneau, 607-546-2062
32 available at Leidenfrost Vineyards, 607-546-2800
27 available at Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, 607-546-9463
30 available at Penguin Bay Winery, 607-546-5115
30 available at Standing Stone Vineyards, 607-582-6051
19 available at Bagley’s Poplar Ridge Vineyard, 607-582-6421

Dates: January 13-15, 2017

Time: Friday, 1-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tickets: Tickets are good for all 2 ½ days. Come for one day or the whole weekend!

Tickets are non-refundable.
Tickets do not include lodging or transportation.
Advance online ticket sales have ended Discount codes are not valid for tickets purchased during the event.

Event Information and Check-in:

Each attendee will enjoy a complimentary sample of the dish served by the winery, paired with about 3 different modest samples of wine intended to complement that dish best.  With so many wineries participating in our events, attendees oftentimes visit many wineries in a day, therefore entire flights of wine samples are not served by each winery during the event. Certainly if you’re especially enthusiastic about the samples you enjoyed, you will be permitted to purchase an entire flight of wine samples.

To get started, ticket orders will be securely processed online through our ticketing vendor ShowClix (see below).  You will select a starting winery, this is where you will check-in any time during the event itself and receive your physical tickets.  You will be sent an email confirmation immediately after you’ve completed the transaction.

Each starting winery is given a limited quantity of tickets.  Because of this, it is even more important that groups of attendees purchase their tickets on one order, to guarantee that all attendees will have the exact same starting winery. Lastly, bundles of tickets can only be picked up by the person who purchased them.

You must start at your chosen starting winery to get checked in. As the purchaser, you will present your state-issued photo ID (driver’s license) get checked in, and their staff will have your actual tickets prepared and ready to hand you.  If there is a gift item for the event, you will pick that up as well.  Participating wineries will require that you have your actual cardstock ticket before you can begin enjoying this event. Printouts of the confirmation email from ShowClix do not qualify as tickets.

Important, Proof of I.D.: Please bring proof that you are 21 years of age or older. Each winery is individually responsible for checking the age of customers, to make sure they are at least 21 years old, so it is possible that you may be proofed at more than one winery.

As a designated driver you are a VIP and we thank you for making our events safer for your family and friends! You will be offered an alternative non-alcoholic beverage with your food sample.

Sometimes our events sell out, so you should purchase your tickets well in advance of the event itself. If you have any questions about purchasing tickets, please call the office during regular business hours at 877-536-2717.

Important group size policies:  Groups of 19 or fewer people can attend the event together without having to make appointments at the wineries.  However groups of 20 and up to 40 people will be accepted only if routed by the Trail office and only a few large groups are permitted to attend this event.  All large groups must be booked 28 days prior to the event weekend.  Few large groups are permitted and we reserve the right to limit the number of large groups and motor coaches purchasing tickets to our events to four.  Please call Glenda Stermer-Simpson toll-free to inquire about large group event details at 877-536-2717.

Recipes: Click here for a PDF copy of our recipe book.

Event Co-Sponsor: This event does not currently have a co-sponsor beyond the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. If you own a pertinent, regional business and are interested in becoming a co-sponsor, please contact Paul Thomas toll-free at 877-536-2717.