the wine that has earned over 6,000 national and international medals over the years. Among these awards are six Governor's Cups, and Winery of the  Year three years in a row at the New York Wine and Food Classic-"the Oscars of New York Wines."


breathtaking views of Cayuga Lake, Taughannock Falls, and our rolling vineyards. The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is the first organized and longest running Wine Trail in the Country.


scenic wineries, distilleries, cideries and a brewery- all along America's First Wine Trail. With that much variety, you can't go wrong.

Americana Vineyards

DRINK at Americana Vineyards, where you’ll be made to feel right at home by our friendly & knowledgeable staff. Taste our award-winning wines, try some homemade fudge and visit our new Taproom/Beer Garden featuring 9 Bacchus Brewing Co. beers on tap! Dog and family friendly, too! EAT at Crystal Lake Café, where you’ll get…

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Buttonwood Grove Winery

Winner of the 2017 Governor's Cup! Come experience Buttonwood Grove, one of Cayuga Lake’s most scenic wineries. From our spacious multi-level deck, you can enjoy spectacular views of the lake, our pond and vineyards, and our beautifully landscaped grounds. Enjoy a glass of our award winning wines, and join us…

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Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery

Enjoy wines rich in character and expressed terroir, beneath the glow of gothic church lights in a relaxed setting. Home of “Cranberry Essence” and the “Vigneron” vine-leasing program. Our gift shop features local and handmade products, including artisan cheeses and picnic delights. Savor mouthwatering wood fired pizzas from The Copper…

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Goose Watch Winery

For over 20 years, Goose Watch has produced distinctive premium wines with a concentration on off the beaten path varietals and styles not found at most other Finger Lakes wineries. Hard to find European varietals such as Viognier and Lemberger can be sampled along with more traditional wines like Pinot…

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Hosmer Winery

Great wine begins in the vineyard. Hosmer wines have been estate grown and made in the European tradition since 1985. The vineyards at Hosmer are some of the largest and oldest on Cayuga Lake, with vines planted over 40 years ago.  Hosmer is a leader in environmentally friendly wine production,…

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Knapp Winery

Welcome to Knapp Winery and Vineyard Restaurant! We are a Finger Lakes wine experience not to miss. For thirty-five years, Knapp has been producing vinifera wines with robust and distinctive character. Home of some of the Cayuga Wine trail’s oldest red vinifera vineyards, Knapp’s estate continue to add varietals that…

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Long Point Winery

Located on the east side of Cayuga Lake on scenic State Route 90 in Aurora, New York. The winery sits on 72 acres of land overlooking beautiful Cayuga Lake. Guests are treated to a tasting of finest wines and the spectacular views that the tasting room provides. Specializing in the…

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Lucas Vineyards

Visit the first winery on Cayuga Lake; celebrating 38 years of wine making excellence! The Lucas Family, including Ruth Lucas, one of the first female wine makers of the Finger Lakes and co-founder of the Cayuga Wine Trail, invite you to experience the Lucas family legacy.  The famous, nautically-inspired “Tug…

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Montezuma Winery

“Winner of NYS Fair Best Distilled Spirit 2011-13” Montezuma Winery, a wine lover’s paradise, proudly offers you our wide selection of award winning wines. With choices ranging from dry to sweet, each wine, a unique medley of fruit, grape, and honey has something to delight every palate. We are famous…

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Six Mile Creek Vineyard

Ithaca’s Own Winery & Distillery just 2 miles from downtown Ithaca features a fantastic setting to enjoy memorable wines and spirits styled to suit a variety of preferences.  Panoramic valley views overlook the vineyards, pond and gardens.  A popular choice for picnics, weddings and special occasions.  A line of specialty…

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Swedish Hill Winery

“3-Time Governor Cup Winner” Continuing our passion for consistently creating outstanding wines of numerous types and styles, Swedish Hill offers numerous 90 point rated and gold medal wines that visitors can experience in a relaxed, fun and informative manner in our tasting room. There is a wine for everyone to…

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Thirsty Owl Wine Company

Thirsty Owl Wine Company is located on 150 acres of frontage on Cayuga Lake. Come experience our award-winning wines and knowledgeable staff in our spacious tasting room overlooking one of the most breathtaking views in the Finger Lakes. Enjoy a delicious lunch and a glass of wine on the deck…

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Toro Run Winery

Toro Run Winery sits on 64 acres 530 feet atop a glacier-carved hillside overlooking Beautiful Cayuga Lake. It has been said by many that we have the BEST VIEW in the Finger Lakes. Serving true World Class Finger Lakes wines: including our Signature Estate Grown Grüner Veltliner and Pinot Meunier.…

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Varick Winery & Vineyard

Our winery with a little country store offers a warm and inviting atmosphere with a view of the vineyard, cherry orchard and Cayuga Lake. Sample wines and complimentary jellies, preserves, mustards, salsas, hot sauces, herb dips, fruit butters, dipping oils, salad dressings and BBQ sauces. Relax and stay awhile at…

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