Plan Your Wine Tour Itinerary
Visiting the Seneca Lake Wine Trail can be a day-long, weekend, or week-long experience. The Trail is very easy to navigate, with wineries located just a few minutes from one another in most instances. The scenery along the way is breathtaking. Wine tasting here is informative, fun, and approachable.
We answer the most common questions here, but if we can provide more personalized recommendations, we are only a phone call or email away! Feel free to give us a call at 877-536-2717 or click here to send us an email.
Here are the most common questions answered:
Is there a group size maximum? Each winery has their own group size maximum, detailed below. If you are planning to visit in a larger group (say, more than 6 or 8 people), tap or click the Winery Offerings Spreadsheet button below.
Can I come on a bus or limo? Many wineries still allow buses or limos with reservations. Some wineries do not allow buses or limos at all. Always research and confirm winery policies before booking transportation.
Do I need reservations or may I simple walk in? The vast majority of wineries accept walk-in visitors. Each winery’s individual policy is outlined below.
Current Winery Offerings
We make every effort to keep this information as accurate and up to date as possible. When in doubt, please inquire with the winery directly. We look forward to welcoming you!
Anthony Road Wine Company: Open every day, 11am-5pm, last tasting is seated at 4pm. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made online or by calling (315) 536-2182. Maximum group size is 6 people, no splitting large groups. Please allow 45 minutes for your tasting.
Atwater Estate Vineyards: Open Monday-Wednesday 11am-6pm; Thursday-Sunday, 11am-9pm. Reservations are strongly encouraged for tastings. Group size maximum is 4 people. To learn more, click here.
Bagley’s Poplar Ridge Vineyards: Open Sunday-Thursday, 11am-5pm; Friday and Saturday, 11am-8pm. Join us for Golden Hour on Friday and Saturday from 5-8pm. Group size maximum for tastings is 6 people. Wine slushies and standard tasting flights are available without a reservation. Please visit their listing for complete details.
Belhurst Estate Winery: Open every day, 10am-8pm. Last tasting served at 7pm. For groups of 8 or less, there are no reservations required. For groups of 9 or more (maximum of 20), please visit their website to request a reservation at least 48 hours in advance. Groups are not allowed to split up. If a group arrives with 9 or more without a reservation, they will not be accommodated. No limos or buses on the property after 12 noon (unless they have a confirmed reservation).
Boundary Breaks: Open every day, 11am-5pm. No reservations required. Tastings are offered as a choice of any 5 wines from the tasting menu. Maximum group size is 6 people, no exceptions and no splitting large groups.
Castel Grisch Winery: Open every day, 11am-5pm. No reservations required. Maximum group size is 6 people. To learn more, please click here. They also accommodate larger groups of up to 40 people by reservation only. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on large group reservations.
Caywood Vineyards: Open Thursday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. No reservations required for groups of 4 or less. To make a reservation for a group of 4 or more, please call 607-582-7230. Please visit their listing page for additional information.
CK Torrey Ridge Winery and Meadery: Open every day, 10am-5pm. No reservations required for groups up to 12 people. For groups of 13-40 people, please call 315-536-1210 to inquire about a reservation. Check their website or call for holiday hours and seasonal changes.
Fox Run Vineyards: Open Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 11am-6pm. The last wine tasting is at 5:30pm. No reservations required. Wine tastings are first come, first served. Maximum group size is 12 people. Buses, limos, and/or vans must arrive before 2pm. Please click here for additional details.
Fruit Yard Winery: Open Thursday – Monday 10 am – 5 pm (last tasting at 4:30 pm). Closed Tues & Wed. Parties of up to 5 people are taken first-come, first-served. Advance reservations required for groups of 6-10 people. No groups over 5 after 12:30 pm. To make advance reservations or to order online, please click here.
Fulkerson Winery: Open daily 10am-5pm. No reservations required for groups up to 5 people. Reservations recommended for groups of 6-10 people; last tasting offered at 4:15pm. Reservations required for groups of 11-20 people; last tasting offered at 3pm. Groups of 21 or more people, reservations required 10 days in advance, available from 9am-2pm, tasting with owner and winemaker Sayre Fulkerson. Please call 607-243-7883 to check availability or to make a reservation.
