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Celebrating the Diversity of Wines

Finger Lakes Wine Month, held annually during the month of May, in partnership with the Finger Lakes Wine Alliance, is a celebration of the diversity of wines from the Finger Lakes. Throughout the month, experience special events and unique tasting room experiences. Additionally, wineries, accommodations, and tourism businesses around the region are offering an array of special month-long promotions.

Reason to Celebrate

The Finger Lakes is home to more than 100 wineries, centered around Keuka, Seneca, and Cayuga Lakes. What diversifies the wine from other regions? The terroir of the Finger Lakes is special because of the microclimate created by the lakes — the consistent temperature of the water protects vineyards from extreme cold winter weather, limestone-laced soils provide moisture retention during periods of dry weather and allow for good drainage during heavy rains, and breezy days during the summer help ripen the grapes.

 

Winery Specials

Americana Vineyards
In the Tasting Room: Purchase two Cayuga White wines for $22.00 or two Revolutionary Red wines for $25.00

Chateau Renaissance Wine Cellars
In the Tasting Room: Buy a case and receive the 12th bottle free. Complimentary tastings, we can accommodate limo and bus tours. Check our events page for further info.

Dr. Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars
Shipping:$10 shipping on all orders of a case (12 bottles) or more during the month of May (continental U.S. only)

Glenora Wine Cellars
In the Tasting Room: Spring Sparkling Wine Special: 20% off 6 bottles of any Glenora sparkling wines (2003 Brut, NV Brut, Raspberry and Peach Spumante)
Shipping: $10 flat shipping rate on a case of wine

Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards
In the Tasting Room: Receive a bottle opener with your purchase of a bottle of wine. Limit one per customer.

Keuka Spring Vineyards
In the Tasting Room: Complimentary tastings

Montezuma Winery
In the Tasting Room: Enjoy a FREE Tasting of our Riesling

Sheldrake Point Winery
In the Tasting Room: Complimentary tasting for two. Receive 10% off a $40 wine purchase.

Stever Hill Vineyards
In the Tasting Room: Free wine tote with any Riesling purchase through the month of May.

Three Brothers Wineries and Estates LLC
In the Tasting Room: Free Three Brothers Wineries and Estates t-shirt with a purchase of a case (while supplies last), along with 20% off!
Shipping: $10 shipping on a case of wine, plus 20% off

Varick Winery & Vineyard
In the Tasting Room: Free salad dressing from the country store with a purchase of six bottles of wine.


Accommodation Specials

►Corning/ Painted Post

Radisson Hotel Corning
Stay another day in May. Our "May is Wine Month Package" includes: One $25 certificates for Grill 1-2-5 / Steuben Bar, welcome amenity to include - a wedge of Brie cheese with crackers and a strawberry garnish, and a choice of one bottle of Dr. Frank Salmon Run Chardonnay or Dr. Frank Salmon Run Pinot Noir. Receive a 40% discount off your room rate for the second night! Terms and conditions apply. Book now → Radisson.com/FingerLakesWineMonth.
 

►Elmira/Horseheads Region

Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview
Stay 2 nights, get the 3rd night free! Must book 3 days in advance, 24-hour cancellation policy, package is based on availability and black-out dates may apply.

Holiday Inn Express Horseheads
Wine Month Special - 20% Off our Escape to Wine Country Package!  Be sure to mention the Wine Month Special to receive your 20% off.  Package Details: Stay with us and enjoy everything the Finger Lakes Region has to offer, all conveniently located within a short driving distance. This package includes a visit to Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards where you can learn about the family history of the winery while sampling award-winning wines. Browse the gift shop with your $20.00 voucher and see if you can catch the “Red Cat” fever. Dinner this evening will be a true authentic Italian dining experience at Giuseppe’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, located just minutes from the hotel. You’ll awake the next morning with our “Express Start” breakfast. Our Escape Includes: Express Start Breakfast, $20.00 Voucher to Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, $30.00 Voucher to Giuseppe's Restaurant. Based on availability May 1-31, 2014, vouchers not redeemable for cash, must reserve at least 7 days in advance, reservations require full prepayment for the entire stay at time of booking, no refunds if canceled or changed.

►Keuka Lake Region

Best Western Plus Vineyard Inn & Suites
Stay any two consecutive nights during the month of May and get a complimentary third night to extend your stay. Make sure you mention the “FLWC” promotion at the time of booking.  Overnight stay expires May 31, 2014. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Based on availability. Applies to new reservations only. Offer Excludes Memorial Day Weekend.

