Wine Weekday PassportWine Weekday Passports

Wine Weekday Passports are valid Monday-Friday from December 9, 2019 – June 30, 2020. These passports are $30 +tax and entitle the bearer to complimentary tastings at 15 participating wineries. There are no discounts on passports. They are not valid for those traveling in groups of or 8 more. Learn more and purchase a passport.

Polar Passports have been discontinued, except for those who returned theirs to be eligible for a complimentary Polar Passport this year. We’re sorry for any inconvenience or disappointment.

About Our Special Event Weekends

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail hosts a number of unique food and wine pairing events throughout the year. This is a great way to “dip your toe in the water” and see what the Seneca Lake Wine Trail is all about. Then, you can plan a return visit with a better understanding and appreciation for all that we have to offer!  We encourage designated drivers. We even have a ticket just for them. Designated drivers should be at least 21 years of age. Please enjoy the Seneca Lake Wine Trail responsibly.

Helpful Hints 

Interested in bringing a group to a special event weekend? Wondering what happens if there is bad weather? Why do you have to choose a starting winery? For the answers to these and other questions, please view our Special Event Weekend Information.

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Wine and chocolate

Chocolate & Wine Weekend

February 7 - February 9

You guessed it, chocolate is the theme, but don't worry, it's not exclusively desserts. Our wineries get creative and you'll experience a range of sweet to savory dishes. With 2 1/2 days to take it all in, we suggest taking your time to make the most of the experience. Interested in bringing a group? Groups of 19 or less may attend together without making appointments. Groups of 20 or more must make arrangements through the Trail Office. Please see below…

Artisan Cheese and Wine

Artisan Cheese and Wine – February

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake, sampling wine and cheese pairings at 10 Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries, each serving their wines with 3-4 cheese samples made by local creameries. Our co-sponsor for this event is the Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance, a nonprofit showcasing the area’s creameries. Ticket quantities are limited and this event sells out. We strongly recommend purchasing tickets well in advance. $25 Single Ticket (admits 1 adult tasting wine and cheese) $13 Designated Driver Ticket (admits…

Pasta and wine pairing dishes

Pasta and Wine Weekend

March 20 - March 22

Enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of local wines with homemade pasta dishes at 24 participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries!  With 2 1/2 days to take it all in, we suggest taking your time to make the most of the experience. Interested in bringing a group? Groups of 19 or less may attend together without making appointments. Groups of 20 to 40 people may attend this event, but space is limited…

Red wine Artisan Cheese and Wine

Artisan Cheese and Wine – March

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake, sampling wine and cheese pairings at 10 Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries, each serving their wines with 3-4 cheese samples made by local creameries. Our co-sponsor for this event is the Finger Lakes Cheese Alliance, a nonprofit showcasing the area’s creameries. Ticket quantities are limited and this event sells out. We strongly recommend purchasing tickets well in advance. $25 Single Ticket (admits 1 adult tasting wine and cheese) $13 Designated Driver Ticket (admits…

Wine being poured

Spring Wine and Cheese Weekend

April 17 - April 19

This event combines the classic tastes of wine and cheese into one delectable weekend. Enjoy a self-guided tour around beautiful Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of local wines paired with a variety of cheese-themed dishes at any of the 26 participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries!  Each attendee will enjoy a sample of food served by the winery, paired with 3 modest samples of wine intended to complement that dish best. Wine tasting ticket holders will enjoy…

Chef Flights and bites

NEW! Flights and Bites

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail invites you to be a part of a new, immersive tasting experience on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Flights and Bites is an experience designed for those who are looking to truly immerse themselves in the wine, food, and people who represent Seneca Lake. If you love red carpet treatment, if you love great wine and great food - this event is for you! How it works Your ticket will gain you entry to three seatings…

Smokin' Summer Kickoff

Smokin’ Summer Kickoff

June 12 - June 14

Come kickoff the summer with us for three days of local wine and foods associated with this beautiful time of year.  Enjoy a self-guided tour around Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of local wines the fantastic grilled and summertime foods at any of the 20 participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries! With 2 1/2 days to take it all in, we suggest taking your time to make the most of the experience. Interested in bringing a group?…

Group wine tasting in winter

November Deck the Halls

November 20 - November 22

November 20-22, 2020 is our 29th annual Deck the Halls Weekend! Simply check in at your assigned starting winery, pick up your tickets, wreath and recipe book and your first ornament, then starting sampling holiday wines and food tasting and collect an ornament at any of the 27 participating wineries you visit! Interested in attending with a group? Groups of 19 or less people can attend the event together without having to make appointments at the wineries.  Groups of 20…

Wine pouring into the glass

December Deck the Halls

December 4 - December 6

December 4, 5, and 6, 2020 is our 29th annual Deck the Halls Weekend! Simply check in at your assigned starting winery, pick up your tickets, wreath and recipe book and your first ornament, then starting sampling holiday wines and food tasting and collect an ornament at any of the 27 participating wineries you visit! Important Group Info: Groups of 19 or less people can attend the event together without having to make appointments at the wineries.  Groups of 20…

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