Welcome to Ventosa Vineyards

A Taste of Tuscany in the Finger Lakes

Ventosa To-Go Drive-through…F
ast & easy pick-up: Wednesdays-Sundays 11-7 pm

Call (315)719-0000 to order food & wine for lunch and dinner. Our Café Toscana menu items will be available (listed below) as well as our wine list. To ensure our reputation for quality, some menu items may not be available.

Additional items not on menu:

  • 32 oz. to gallon size container of Ventosa sauce, our famous chili or soup!
  • Ventosa meal kit service: pre-portioned ingredients & recipe instructions for you to cook at home with your family.
  • Ventosa’s Chef Carl will prepare you a fresh, gourmet dinner for your family or a small at-home gathering. Call us at (315)719-000 ahead of time to discuss home catering options or dinner items from our raved-about banquet menu, rated 5-stars on Wedding Wire & The Knot!
  • Order wine to go along with your food for a wine/food pairing or a private tasting in the comfort of your own home! All wine orders will come with our famous house-baked cookies.

Some reviews from wedding parties about Ventosa’s banquet Food:

“The food was excellent! All of our guests raved about it.”

“The food was exceptional…they do not mess around with their food/drink, it was all amazing!”

“The food was excellent- hands down the best food I’ve ever had at a wedding, and all our guests agreed!”

“The food is absolutely delicious. We got compliments from so many guests, saying it was the best food they’ve ever had at a wedding.”


SPICY HOMEMADE CHILI | Cup $4.95 – Bowl $6.95

ESCAROLE & BEAN SOUP | Cup $3.95 – Bowl $5.95


WARM BRIE | $13.95

VENTOSA SALAD | $11.45 / Add grilled chicken $3.95

SIDE SALAD | $5.45

TUSCAN SALAD | $10.45 / Add grilled chicken $3.95




TOSCANA | $11.95

DELUXE | $13.95

GARLIC | $13.95

GENOVESE | $12.95

CLASSICO | $12.95


HOT TEA – $1.99

HOT COCOA – $1.99






New Ventosa Releases!

Stop by and try them out! You can also order them… Click Here!


Seneca Lake Wine Trail Event: Flights and Bites  – May 2, 2020

 The Seneca Lake Wine Trail invites you to be a part of a new, immersive tasting experience on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Flights and Bites is an opportunity to sample and savor the best wine and food that Seneca Lake has to offer.

Sample & savor the best wine and food on Seneca Lakes with this new, immersive tasting experience. Get 3 tapas-atyle wine & food pairings at 3 different wineries and the expert insight of the wine and culinary professionals at each stop! For groupings and wineries, please visit our website:  https://senecalakewine.com/event/new-flights-and-bites/.

Ventosa’s menu will be:

Dish #1: Cracked black pepper risotto topped with a pan seared diver scallop, served with bearnaise sauce and fried leeks
Paired with 2017 Tocai Friulano

Dish #2: Braised beef with red wine & tomato sugo, served with roasted green beans & mushrooms
Paired with 2015 Sangiovese

Dish #3: Homemade Gnocchi in white wine and blue cheese cream sauce, served with grilled romaine hearts dressed with a champagne vinaigrette
Paired with 2017 Silver Chardonnay

Gather your wine-loving friends and purchase your tickets today!


Live music is on hold until we’re able to open up again. Stay tuned for updates and music schedule on FB at that time.  

FREE Live Music Weekly

* Please call to reserve your table (315)719-0000. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Sunday Jazz

Sundays through April, local jazz musicians from 1-4 pm and “comfort food” specials

See our full artist line-up & food specials

Wednesday’s Live Music

Wednesday night music from 6-9 pm. BOGO Happy Hour from 5-6 pm. Cafe Toscana open until 8 pm.

See our website for full artist line-up


In Effect Now – Winter Hours:
Winery: 10-5 pm Monday-Saturday; Sunday: 12-5 pm; Wednesdays- live music 10-9 pm
Café: 11-5 pm Monday-Saturday; Sunday: 12-5 pm; Wednesdays- live music 11-8 pm

Book your parties with Ventosa!
We would love to host your large and small gatherings, during the day or evening. Call us to discuss the many options available, (315) 719-0000.


Ventosa Vineyards has been voted a top destination winery in the Finger Lakes.  Noted for dry, Old World-style wines, entirely estate grown fruit, Mediterranean cuisine and breathtaking views of the eastern shore of Seneca Lake.

Ventosa Vineyards Virtual Tour

  • Ventosa Vineyards specializes in older vintage, dry red wines
  • 100% hand-picked estate vinifera grapes, including Tocai Friulano and Sangiovese, two Italian varieties
  • Mediterranean inspired dishes served daily in our Café Toscana
  • Stunning views and sunsets can be enjoyed from our expansive terrace overlooking our vineyards and Seneca Lake
  • Lasting memories are created during special events in our Tuscan style La Vista e Bella ballroom.

Enjoy the following interview with our owner, Lenny Cecere and former winemaker, Jenna LaVita.