Black Sheep Inn
Stay another day in May. Offer a special price for guests staying a consecutive second, third or more night.  Finger Lakes Wine Month Package:  The Black Sheep Inn & Spa looks forward to welcoming you to the Inn for your stay during the month of May, 2014 for your Finger Lakes Wine Country Getaway.  Stay 3 or more nights and receive our exclusive Guild card membership, our indulgent organic Farm to Table breakfasts and a 15% discount (use Promo Code Wine Month when booking) on your accommodations.  Enjoy a relaxing Spa treatment on the grounds of the Black Sheep Inn or take in a hands-on class at the Studio at the Octagon and be sure to get out on the many wine trails to enjoy the variety of fine wines all within a short drive of the Black Sheep Inn.  Reservations are based on availability and this special cannot be combined with any other offers. 

Bluff Point of View
Stay another day in May! Stay 3 consecutive nights in May (excluding 5/23,24,25) and receive $25 off your third night. Regular rate of $125 (cabin) to $159 (chalet) per night, based on double occupancy. Must mention Finger Lakes Wine Country "Stay another day in May" special at time of reservation.

Camp Elmbois                                               
$5 off your campsite fees on weekdays!

Keuka Lakeside Inn                     
Stay with us for two nights and receive a 20% discount on the room rate for the second night.  Applies to stays Sunday through Thursday from May 4th - 29th.  Call 607-569-2600 to book and mention "Stay Another Day" package.  Based on availability.     

Los Gatos Bed & Breakfast
Stay any two or more nights at regular rates in the room of your choice and we will add our VIP wine tasting package for free. This package includes complimentary wine tastings for two at 27+ wineries, breweries and distilleries, plus cheese tasting at two creameries and assorted discounts at local restaurants. No blackout days - valid for a stay of two or more nights.

Steamboat Castle Bed & Breakfast
Stay three nights or more and receive 10% off your entire stay. 

Wagener Estate Bed & Breakfast
Stay another day at Wagener Estate B&B. Book your first night at the regular rate and receive 25% off the regular rate for any additional, consecutive nights booked. Valid Sunday -Thursday only. This promotion cannot be combined with any other special, discount, second party gift cards or certificates. Does not apply to holiday weekends and other blackout dates. To book → www.wagenerestate.com or 315-536-4591.             

►Seneca Lake Region

Echo Ridge Farmhouse 
Stay another day in May. Pay for two nights and stay the third night free!

Echoes of the Glen Bed & Breakfast 
Stay three consecutive nights, Sunday - Thursday, at Echoes of the Glen B&B and your third night is free! Regular nightly rates range from $125-145 per night, plus tax. Not available on weekends and subject to availability. Mention "Stay 2, 3rd free in May" when making your reservation.

Ginger Cat Bed & Breakfast
Stay two nights and get the third for half off. Weekday stay, double occupancy, is $336.00. Weekend stay (must include Friday and Saturday), double occupancy, is $378.00.

Golden Knight Inn & Suites 
Stay two consecutive days in May, in any of our rooms, and receive a 20% savings. Blackout Dates: May 17, 23, & 24. To book →  607-535-8012 or www.goldenknightinn.com. Put “Stay another day in May” in the special request line to receive discount.

Inn at Glenora Wine Cellars
Stay one night and get the 2nd night 50% off! Room rates starting at $239. Available Sunday through Thursday only. Call 800-243-5513 to speak with a Reservation Specialist! Not valid with any other discounts, promotions or packages. Blackout dates: May 25-26, 2014.

New Vines B&B 
Stay any 2 nights during the month of May and receive a FREE bottle of our Estate Grown and Bottled wine, plus 2 New Vines wine glasses. Prices range between $260 and $310, plus tax for a 2-night stay. 

Rosemary's Legacy 
We invite you to stay with us during 'May Wine Month' for any day of your choice and get the second day for half price. Breakfast is included for all days of your stay!

The Blackberry Inn Bed & Breakfast 
Book a room any night Sunday through Thursday and save! Stay two nights and take $10.00 off your room rate per night at check-in. Stay three nights and take $20.00 off of your room rate. Stay four nights and take $30.00 off of your room rate. Stay five nights and take $40.00 off of your room rate .Terms and conditions apply. Please call the Blackberry Inn B&B to make your reservations and ask for the "Stay and Save" discount.

Attraction Deals

Arnot Art Museum
Two for one admission when you mention Finger Lakes Wine Country.

