enough of the politics, have some wine

And just like that, harvest is over with! Holiday Shopping Spree is right around the corner and and we're already selling tickets to our 2017 events along with Season Passes and even more exciting, Bangles & Bottles. Oh, and the Vintner Vacation contest has reopened for entry, may the odds be ever in your favor. 

I also want to take a short moment to point you in the direction of my most recent article in which I got a chance to chat with the new winemaker at Knapp Winery, Jerry Van Vort - check it out!

Cassandra & Katherine
Holiday Shopping Spree (bottle stopper) Ornaments!

Tickets for this year's event are in short supply - so order them quick. We're on pace to sell out sooner this year than ever before. Our Transportation and Accommodation packages were the first to go, now only a couple hundred tickets remain. 

2017 Season Passes Available 
Now thru Feb. 24th!

The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail Season Pass is your ticket to great savings when you attend all four trail events. 

Single Season Pass - $115 ($45 savings)
Couple Single Pass -  $165 ($105 savings)

2017 Trail Events

Tickets are ON SALE NOW!

Mardi Gras - February 25 & 26
Bacon on the Lakein - March 18 & 19
Wine & Herb Festival - April 28-30 or May 5-7
Holiday Shopping Spree - November 17-19 or December 1-3 (for sale after the 2016 event)
Bangles & Bottles Is Back!

You read that right! We are redesigning all new Bangles and the promotion will take place during the months of June and July 2017.

Enter for the 2017 Vintner Vacation

Three days and two nights of making, living, breathing,  and most importantly, drinking wine on Cayuga Lake.  Some might say it's a wine lover's dream-we've been calling  it our Vintner Vacation and yes, it's going to be amazing.

November Winery Events

5: Knapp Winery - Speakeasy
Take a trip back in time at Knapp's First Annual Speakeasy event on Saturday, November 5th from Noon to 4pm. A dark, hidden room will be located near our Tasting Room, filled with prohibition style drinks, food, music, and laughter!  Staff members will be dressed in period-style clothing, so feel free to dress up for the occassion!  Jazz music by "Cool Club"  Admission is free, but you need a password to enter.  Wine and food and drinks will be available for purchase.
2770 Ernsberger Road, Romulus, NY 14541 www.knappwine.com 

5: Hosmer Winery - Bon Vivant - A FLX Bounty Meander
It's that time of year again! Harvest is coming to an end and the wines are finding a place in the cellar as we reflect and celebrate how fortunate we are for the bounty that we have. We invite you to join us at Hosmer Winery for a taste of the good life with samples of local food from around the Finger Lakes. We will be selling Hosmer Wine by the glass and serving delectable hors d'oeuvres to enjoy with a live performance from Donna Colton  (so get ready to dance). This event will be held Saturday, November 5th from 2 until 6 PM and is free of charge!! 
7020 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521 www.hosmerwinery.com
5: Swedish Hill Vineyard - Sparkling Wine & Dessert Wine Festival
Start your holiday shopping in a delicious way with a special event focused on our sparkling wines and dessert wines! For an extra touch we will be featuring a complimentary dessert pairing and wine sales, because you deserve a little extra something for all of your holiday preparation! Peruse our gift shop to fulfill your holiday shopping list with a large assortment of items ranging from fun wine accessories, stocking stuffers, holiday decor, and so much more! 4565 State Route 414, Romulus, NY 14541 www.swedishhill.com
5: Thirsty Owl Wine Company - Polka Party
Specialty foods 6861 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521 www.thirstyowl.com
12: Knapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant - Journey Through Culinary History Wine Dinner
Back by popular demand, is A Journey Through Culinary History.  Think of this as a experiential learning meal.  Knowledge with every bite.  Our studious Chef John McNabb will take you back in time introducing chefs who invented cooking styles and techniques that changed the way we cook.  It sounds like a history lesson, and it will be, but it's a lesson good for the brain, and great for the belly. The excitement of this five course meal will be accented with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayetter Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot. $74.90pp, includes tax and gratuity. 6:30pm-10:00pm 2770 Ernsberger Rd, Romulus, NY 14541 www.knappwine.com

Concert Series

What better way to celebrate the weekend with live music and your favorite glass of CLWT wine alongside friends and other wine-lovers!  Check out the full schedule!

Over $300 in savings

The 2016 Vino Visa Coupon Book is loaded with new coupons from all 16 wineries as well as our partners along the Trail. Get discounts on tastings, things to do, places to stay, and local eateries. 
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