Due to restrictions in place to minimize the spread of novel coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has mandated the cancellation of events or gatherings of 10 or more people. Ticket sales have been paused until May 1, 2020 for Spring Wine and Cheese (which has been postponed to May 15-17) and Smokin’ Summer Kickoff (scheduled for June 12-14). Please visit those event pages for additional specific information. We will provide any additional updates that are necessary in the meantime. We will share that information here on our website as well on our Facebook page. Thank you!

Wine Weekday PassportTasting Passports

Wine Weekday Passports are valid Monday-Friday from December 9, 2019 – December 31, 2020. Although it says June 30, 2020 on the cover, we greatly appreciate the loyalty and support of our passport holders. Given the limits on travel due to novel coronavirus, we are extending the Wine Weekday Passports through the end of this year – December 31, 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 were discontinued at the end of 2019 and only those who earned enough stamps to qualify for a complimentary passport received one. Those Passports are good through December 31, 2020.

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.

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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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Chef Flights and bites

NEW! Flights and Bites

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

Update 3/24/2020: Thank you for your interest in attending our newest event, Flights and Bites on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Due to mandates in place related to novel coronavirus, this event is being tentatively postponed. We hope to announce a new date by Wednesday, April 15, 2020. If you've already purchased tickets, you can: Leave your tickets as-is. We’ll simply transfer them to the new date when it's announced. OR Request a refund by contacting the Trail Office: info@senecalakewine.com. If…

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Spring Wine and Cheese Weekend

May 15 - May 17

Update 3/24/2020: Thank you for your interest in attending a Seneca Lake Wine Trail wine and food pairing event! Due to mandates in place related to novel coronavirus, we are postponing Spring Wine and Cheese until May 15-17, 2020. This is a tentative date and is subject to change based upon the state of affairs as well as any government mandates that may be in place. Our plan is to revisit this tentative plan on May 1, 2020 and make…

Smokin' Summer Kickoff

Smokin’ Summer Kickoff

June 12 - June 14

Update 3/24/2020: We understand there are concerns about planning ahead for travel due to the novel coronavirus. No decisions will be made related to Smokin’ Summer Kickoff until we are closer to the event. Hopefully we’ll be able to make a decision after May 1, 2020. If you’ve already purchased tickets you can: Leave your tickets as-is. We’ll keep you posted regarding any changes to the event. Request a refund by contacting the Trail Office: info@senecalakewine.com. If the event is…

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…

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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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