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New York Wine & Culinary Center

800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
+1 585-394-7070
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A Finger Lakes Treasure

Take a class or just go to eat or taste New York’s best wine and beer in the tasting room. You’ll... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Geneseo, NY
via mobile
New Year's Eve Champagne Dinner

This was a 6 course meal where every course was paired with a different champagne from Dr. Frank's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christopher C
Rochester, New York
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Our mission at The New York Wine & Culinary Center is to educate, engage, and excite our visitors by celebrating and showcasing New York's finest in wine, craft beer, food, and agriculture. Whether you have 30 minutes or an entire day, the Center offers you an array of inviting experiences in a setting that proudly highlights the natural beauty, rich history, and agricultural bounty of New York State. Through supportive partnerships with area farmers, winemakers, artisans, and entrepreneurs, The New York State Wine & Culinary Center brings you the best of New York, all in one beautiful and scenic spot on the northern shore of Canandaigua Lake.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cooking class” (27 reviews)
“upstairs bistro” (11 reviews)
“tasting room” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
800 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2213
+1 585-394-7070
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take a class or just go to eat or taste New York’s best wine and beer in the tasting room. You’ll love everything about it! I’ve taken the Chef’s Table classes, pizza making and have been in the educational theater for demonstrations and they’ve all...More

Thank GeneseoSupremo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a 6 course meal where every course was paired with a different champagne from Dr. Frank's winery. The food was all magnificently prepared and the champagne was all well paired with the food. We sat next to the owner of another vineyard and...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We went here for a business lunch at the Bistro. We had reservations which were clearly not needed as it was dead. The menu is limited. We ordered some speciality drinks and two of them on the menu they didn't have the indregidents to make....More

Thank michelledJ4188MO
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The best cooking experience!! The staff were friendly, helpful, and entertaining. If you like to cook this is a must experience for all. We will definitely do this again.

Thank fran0330
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Was here for a family wedding rehearsal dinner. The station buffet was excellent. The staff and bartenders were great. It's a cool place for events and the building is really nice.

Thank FoxJT
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We took the Upstate Classics cooking class. The class was at max capacity. 3 groups of 8 make a variety of dishes then share those dishes at the end of class. Leftovers can be taken home. Wine is served with dinner at the end, however,...More

1  Thank Genvieve
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Needing to do something on a rainy day in Canandaigua wev took in the NYWCC. The hostess was very friendly as she showed us around. There were cooking classes going on at the time so it was a busy place. The wine sampling area offers...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We tasted a wine flight and a craft beer flight. They were very good. It is located in a different spot than a few years ago, tucked in the far right as you enter the building. They also offer cooking with wine classes as well....More

1  Thank MCEBY
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We went there with friends for dinner on a Friday evening. The facility offers a number of other activities such as cooking classes and wine pairings; however, the only place to just dine is in the Bistro. I made reservations for 6:00 pm so as...More

Thank Bobs3636
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The Culinary Center is really a unique place. Enjoy food in the Upstairs Bistro, grab a glass of wine or enhance your own cooking skills with a cooking class. Biggest downfall is the price. Most cooking classes are about $75 per person, making for a...More

Thank Lovetotravel47405
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Terri O
9 October 2016|
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Response from Deb L | Reviewed this property |
You definitely have to book cooking classes and other events. Not sure if reservations are necessary for the restaurant.
Terri O
9 October 2016|
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Response from Tiffany J | Reviewed this property |
For dining I would recommend yes