wine trails and tours
Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
The Cayuga Lake Wine Trail is the oldest wine trail in the country. It includes 15 wineries, a cidery, a meadery, and 4 distilleries which have won over 5000 national and international awards.
The Finger Lakes Cider House
The Finger Lakes Cider house is also on Cayuga Lake, down the road from the Beer Garden. In their tasting room you can try not only their cider, Kite& String, but many other artisan ciders from the region.
The Seneca Wine Trail
The Seneca Lake Wine Trail was formed in 1986 and has over 30 members who are dedicated to using grapes grown in the unique terrain surrounding the lake.
Experience the Finger Lakes
Owner Laura Winter-Falk is Certified Sommelier and Professor or Wine at Tompkins Cortland Community College. Her well trained staff of tour guides is well known for their knowledge of the area’s wines. You can join one of their tours or arrange one just for you and your group.
Triphammer Wines & Spirits
If you don’t have time to get out to the wine trails, Triphammer Wines & Spirits, locally owned and operated since 1941, has an amazing selection of regional wines, ciders and spirits. Their sister business, The Ithaca Coffee Company, located just next store, sells gourmet cheeses, snacks and candies to pair with your selections along with craft beers. They also have a tavern with local wines and beers on tap.
The Finger Lakes Beverage Center
The Finger Lakes Beverage Center stocks over 1000 beers and 150 sodas. They have a rotating selection of 10 growler beers, one hard cider and one soda on tap.