Glenora Wine Cellars: Open Sunday-Thursday, 10am-5pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am-6pm for regular tastings, no reservations required. Chocolate & Wine tastings are available by reservation (at least 48 hours in advance); call 800-243-5513 to book. Maximum group size is 8 people. Unable to accommodate buses and limousines. For more on their tasting policies, click here
J.R. Dill Winery: Open Monday-Saturday, 11am-6pm; Sunday, 11am-5pm. No reservations required. Groups are limited to 6 people maximum. Tastings are available as flights of your choice. Please click here to learn more.
Lakewood Vineyards: Open Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm. Reservations are recommended. Parties with reservations will be given priority. Walk-ins taken as space allows. Groups of more than 6 are required to make reservations with a maximum of 12 allowed. To learn more, please click here. To make a reservation, please call 607-535-9252.
Lamoreaux Landing Wine Cellars: Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm. Tastings are available by reservation only, with a maximum group size of 6 people. Reservations can be made by calling the winery at 607.582.6011. To learn more, please click here.
Leidenfrost Vineyards: Open every day for wine tastings, 10am-5pm. Walk-ins are welcome on a first-come, first served basis. Reservations for groups of 6 or more are strongly advised and can be made by emailing email@example.com. Maximum group size is 8 people. Tastings include 6 wines of your choice. Also available: wine by the bottle or glass, build-your-own mimosas by the glass or pitcher, plus a selection of pre-packaged locally-sourced snacks such as cheese, cured meats, and sweets to purchase and enjoy with your wine! For more information, please visit our website.
Miles Wine Cellars: Open Friday-Monday, 10am-5pm. Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. No reservations required for parties up to 9 people. They will accept up to 30 people with a reservation and a deposit – please click here for those complete details. Tasting options include your choice of wine, beer, cider or spirit flights.
Prejean Winery: Open every day 10am–5:30pm. No reservations required for groups of 6 or less. Groups of 7–10, please call first. Wine tastings are offered as your choice of any five wines from their tasting menu. They also offer wine by the glass or bottle, local craft beer for tasting or by the pint and snacks. For more information, please visit their website or call: (315) 536-7524.
Seneca Shore Wine Cellars: Open every day, 10am–5pm (last tasting at 4:30 pm). Parties of up to 5 people are taken first-come, first-served. Larger groups may not split up. Advanced reservations (72 hours in advance) required for groups of 6-10 people. No groups accepted after 12:30pm. To make a reservation request, learn more or to order online, please click here.
Tabora Farm & Winery: Open every day, 11am-5pm, for flight-style, seated tastings. Reservations appreciated, walk-ins accepted on a first come, first served basis. Group size maximum is 8 people. Please click here to make a reservation. Groups of 9-12 may be able to be accommodated, but must call in advance to inquire about a reservation: 607-678-4343.
Three Brothers Wineries & Estates: Open Monday-Thursday, 12pm-5pm, Friday-Saturday, 11am-6pm & Sunday 11am-5pm. For additional information, please click here.
Toast Winery: Open Sunday-Thursday, 10am-5pm, Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm. No reservations required for groups up to 6 people. Groups of 7-12, must call ahead: 607-535-4277. Group size maximum (tasting or not) is 12 people. Click here to learn more.
Ventosa Vineyards: Open every day, 10am-6pm, open until 9pm on Wednesdays. No reservations for groups of 6 or fewer. Groups of 7 or more, reservation required, no splitting of groups. Maximum group size is 12 people. More Group Tasting Details
Groups 15 or more lunch & tasting together: Cafe Toscana Group Luncheon
Wagner Vineyards: Open every day, 11am-5pm. Reservations for seated tastings are strongly recommended, maximum group size is 6 people. Book a spot here. Walk-ins are accommodated for wine and beer flights at the Vantage Point on Seneca. Learn more here.
White Springs Farm Winery: Open Daily 10 am–5pm (last tasting at 4:30pm). Parties of up to 5 people welcome first-come, first-served (as spacing and staffing allows). Advance reservations required at least 72 hours in advance for groups of 6-10 people. No Groups over 5 after 12:30 pm. No splitting of groups allowed. Click Here to REQUEST a Reservation. To learn more, please click here.