Dr. Konstantin Frank ignited the “Vinifera Revolution” a movement that forever changed the course of wine growing in the Finger Lakes and the United States. Dr. Frank’s vision, knowledge and determination are credited with elevating the New York wine industry from a state of happy mediocrity to a level that today commands world attention.
Never content to rest on his laurels, Dr. Frank’s son, Willy Frank continued the tradition of excellence and determination. Willy amazed the industry in the late 1980’s by releasing an exquisite sparkling wine made at his very own Chateau Frank. Chateau Frank adheres to the “methode champenoise” using the three classic French Champagne grape varieties successfully creating another first for the Finger Lakes Region of New York – world class sparkling wines.
With the help of his cousin Eric Volz as vineyard manager, Willy’s son, Frederick Frank, took over leadership of the winery in 1993 and expanded production with the introduction of a value brand, Salmon Run, which is in honor of the majestic landlocked Salmon and beautiful Keuka Lake. Under Fred’s leadership the winery’s production and amount of medals earned has increased greatly and he looks forward to one day turning over the reins to his daughter, Meaghan Frank, who hopes to continue as the fourth generation of Franks at the winery.
THE WINEMAKERS' WINERY ~ A Tradition of Seven Generations of Family Farming
Ventosa Vineyards ~ Overlooking Seneca Lake consist only of vinifera varietals. Ventosa Vineyards is known for producing quality dry red wines such as our award-winning Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and the popular Italian varietal Sangiovese. Ventosa is also one of the few New York State wineries that grow and produce Tocai Friulano, a white Italian varietal. When visiting the winery, you will learn about the specific grapes grown here on the estate.
FREE Live Music Weekly
FREE Live Music & Happy Hour every Wednesday at Ventosa! A popular time among the locals for great food, wine, beer & cocktails. Supporting local artists from the Finger Lakes and beyond. Check out the live music schedule for special events.
At Colloca Estate Winery … We Do Things Differently …
Earlier this year, Colloca Estate Winery was named the 2019 New York Riesling Winery of the Year. in the New York International Wine Competition in New York City. And, at the 2019 New York Wine Classic in Watkins Glen in early August, our 2017 Dolce Riesling received Gold and was named Best Late Harvest.
Villa Bellangelo was founded in 2002 by Michael Litterio as a Finger Lakes winery with a vision of the future. The Missick family recently acquired Villa Bellangelo from Mr. Litterio and looks forward to continuing to offer Finger Lakes wine country visitors and customers premier service and a perfect product for many years to come.
Michael initiated a tradition at Villa Bellangelo of crafting wonderfully distinct Finger Lakes wines, by blending traditional European and modern American winemaking methods to produce some of the areas best wines. Bellangelo produces a wide spectrum of wines including Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Seyval Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay and Bellangelo's signature Moscato.
Our family is honored to have the opportunity to build upon Bellangelo’s legacy and reputation, and most of all, serve you as our customer.
Throughout the year, member wineries come together to bring you special events. These events require tickets that can be pre-purchased via our online shopping cart Event Tickets Online!, by phone using a credit card toll-free at 877-536-2717 and we'll place the order online for you, or you can mail us a check or money order with the online order form.
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Keuka Lake Wine Events
2019 Keuka Wine Trail Events Calendar
All event hours are Saturday from 10AM to 5PM and Sunday from Noon to 5PM with the eastside wineries opening at 11AM to accomodate early birds. Sorry, no groups over 20 accepted on event weekends. Designated drivers may purchase tickets at 25% discount for all events. Please call for season pass information. Click on picture or link below. http://www.keukawinetrail.com/events.asp
2375 Route 14A, Penn Yan, NY 14527
The following scheduled Seneca Lake Wine Trail event roster. You can find much more information about these events at our website: www.senecalakewine.com
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