Our remaining 2019 events – Deck the Halls November and Deck the Halls December – are officially SOLD OUT.

Tickets for 2020 events are on sale now, with the exception of a few. Artisan Cheese and Wine, 2020 Deck the Halls tickets, and Wine Weekday Passports will go on sale December 9, 2019.

About Our Special Event Weekends

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail hosts a number of unique food and wine pairing events. At each stop you’ll receive a food and wine pairing fitting the event theme and you’ll get to know and appreciate the incredible food-friendly nature of Seneca Lake wines. It’s also a great opportunity to discover wineries (and wines) that are new to you! We encourage designated drivers. We even have a ticket just for them. Please enjoy the Seneca Lake Wine Trail responsibly.

Helpful Hints for Special Event Weekends 

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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November Deck the Halls – SOLD OUT!

November 22 @ 12:00 pm - November 24 @ 5:00 pm

If you are looking for tickets or would like to sell your tickets: Head to the event page on Facebook and post there with the type of ticket(s) you are looking to purchase or want to sell at face value . We direct anyone who calls our office looking for tickets or wanting to sell their tickets to that page. Parties work out the exchange of money amongst themselves. Once the exchange is complete, one of the parties MUST call…

Women tasting wine

December Deck The Halls – SOLD OUT!

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - December 8 @ 5:00 pm

Co-sponsored by The Christmas House (Elmira, NY), this wine and food pairing weekend is the Trail’s most popular. Attendees receive a custom ornament at each winery to decorate their handmade grapevine wreath.

Wine on a shelf

Bargain Bash

January 11, 2020 - January 20, 2020

Held after the busy holiday season winds down, this non-ticketed event is an inventory reduction and clearance sale, with many wineries providing discounts on a variety of retail items and wine. It is free to attend and there are no tickets required. The Bargain Bash sales run January 11-20. Winery hours may vary, so please double-check before visiting!

Wine and food pairing

Global Eats and Local Wines

January 17, 2020 - January 19, 2020

Get ready for international flavor on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail! Co-sponsored by Elmira Corning Regional Airport, participating wineries will offer food from a wide variety of different countries around the world. Many will decorate their tasting rooms to match their chosen country or theme! 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 for important details related…

Wine and chocolate

Chocolate & Wine Weekend

February 7, 2020 - February 9, 2020

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…

Pasta and wine pairing dishes

Pasta and Wine Weekend

March 20, 2020 - March 22, 2020

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…

Wine being poured

Spring Wine and Cheese Weekend

April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020

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…

Smokin' Summer Kickoff

Smokin’ Summer Kickoff

June 12, 2020 - June 14, 2020

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?…

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