All Events

All Events

The Keuka Lake Wine Trail hosts six great Signature Events over eight weekends each year ... the perfect introduction to beautiful Keuka Lake, our charming wineries, great wines, food and people. 

Our five member wineries also offer a number of their own events where you can sample the latest wine releases, relax to live music, taste food and wine pairings, shop for unique gifts, or even grape-stomp!

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  • Keuka Lake Wine Trail Passport Keuka Lake Wine Trail Passport

    Keuka Lake Wine Trail Passport

    Tuesday, October 1 -Tuesday, December 31 2019

    Wineries along Keuka Lake Wine Trail

    Discover on your own schedule and at an amazingly low cost.  For just $15, the Passport entitles you to free standard wine tastings for one person at each of our 5 member wineries, and gives you an array of valuable coupons and deals to sweeten your experience around the lake. The coupons are valued at over $600and include wineries, restaurants, lodging, transportation services and much more!

    The Passport is valid from date of purchase until December 31, 2019 -- plenty of time to explore, discover and enjoy. Passports make a great birthday or anniversary gift. A tremendous value! 

    Our Member Wineries include:

    Keuka Spring Vineyards

    McGregor Vineyard

    Heron Hill Winery

    Hunt Country Vineyards

    Vineyard View Winery

    Please note:  The Keuka Passport is intended for individuals and small groups.  Our member wineries will not honor Passports for groups of 8 or more. 

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  • Keuka Holidays Keuka Holidays

    Keuka Holidays

    Saturday, November 9 -Sunday, November 10 2019

    Wineries along Keuka Lake Wine Trail

    Dates: November 9-10, 2019 and November 16-17, 2019

    Time: Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm

    Tickets: Single Ticket: $35, Couple Ticket: $55, Single Designated Driver Ticket: $30, Couple Designated Driver Ticket: $50

    Ring in the holiday season during one of our Keuka Holidays weekends- an annual sell-out!  Enjoy  a self-guided tour along beautiful Keuka Lake while tasting fine wines at our 6 participating wineries’,  complemented by samples of hearty winter foods. Ticket holders receive a festive gift at each winery visit along with a souvenir wine glass. Holiday wine sales abound, and the gift shops are stocked with unique locally crafted items that are perfect for holiday gift-giving!

    You must select a check-in winery to start the event. All advance ticket sales end by the Thursday before any event at 5pm. Tickets are non-refundable and do not include lodging or transportation.  Your state-issued photo ID, drivers license, will be required to be shown at your check-in winery to prove that you are 21 years of age or older.  Everyone in your party will be required to show their state issued ID. 

    Groups of 10-12 people must contact the Wine Trail office at 800.440.4898 prior to making arrangements for transportation. This is to ensure that your group can be accommodated on your planned dates. Please note: We are not able to accommodate groups of 13+ on event weekends.

    Each starting winery has a limited quantity of tickets. If you are planning to attend the event with a group of friends/family/couples, it is important to purchase tickets on one order, to guarantee that all attendees will have the same starting winery.  After visiting your starting winery, you are free to visit the remaining participating wineries in which ever order you like, at your leisure. 

    Signature Event Wineries include:

    McGregor Vineyards

    Keuka Spring Vineyards

    Vineyard View Winery

    Hunt Country Vineyards

    Stever Hill Vineyards

    Heron Hill Winery

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    Rustic Furniture Building

    Saturday, October 12 - Sunday, October 13 2019

    9AM - 4PM

    Hunt Country Vineyards, 4021 Italy Hill Road, Branchport, NY 14418

    What could be better than a fall weekend at Hunt Country Vineyards learning a new skill in a relaxed atmosphere where you keep your creation?  

    Join us in the historic barn at Hunt Country Vineyards and learn the basics of rustic furniture design and construction.  Over two days we will design a simple piece, harvest materials, AND, using time honored hand tools, construct a functional, beautiful piece for your home or cottage.  This ‘make it – take it’ workshop is designed for the beginner woodworker who sees beauty in natural materials and enjoys creating from scratch.  No woodworking experience necessary.  All tools, fasteners, instruction and lunch provided.

    Participants should dress in layers for the weather, wear sturdy shoes, and bring a water bottle.  We also recomend you bring safety glasses, work gloves and any personal tools you wish to use.

    Instructor

    D.J. Kitzel has been creating rustic furniture for 20 years, and teaching it for 12.  He enjoys every aspect of the process, from foraging materials to finishing.  D.J. is also a stonemason, certified English teacher, and licensed wilderness guide with 26 years of experience in the building trades, 22 years in masonry trades.  He has worked on historic structures and new builds across Rochester and the Finger Lakes region while pursuing a life-long interest in traditional trades. 

    Food & Drink

    Lunches: TBD

    An "end of day" glass of wine will be included each day to celebrate a productive days work.  

    Please let us know ahead of time if you have any dietary restrictions.

    Program

    Group starts at 9:00am on Saturday and Sunday, ending at 4:00 pm each day.

    Saturday morning will start with introductions, course overview, expectations, safety.
    D.J. will provide instruction, all tools needed, and work songs.

    Instruction will be a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on work to construct your one of a kind piece of rustic furniture.

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    Hallo-Wine Party and Costume Contest

    Saturday, October 26 - Saturday, October 26 2019

    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Vineyard View 2971 Williams Hill Rd, Keuka Park

    We're dressing up in costume again this year for a fun night of live music by Chris Stephens, Food Truck favorites by Around the Corner Catering, Wine, Beer, Cider and warm mulled wine. Come in costume for a chance to win a case of Vineyard View Wine, Or just come for the fun and help vote for the winners.

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    Holiday Barrel Tasting

    Saturday, December 7 - Sunday, December 8 2019

    Tastings at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm Saturday and 12 and 2 pm Sunday -

    Go behind the scenes and taste as a winemaker while getting in the Holiday spirit! A great chance to stock up on your favorite Keuka Spring wines for the winter while getting a taste for what's in store for next year. An exclusive tasting with the winemaking team, festive hors d'oeuvres, the opportunity to purchase pre-released wines, and special discounts on wine. Reservations required. $35 pp ($30 Vista Wine Club members). Tastings at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm Saturday and 12 and 2 pm Sunday.

    Plus earn your certificate!  Last year's participants became Champions of the Ice (Wine) with our winemakers. 

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