Patterson Inn Museum
Saturday May 17, Treasures at the Inn: Flea Market and Pancake Breakfast - 9am-2pm
Guided tours are buy one admission get one free for the month of May!

The Great Escape Ice Cream Parlor
Special for May: homemade wine ice cream teasers!  Get five balls of ice cream dipped in dark chocolate on a mini pretzel. 

Restaurant Specials

►Seneca Lake Region

Veraisons Restaurant at the Inn at Glenora Wine Cellars
Enjoy one complimentary flight of wine with a purchase of two entrees! Available during lunch or dinner service. Offer excludes wines offered by the bottle and dessert wines. Call 800-243-5513 to reserve your table! *1 flight per two entrees

Retail Deals

►Corning/Painted Post Region

Bottles & Corks
Free educational wine seminars and Finger Lakes wine tastings on Corning’s Market Street. LAUNCHING: Fifth Annual Finger Lakes Wine Maker Summer Seminar Series during GlassFest 22-25 May. 10% off selected Finger Lakes wines on 23-25 May. For more information call us at 607-936-2222.

Pure Design
20% off all wine related in-store items. Special runs May 1 - May 31.

The UPS Store
10% discount on all shipping AND packing services.

Elmira/Horseheads Region

The Christmas House at Arnot Mall
Receive a free trio of our wooden "Riesling Roses" with any purchase.

The UPS Store
10% discount on all shipping AND packing services.

Keuka Lake Region

Lost Indian Trading Post
20% off with the mention of Finger Lakes Wine Country.

Seneca Lake Region

JBK Bridal & Prom
15% off any in-stock, regularly priced dress.

Watkins Glen Wine & Spirits
10% off cases of wine. 10% Military Discount available everyday with ID.

Featured Events

May 3. Pan2Plate Chef Challenge at Veraisons Restaurant. 6:00 p.m.
An exciting twist on the traditional wine pairing dinner! Executive Chef Rodriguez and Sous Chef Hassler will go head to head in the kitchen to create a three-course meal, an appetizer, entrée, and dessert each incorporating a featured ingredient into each dish. As they craft their menus they will be put to the test, striving to highlight the ingredient beautifully, select the perfect wine pairings and to earn your vote as the winner of our first ever Pan2Plate Challenge! $60 per person, plus tax & gratuity. Reservations required by calling 800-243-5513.

May 11. Mother’s Day Brunch at Veraisons Restaurant. 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Treat your mother to lovely brunch at Veraisons Restaurant on Mother's Day, complete with a carving station, a selection of main courses and sides, fresh home-made pastries and a home-made dessert bar with live music by Distilled! Advanced reservations are strongly suggested by calling 800-243-5513. Adults $29.95. Children 12&Under $12.00.

May 11. Celebrate Mother's Day at Three Brothers Winery!
The whole family is welcome. Each ticket includes... Tasting passport for sampling at our three unique wineries and microbrewery, a gourmet cupcake from the cupcake bar (you decorate yourself!), one piece of pottery from Color Me Mine (you paint any way that you like), unlimited access to the photobooth, samplings of local cheeses, chocolates and Finger Lakes Grape Seed Oil, live acoustic music by Amy Montrois. A mimosa bar will be open in Passion Feet Vineyard and Wine Barn serving fabulous bubbly all day. Tarot card readings and henna tattoos will be available in Bagg Dare and Cipolla Romaine will be serving a delicious lunch (not included in ticket price). Join The Art Farm Painting Parties for a painting lesson at 11am (additional cost). The Art Farm instructor will walk you through a painting step by step, you'd be surprised at what you can do. Paints, brushes and canvas are supplied and you take your master piece home when finished. Additional cupcakes and pottery will be available for purchase on day of the event. Children under the age of 5 are free. Purchase tickets at www.flxwomenandwine.com.

May 18. Vino and Vineyasa at Three Brothers Winery. 5:30-9:00 p.m.
Join us for a very special evening of Yoga, Wine and Dinner. Is there a better combination? The evening will begin at 5:30pm with an hour of yoga instruction led by the lovely Monica Lesslie followed by a healthy, delicious dinner and delectable wine provided by Three Brothers Wineries and Estates and Cipolla Romaine. Tickets are $35 and include Yoga Instruction, 2 Glasses of Wine and Dinner. Space is limited- Pre-purchase of ticket purchase is required. Please call Three Brothers Wineries and Estates to secure your space! Tickets are non-refundable, but can be transferred in the event that you're unable to make it due to unforeseen circumstances. Please arrange to arrive at 5:20pm to give you ample time to set-up and prepare for a very special practice.