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Friday Music Canceled Friday January 27th 2017

Just a reminder that music night is canceled tonight due to a private event. The winery will be closing at the normal 5pm time and re-open tomorrow morning at 10:00am. Our music series will continue on Friday, February 3rd with The Fresh Vintage Duo. We look forward to seeing you there! more»

Ventosa Vineyards 2017 Couples Choice Winner

Wedding Wire Awards Ventosa Vineyards with the 2017 Couples Choice award Weddingwire.com has awarded Ventosa Vineyards with the 2017 Couples Choice award.  This award is determined by couple’s reviews on the Wedding Wire website. Ventosa Vineyards demonstrates excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and professionalism. This is the third year in a row Ventosa has won this honorable award. For more information on how to book your big day with Ventosa Vineyards, please call RJ Passalacqua at 315-719-0000. more»

Dry Red event has food, wine, music and winemakers – Democrat & Chronicle

You can sip, shop and bebop at the 2nd annual Dry Red event, where seven producers of Finger Lakes dry red wine gather at Ventosa Vineyards in Geneva 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13. It’s a chance to sample wines paired with light tapas, listen and dance to live music, mingle with winemakers and purchase bottles of wine for the holidays. Tickets are $30. Last year’s event sold out, so organizers have expanded this year’s version throughout the ballroom and winery. Participating wineries are Ventosa Vineyards, Damiani Wine Cellars, Billsboro Winery, Shaw Vineyards, Hector Wine Company, Zugibe Vineyards and Hosmer Winery. Ventosa Vineyards is located at 3440 Route 96A Geneva. For more infomation, call 315-719-0000 or visit ventosavineyards.com. Mark Liu, @mliueditor Democrat & Chronicle more»

Ventosa Vineyards 2011 Lemberger Wins Coveted Governor’s Cup & 10 Medals

Geneva, New York- August 13th 2015- Ventosa Vineyards, an estate winery on the north east side of Seneca Lake, wins big at the 2015 New York State Wine & Food Classic. more»

Dos and Don’ts of Wine Tasting

By Susan Clark Porter *protected email* With Memorial Day signaling the unofficial start of summer, Finger Lakes wineries are gearing up for the start of their busy season. To make those trips around the wine trails as enjoyable as possible, here are a few tips from winery workers. Don’t overindulge Erica Paolicelli, general manager of Three Brothers Winery in Geneva, said people who are visiting the wineries on tour buses or limos are often inclined to imbibe and have a good time between stops. It may be fun in the moment, but it can catch up to you. “I don’t think people realize that you can ruin your own experience that way and that of people around you,” she said. Be polite if a wine doesn’t strike your fancy. Paolicelli said it’s perfectly fine not to like a wine you sample, but don’t make a verbal fuss about it. “That can make it unpleasant for the people you are with,” she said, suggesting that a discreet dumping of it is preferable. Appreciate your flavor profile. If you’re a dry-wine drinker, try wines in those range and not super-sweet ones. “It’s OK to say, ‘That’s not me,’” Paolicelli said when selecting wines more»