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New Year's wine tour upstate NY?

yngvai Dec 15, 2009 04:38 PM

Can anyone recommend a wine tour for New Year's Eve / New Year's Day?

  1. jerryc123 Dec 18, 2009 04:15 AM

    http://www.fingerlakeswinecountry.com/

    There are New Year's Eve packages on that page.

    If your time is short, Seneca Lake is probably where you should focus.

    Wineries that are my personal favorites, in the whole region, are...
    Dr. Konstantine Franks
    Wiemer
    Bellwether Hard Cider
    Earle Estates Meadery
    Hunt Country
    Lamarouex Landing

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      jmoryl Dec 17, 2009 01:27 PM

      Winter, is a pretty quiet time around the Finger Lakes wineries - many might only be open during the weekends. Having said that, there is a lot to be said for visiting when things are calm and you can enjoy the wine, chat with the staff, etc., which is really hard to do on summer weekends. Do some seaching to find the places you might be interested in (there are some threads here) and give them a call regarding New Year's opening

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        njguy99 Dec 17, 2009 01:09 PM

        Depends on where upstate. Hudson Valley? Finger Lakes?

        And I'd imagine a lot of them will be closed New Year's Day...if not part of the week.

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