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Seneca Lake Wine Trail Event: Artisan Cheese & Wine

Saturday, March 28

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Artisan Cheese and Local Wine brings together local creameries with a small selection of our member wineries. When you take part in this event you’ll enjoy meeting the farmers who make the cheeses you’ll sample and learn more about why the things that grow together go together so well. See link for all details: https://www.showclix.com/event/artisan-cheese-wine-march-2020

Participating Wineries & Creameries:
Belhurst Estate Winery – Craigs Creamery
Torrey Ridge Winery – East Hill Creamery
Earle Estates Meadery – Side Hill Acres
Lakewood Vineyards – Back Roads Creamery
Castel Grisch Winery – Sunset View Creamery
Atwater Estate Vineyards – Engelbert Farms
Penguin Bay Winery – Crosswinds Creamery
Wagner Vineyards –Sunset View Creamery
Three Brothers Wineries & Estates –Snow Farm Creamery
Ventosa Vineyards – Jake’s Gouda Cheese


Seneca Lake Wine Trail Event: Flights and Bites

May 2, 2020 – Sample and savor the best wine and food that Seneca Lake has to offer!


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.

Your ($80) ticket will gain you access to this VIP-style event, 3 tapas-style wine & food pairings at 3 different wineries and the expert insight of the wine and culinary professionals at each stop! Winery A at 10am, Winery B at 1pm, and Winery C at 4pm. These groupings are pre-determined and pre-selected. To view the list, please visit our website: https://senecalakewine.com/event/new-flights-and-bites/

At each stop you’ll be warmly greeted and welcomed to a seated, reserved tasting area. You and a small group (no more than 30 people per seating) of fellow wine enthusiasts will be treated to three wine and food pairings, featuring tapas-style dishes prepared by a local chef thoughtfully paired with only the best wines produced by our participating wineries. If you love red carpet treatment, if you love great wine and great food – this event is for you!

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


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, Ventosa will feature 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.