VENTOSA VINEYARDS

A taste of Tuscany in the Finger Lakes

Hours

Open every day, 10am-6pm, open until 9pm on Wednesdays.

Amenities

dining
tours
weddings & events
craft beverages
outdoor space/picnic area
group-friendly

Wine Styles

dry red
dry white
dry rosé
semi-dry red
semi-dry white
semi-sweet white
sweet white
ice wine
bubbly

General Information

Ventosa Vineyards specializes in older vintage, dry red wines.We are 100% estate (grown, bottled, & produced) vinifera grapes, including Tocai Friulano and Sangiovese, two Italian varieties. You’ll find Mediterranean inspired dishes served daily in our Café Toscana. Stunning views and sunsets can be enjoyed from our expansive terrace overlooking our vineyards and Seneca Lake. Lasting memories are created during special events in our Tuscan style La Vista e Bella ballroom.

About Us

Winery

Wine tastings take place indoors only.
Come taste our international-award-winning wine!  Group (7+) tasting  details here. Groups 15+ lunch & tasting together: Cafe Toscana group luncheon

Wednesdays Free Live Music
Come support Finger Lakes local, live music while enjoying delicious food, beautiful views of Seneca Lake & breath-taking sunsets! We have free, local, live music year-round every Wednesday (and select other days), along with a buy 1, get 1 happy hour! If the weather is nice, music is out on our terrace…which comes with a beautiful view of Seneca Lake & sunsets that will take your breath away! *BOGO happy hours only on Wednesdays. More details and music line-up here. Café Toscana will be serving until 8pm. No reservations, walk-ins only.

Café Toscana

Serving Mediterranean fare daily with scenic Seneca Lake views!
Due to state regulations, no outside food or beverages are allowed to be brought into the Ventosa or on the terrace.

Picnics (seasonal) at Ventosa
Enjoy an outdoor picnic with family and friends! We have picnic tables to the South of our building for your enjoyment. Order food & drinks to-go at Cafe Toscana and you can enjoy our picnic area overlooking our vineyards!

*Please check in at our front counter, tasting bar, or cafe so our staff can verify your age if consuming alcohol.

Wine Cellar Tours

With optional wine tasting and charcuterie!
Come and tour our wine cellar and see how winemaker Jeff Harvey makes his award-winning wines! More tour/tasting/charcuterie details here.

Weddings and Special Events

  • Create lasting memories in a breathtaking Tuscan setting overlooking vineyards & Seneca Lake
  • Proven excellence in fine food & superior service
  • Hand painted Tuscan inspired murals in our La Vista e Bella Ballroom
  • Ceremonies on site

Voted 5 stars on WeddingWire.com and TheKnot.com. Please read the wonderful reviews past brides and grooms have graciously given the team at Ventosa Vineyards. If you would like to learn more about hosting your special event here on the estate, or would like to set up an appointment for a guided tour, please email info@ventosavineyards.com or call 315-719-0000 and an Events Coordinator will gladly assist you.

Voted in the top 5% in the nation from Wedding Wire’s “Couples Choice Awards” in 2018 and several years since then for our weddings & special events. We would be delighted to welcome and be of service to you, your family, and friends on your special day. Our mission is Excellence! Every soup, dressing, and sauce is homemade the day of your special event. No matter the type of occasion, we plan to serve the best food and offer the best service. We look forward to working with you in planning what you have always dreamed of…The Perfect Day!

With a large 700 SF hardwood dance floor, your friends & family will be able to comfortably dance the night away. La Vista e Bella Ballroom offers full bar service with top shelf liquors, beer & premium Ventosa Vineyards wines served at the ornate, hand carved mahogany bar.

At Ventosa Vineyards, we stand by our mission: Excellence in wine, food and service! Please refer to our testimonials page and review how our reputation has proven us to be a top wedding destination in the Finger Lakes.

Our Wines

100% Estate-Grown Winery: our 23 acres of estate vineyards overlooking Seneca Lake consist only of vinifera varietals. We’re known for producing quality dry red wines such as our award-winning Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and the popular Italian varietal Sangiovese. Ventosa is also the first and one of the few New York State wineries that grow and produce Tocai Friulano, a white Italian varietal. When visiting the winery, you will learn about the specific grapes grown here on the estate.

Tasting Information

No reservations for groups of 6 or fewer. Groups of 7 or more, reservation required, no splitting of groups. Maximum group size is 12 people. More Group Tasting Details
Groups 15 or more lunch & tasting together: Cafe Toscana Group Luncheon

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