Wine Weekday Passport

Valid Monday-Friday: January 2, 2018 – June 29, 2018
Visit the Trail during weekdays, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, for a more intimate wine tasting experience with far fewer crowds. At $25 plus tax, this passport gives residents and visitors alike a convenient and affordable way to enjoy many of the wineries on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail.
Dates:  Valid Monday through Friday, January 2, 2018 through June 29, 2018
Time: During each winery’s regular tasting room hours.
Price: $25.00 plus sales tax (one passport per person, limited quantity sold, and all passport products are non-refundable)
This passport is not intended for large groups. If you are traveling in groups of 8 or more people, additional tasting fees will apply. Visit our Large Group Tours page to learn more about large groups on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail by clicking here.

These passports will go on sale, online, starting in early 2018 and can be purchased by clicking on the link near the bottom of the page.  Wine Weekday Passports can also be purchased at participating wineries at that time, through their expiration, or while supplies last. See below for a list of wineries and how many they have in stock. You should call ahead to confirm the winery has this passport in stock. Wineries will oftentimes set passports aside for you, so you can be assured they’ll be waiting for you upon your arrival.

A passport is a simple document that for a set price enables an individual to enjoy a complimentary, standard flight of wines at each of the participating wineries listed in the booklet, one time each. Normal tasting fees at the wineries range from $3-$6 per winery for a standard flight of wine samples. Passports are an especially great value for regional residents that can readily visit our Trail more than once per season, enabling them to explore all of the many participating wineries across multiple weeks. One-time visitors to the region that plan on visiting at least 8-10 wineries will likely also find this product to be a good value. If your plan is to visit fewer than 8 wineries, then it is probably wise to not purchase the passport, and instead pay the incremental tasting fees that are common to most wineries in the region. Passport programs are not intended for groups of 8 or more people.

Here is how it works: once you’ve purchased a passport, you can visit any of the participating wineries during their regular business hours, at your leisure. The winery will stamp or mark the appropriate space in your passport. There are no blackout dates, they are good every week day (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday) through its duration; you may visit some wineries one day, come back at a later date and visit a few more!

Our passport products continue to feature a perk that we found to be successful and appreciated by our customers.  If you purchase at least one bottle of wine at a majority of the participating wineries in a given passport, make sure the winery stamps the separate, designated page in your passport. Then mail that stamped page back to the Trail office by the due date, and you will receive a complimentary passport of the same kind for next season! Please review each page in the passport to learn more about the individual participating wineries, the hours they are open, dates when they might be closed (especially during the off season), and any specials they may have.

Please note the complete list of our member wineries to the left (when viewing our website on a computer, not phone) are not those wineries participating in this product. That list of participating wineries, along with their operating hours, is below.

Below is a table summarizing both the participating wineries, as well as their published business hours. 14 wineries have operating hours daily throughout the duration of this passport, and 5 more wineries have limited dates. This listing of wineries and their hours specifically pertains to this passport only. Some wineries may be closed on major holidays, or may alter their schedule after this passport has been published, so please check with the wineries’ directly for questions about the specific dates and times when they are open.

 

 

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