Ventosa Vineyards

A taste of Tuscany in the Finger Lakes

Ventosa offers premium wines 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.

Summer Hours:
Winery: 10-6 pm M, Tu, Th, Sat, Sun; Wednesdays & select Fridays with music 10-9 pm
Café: 11-5 pm M, Tu, Th, Sat, Sun;  Wednesdays & select Fridays with music 11-9 pm

Winter Hours:
Winery: 10-5 pm M, Tu, Th, Sat; Sundays 12-5 pm; Wednesdays (music) 10-9 pm
Cafe: 11-5 pm M, Tu, Th, Sat; Sundays 12-5 pm; Wednesdays (music) 11-8 pm

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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 2015 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 square foot 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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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 Tasting Cost:

  • $5 for 5-wine samples OR $8 for 5 samples with souvenir Ventosa wine glass, $3 for each library wine sample.
  • Groups of more than 10: $10 per person with a Ventosa souvenir wine glass to take home.
    • Need Reservations: To guarantee that we provide excellent service and wine-tasting to all of our customers, we schedule groups of 10 or more at specific times of the day and are unable to take groups of 10 or more without a reservation. The last tasting for groups of 10 or more is 11:30 am. We are also unable to do tastings after 5 pm on nights during live music due to the large crowds. Please call Mack or Kathy at (315)719-0000 or email mack@ventosavineyards.com for further information or to make a reservation.
  • Group tasting with a buffet lunch reservation through Café Toscana: tasting fee is $6/person, without a glass. Please email mack@ventosavineyards.com to schedule your group tasting or for more information.

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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

Open Daily, hours change seasonally. Summer Hours: Winery: 10-6 pm M, Tu, Th, Sat, Sun; Wednesdays & select Fridays with music 10-9 pm Café: 11-5 pm M, Tu, Th, Sat, Sun;  Wednesdays & select Fridays with music 11-9 pm Winter Hours: Winery: 10-5 pm M, Tu, Th, Sat; Sundays 12-5 pm; Wednesdays (music) 10-9 pm Cafe: 11-5 pm M, Tu, Th, Sat; Sundays 12-5 pm; Wednesdays (music) 11-8 pm