OUR WINES ARE GROWN HERE. MADE HERE.
Seneca Lake is known for its diverse offering of world-class wines. Our member wineries are dedicated to producing wines that are made from grapes that are grown in the unique terroir surrounding Seneca Lake. We are standing ready to welcome you back to our tasting rooms, when the time is right!
In the meantime, you can use the sorting menu below to begin planning your visit! Simply choose the wine style you’re looking for, click submit, and you’ll see a list of the wineries who produce that style wine. If you’d prefer to browse all of our wineries or refine your search even further, visit our Wineries page and use the menus there to sort and plan!
Choose Your Style
New York wines are arguably, the best-kept secret for wine lovers! For more than 100 years, winemakers have been making wines from the grapes grown around Seneca Lake. Today, our wines are renowned as some of the best in the world. With over 30 wineries on the Wine Trail, there are literally hundreds, if not thousands, of wines from which to choose. Whether you are a wine novice or consider yourself a passionate aficionado, you will find a wine to suit your tastes and likely, find something new, too!
There are literally dozens of varieties from which to choose. Just a few of the classic, well-known vinifera (European) varieties you’ll find on Seneca Lake include Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, and Gruner Veltliner. Then, there are the more unique hybrids such as Traminette or Marechal Foch, which are uncommon outside of our region. And you can’t forget the classic natives such as Catawba or Niagara. From dry to dessert and everything in between, our member wineries have something just for you!
Find the wine you love! Or try something new! If you are looking for a particular varietal or style, visit the Wineries page, which allows you to plan your wine experience to best suit your preferences!