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Seneca Lake Wine Trail

2 N Franklin St, Suite 320, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1269
+1 877-536-2717
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Not only is it absolutely gorgeous, but most of the wine is very good. And breweries are making... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
wander6161
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new jersey
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A Trail That You Won't Soon Forget!

Well if you over indulge you may forget but if you choose to just enjoy the surroundings and... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Mark E
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Mesa, Arizona
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2 N Franklin St, Suite 320, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1269
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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Not only is it absolutely gorgeous, but most of the wine is very good. And breweries are making thier way into the trail as well and its a great time for everyone. You definetly need to visit for min 5 days to get the whole...More

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you so very much for such a complimentary review of our region! We very much hope you return for a visit, and ultimately purchase property here too!

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Well if you over indulge you may forget but if you choose to just enjoy the surroundings and hospitality that the wineries provide you will have an excellent time. My wife is born and raised in the Arizona desert so anytime we go back to...More

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide this detailed review, and we're glad to know you and your wife enjoy our wineries so much, and hope you're able to come back and visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

With so many wineries on the trail, it is a tough choice to pick one or 2. Very accommodating vineyards.

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to provide this feedback, and we hope you're able to come back and visit again soon!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

My husband and I set out in the snow to check out what Seneca Lake wineries have to offer. They did not disappoint! We ended up purchasing the polar passport, which is a must, and now we are excited to come back again to finish...More

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to submit this remarkably positive feedback! We're very happy to know you and your husband had such a nice time, and will be back to visit again soon!

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

32 wineries, fantastic wine and food pairings. Plus we received an ornament at each winery to build our Christmas wreath. A great 3 days.

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

We're happy to hear you had so much fun at that popular event, and hope you're able to join us again in 2018 for our Deck the Halls Weekend!

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Once again Deck the Halls another success. If you like wine tasting, Seneca Wine Trail is a hit. Wine for every taste. Very your Deck tghe hmHalls tickets early because they sell out. Awesome event put in by the Seneca Wine Trail!

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

We're happy to hear you had so much fun at that popular event, and hope you're able to join us again in 2018 for our Deck the Halls Weekend!

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

We did the trail! We loved it! We did have favorites. Everyone serves it up different! We loved the tastings with the cheeses! A lot fun! We do it over and over!

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide this enthusiastic, positive review of our member wineries! And we agree that pairing up our regional wines, and delicious regional cheeses, is always enjoyable.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Some Places are better than others...depends upon your tastes...this is NOT Napa...we went in November (perhaps not the best time to visit)..,the wines were not to my personal likings...a bit too light but the people were all very friendly when we visited. They have an...More

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to provide this detailed feedback, and we are glad to know that while our member wines were not necessarily ideal for your palate, you did appreciate the friendliness of staff and were still able to enjoy yourself. And yes,...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Traveling the wine trail is an absolute wonderful way to spend the day. Great selection of wineries and there is also a growing number of breweries as well. great views.

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to submit this positive feedback! We're very happy to know you enjoyed your visit, and hope you come back again sometime soon.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

So much fun to experience the various wines of Seneca lake. In a two day period we stopped at 11 wineries. The first day we did stopped at four wineries and the second day we stopped at 7 on the East side of the lake....More

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Paul T, General Manager at Seneca Lake Wine Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to submit this positive feedback! We're very happy to know you enjoyed your visit, and hope you come back again sometime soon. And yes, we agree that oftentimes it is best to have a designated driver so...More

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Andreia C
21 February 2018|
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Response from JazzinInJersey | Reviewed this property |
Cost ? Every winery varies. Most are $5-$10 pp for a tasting. We loved 3 brothers winery at very top of map. They have it set up with beer tasting, wine tasting, there is a clothing store, cafe, and I think there was an... More
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levijl
15 April 2017|
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Response from KestrelHaven | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to be late, April was very wet here keeping us busy and offline. The tour is the safest and you should get a nice cross section. Some will ask where you would like to visit. For the tasting rooms that charge I suggest... More
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Andrea G
3 November 2016|
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Response from Paul T | Property representative |
That is a great question, and there is no universally accurate answer: time of year, day of the week you're visiting, and a host of other factors play into this. Probably 30-45 minutes per winery is a good estimate. Visit... More
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