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Keuka Lake, “Heart of the Wine Country”, has a rich place in the history of America’s wine industry.  Born of humble beginnings dating to 1829 when
the Reverend William Bostwick planted Catawba and Isabella vines behind the his rectory in Hammondsport, hoping to produce communion wine.  
The grapes flourished in the microclimate created as warm air rising from Keuka is trapped within the steep surrounding hills.  By 1860 more than
200 acres were under cultivation and in that year Charles Champlin founded the Pleasant Valley Wine Company, the first federally licensed winery
in America – US Bonded Winery No. 1.  The Urbana Wine Company followed in 1865 and in 1889 the Taylor family founded Hammondsport's third
major winery.  By 1900, forty wineries were operating in the area, supported by 20,000 acres of vines.  Prohibition, from 1919 to 1930, had a
devastating effect on the winemaking industry. The few wineries that survived did so by producing sacramental and medicinal wines, as well as
grape juice bearing a label that warned that the addition of yeast would result in an illegal beverage.  The industry rebounded and in 1976 the Farm
Winery Act opened the door for smaller “boutique" wineries.  Today  more than a dozen world class wineries surround Keuka’s shores, each
offering a tasting of their fine wines.  
Make it a point to visit them all...
BULLY HILL VINEYARDS
8843 GHT Memorial Dr
Hammondsport  NY 14840
(607)868 3610
Tours, Tastings, Wine Museum &
Restaurant - Daily 10 - 6, Sunday 10 - 5.  
Event hosting and Group Tours
Gift Shops & Wine Shop
RAVINES WINE CELLARS
14630 State Route 54
Hammondsport NY  14840
(607)292 7007
Tastings  Daily 10 - 5, Sunday 12 - 5.  
Frequent Wine & Food Events
Themed Tastings With Live Music
Fine Vinifera Wines.
HERON HILL WINERY
9301 County Route 76
Hammondsport, NY 14840
1-800-441-4241
Overlooking Keuka Lake, the winery is
spectacular!! Picnic on the grounds with
a delicious lunch or snack from our Deli.
Mon - Sat 10AM - 5PM, Sun Noon - 5PM
Open All Year
McGREGOR  VINEYARD WINERY
5503 Dutch Street
Dundee NY  14837
(607)292 3999
Wine Tastings Daily 10 - 6. Frequent
Wine & Food Events. Event Hosting.
July
& Aug: Sunset Tastings  6-8 pm.
Friday & Saturday
HUNT COUNTRY VINEYARDS
4021 Italy Hill Road
Branchport NY  14418
(800)946 3289
Tours & Tastings, Vineyard Tours Daily
10 - 5, Sunday 12 - 5.
Wine & Gift Shop.  Picnic Area
Frequent Special Events
SHAW VINEYARD 3901 State
Route 14 Himrod, NY
607-481-0089 14842
Tastings Fri - Mon, 12 - 5
Award Winning Handcrafted Wines
PLEASANT VALLEY WINE CO.
County Route 88
Hammondsport NY  14840
(607)569 6111
Tours & Tastings, Visitors Center Daily
10 - 5, Sunday 10 - 5. Wine & Gift Shop.
 Event Hosting Available
U.S. Bonded Winery No. 1
CHATEAU RENAISSANCE WINE
CELLARS
7494 Fish Hatchery Road
Hammondsport NY  14840
(607)569 3609
Tastings 11 - 5:30, Sunday 12 - 5:30.  
Offering Red & White Varietals
Methode Champenoise Champagne
Desert Wines & Fruit Wines
BARRINGTON CELLARS
2772 Gray Road
Penn Yan NY  14527
(315)536 9686
Tastings 11 - 5:30, Sunday 12 - 5:30.  
Frequent Wine & Food Events   Picnic
Area Available.  Gift Shop.
Also: Ice Wine & Pure Grape Juice.
KEUKA SPRING VINEYARDS
243 Route 54
Penn Yan NY 14527
(315) 536-3147
Tastings:  May 1-Nov 30
Mon-Sat 10-5,Sun 11-5
Exclusive wine club,Wine & Food Events
ROOSTER HILL VINEYARDS
489 Route 54 South
Penn Yan, New York 14527
(315) 536-4773
Hours:  Fri, Sat, Sun  11-5pm
May Open 7 Days!
Tuscan-inspired tasting room, Wine Club
Frequent Wine & Food Events April
STEVER HILL VINEYARDS
3962 Stever Hill Road
Branchport, New York 14418
(315) 595-2230
Hours:  Open 7 Days! 11-6 pm
Restored 1800's Barn
Offering Vinifera and Labruca Varietals
DR. FRANK VINIFERA
WINE CELLARS
9749 Middle Road
Hammondsport NY  14840
(800)320 0735
Tours & Tastings Daily 9 - 5
Sunday 12 -5.
Wine & Gift Shop.  
NY's most award winning winery.