Ventosa Vineyards

A taste of Tuscany in the Finger Lakes

Ventosa offers premium wine tastings in a Tuscan setting. Known for dry, old world style red wines, you will also find an assortment of other wines to please any palate. Try the Mediterranean-inspired creations at Cafe Toscana. From wine to food, stunning views and sunset await you. 

We have some changes in place related to Covid-19 to ensure our customers and employees remain healthy. Please visit www.VentosaVineyards.com for a complete explanation, but here are the key things to know before you visit:
– Wine tastings: $10 per person to taste 5 wines, walk-ins are welcome on a first come first serve basis, maximum of 6 people in a group.
– Employee and customer safety is our first priority. We’re taking EXTRA steps to protect you and our employees by spacing out seating and adding extra tasting bars.
– Employees are required to wear masks and visitors are asked to wear masks when they are not seated at their table, to be removed only when tasting wine or eating.
– Please follow all CDC guidelines related to hand-washing and hygiene, and please, do not visit if you do not feel well.
The above policies are in place effective June 12, 2020 and continue until further notice.

Please understand that we are taking these steps to limit the spread of Covid-19 and to keep everyone in our tasting room as safe as possible.
With all that’s going on in the world around us, we hope that your visit offers a bit of respite and relaxation. We look forward to making more memories with you!

Current Hours:
Wine Tastings:
Daily 11-5 PM, reservations needed, groups of 6 max
Cafe Toscana Lunches: Daily 11-5 PM, to-go boxed lunches to enjoy in our picnic areas overlooking the vineyards
Dinners Served: Thursdays – Sundays 6-9:30, with nightly specials, all lake-view seating,

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When we are able to fully open again, the following will be in effect:

WEDDINGS & 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.

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***Music not currently in effect due to covid-a9
Weekly Live Music:
Note: To maintain our mission of excellence, we cannot do wine tastings due to crowding during live music. 
Table reservations are highly recommended, please call (315)719-0000. See our website for full artist line-up & wine-pairings

Sunday Jazz (January-April)
Ventosa will feature local jazz musicians from 1-4 pm and as well as “comfort food” specials. See our full artist line-up & food specials. See website for details & music schedule

Wednesdays Live Music (Year-round):
Live Music Series every Wednesday Music from 6-9 pm. BOGO Happy Hour from 5 to 6 pm. Cafe Toscana open until 9 pm. See website for details & music schedule

(Select Fridays during the Summer only) Tuscany Jazz on the Terrace:
Beginning in May, Ventosa features local jazz music from 6-9 pm, BOGO happy hour 5-6 pm, & special wine/food pairings. See website for details
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Wine Tours:

We give tours of the winery for free! If you are interested in a tour, please call (315)719.0000 to coordinate a time the wine-maker is available. The tour covers the “Story of the Grape” including a brief overview/crash course of how a grape gets into the bottle. The tour “story” starts with the grapes arriving on the crush pad, then into fermentation vessels (tanks or bins), then aging/lees contact (tanks or barrels), then polishing (filtering and fining), & then finishes with bottling. Vineyard tours are also available. Can accommodate groups as large as 30 people.

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Wine Club: 

RED-ONLY CLUB
The Red Only Wine Club offers those who like our dry red wines a chance to receive 2, 6 or 12 bottles of reds delivered to your door four times a year. In addition, you will receive VIP tastings for you and up to 3 guests; 20% off 12 bottles or more; 15% offer less than 12 bottles; 10% off merchandise and cafe purchases; invitations to our wine pickup party where you are treated to a special lunch and presentation from our wine making team. Wine Club shipments go out in March, June, September, and December, with automatic payments on the first of each of those months.

COST:
2 bottle – $65
6 bottle – $180
12 bottle – $330

WINEMAKER’S CHOICE CLUB
With the Winemaker’s Choice Membership, our wine making team chooses 2, 6 or 12 bottles of red and white wine to be shipped to your door 4 times a year. In addition, you will receive VIP Tastings for you and up to 3 guests; 20% off 12 bottles or more; 15% off less than 12 bottles; 10% off merchandise and cafe purchases; and an invitation to our Wine Club pick up party which includes a special lunch and presentation by our wine making team. Wine Club shipments are sent in March, June, September, and December, with automatic payments on the first of each of those months.

COST:
2 bottle – $50
6 bottle – $130
12 bottle – $240

Never run out of wine! To join, visit https://ventosavineyards.com/ to signup or come visit us!

3440 New York 96A
Geneva 14456 NY US
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Hours

Winery Summer Hours: Mon-Sun (Winery & Cafe Toscana) 11 am to 5 pm Thurs-Sun (served dinner) 6-9:30 pm Groups of 10 or more, please call so we can accommodate you