Make your way to the Finger Lakes Casino where this tour begins (hotel pickup is available from some centrally-located hotels). Choose the half- or full-day wine tour, and get an inside introduction to Finger Lakes’ wine while exploring the scenic, rolling landscape.
Half-day Tour: Sniff & Swirl
Start the afternoon with a tasting at the family-owned Arbor Hill winery, where an extensive collection of wines is made using grapes from along Lake Canandaigua. Continue to Inspire Moore, a tiny facility in Naples whose intensely flavored bottles are full of creative flair. Visit Hazlitt ‘Red Cat’ Winery for a more extensive tour of the wine making process: follow the wines from grape to class, and taste traditional varieties such as Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris. Make the final wine stop of the day at Heron Hill, the sister location of the celebrated Keuka Winery, where you’ll have a guided tasting in a renovated barn with views of the vineyard.
Full-day Tour: Sip & Savor
This full-day tour goes explores Finger Lakes wine with even more depth, by visiting all the vineyards included in the half-day tour, plus lunch and an additional winery. Add a fifth tasting at Casa Larga Winery, where you'll also get a complete tour of the winemaking process at their pioneering facility. Lunch is at the New York Wine & Culinary Center: sit down for a bistro-style meal made with locally-sourced ingredients and accompanied by Finger Lakes Wine.