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Dr. Konstantin Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars

9749 Middle Rd, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9612
+1 800-320-0735
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Some of the best wines in the Finger Lakes

Dr. Frank's is where it all started in the 60s. We started our tasting with the Chateau sparkling... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Generations of wine making!

Knowledge staff and beyond friendly! Even for us non-sophisticated wine drinkers they were so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rosie H
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Dr. Konstantin Frank pioneered the introduction of vinifera wines to the Finger Lakes region of New York. Our winery was found in 1962 and is one of the most award-winning and historic in New York.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
9749 Middle Rd, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9612
+1 800-320-0735
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dr. Frank's is where it all started in the 60s. We started our tasting with the Chateau sparkling wines done in the true French method. They were excellent. Our server was very helpful with the history of the region and specifically Dr. Franks. This was...More

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Knowledge staff and beyond friendly! Even for us non-sophisticated wine drinkers they were so helpful and patient with us! The workers had such a passion for the their industry!

Thank Rosie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As one of the first successful wineries in the Finger Lakes region, this place is a must if you want to learn any of the history of this winery region. Some of their wines were good as well, but the history that the workers impart...More

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can tell why Dr. Frank's is recommended over and over again when setting out to do wine tastings. I absolutely loved listening to the history while doing the tastings. It was also nice that the tasting offered you both a sweeter and dryer wine...More

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we visit the Finger Lakes, we ALWAYS go to Dr. Frank's! They set the standard for consistent quality! We absolutely LOVE their Riesling Reserve and their Chateau Frank Celebre sparkling has been a favorite of ours for years! We had a very delightful experience...More

Thank Tom_and_Janice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting. Beautiful wine. Have been here 3 times and always come back Love the Finger Lakes .

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been here before, three or four years ago, and were delighted to see the same smiling faces behind the counter! The tasting is free and we left with a case of our favorites. Do try the gruner veltliner an excellent grape that is...More

Thank happytraveller914
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were going to buy a couple of wines (incidentally, we only were allowed to choose one for ourselves - but there were plenty offered for sampling). However, it was way too crowded and there appeared to be only one person taking orders. This wasn't...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long time favorite wine stop. Excellent wines. Great view, pleasant, knowledgeable staff with a touch of class.

Thank katetab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time at a vineyard ever! Our server was Paul and he was extremely knowledgeable about the wines. We didn't feel rushed and he answered our questions intelligently. We both bought bottles and had a great experience.

Thank Danny F
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11 July 2016|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
There is not good at this excellent winery, but there is a very good restaurant at Bully Hill, which is about a ten minute drive from Dr. Frank's.