Finger Lakes Blog

Finger Lakes Blog Posts

Author: Finger Lakes Distilling

Located in the heart of New York’s Finger Lakes region, Finger Lakes Distilling is a distinctly different experience in wine country. We use all natural, locally grown fruits and grains to create high quality, handcrafted spirits including vodka, gin, brandy, grappa, liqueurs and our flagship line of McKenzie Whiskeys. Named after our founding family, McKenzie Whiskeys have quickly gained national recognition for their bold and complex flavor profiles and for demonstrating the Finger Lakes Distilling commitment to traditional distillation methods. Stop by our tasting room overlooking our production area for a true grain-to-glass experience.

Learn More

Featured Cocktail: The Sauce

Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:00 AM by Finger Lakes Distilling

With a nod to everyone's favorite holiday side dish, The Sauce is a crisp and refreshing cocktail perfect for chilly afternoons.

The Sauce Cocktail


1.5 oz Vintner's Vodka
2 - 3 dashes cranberry bitters
2 oz cranberry juice
1 oz ginger beer


Just build your cocktail over ice and give it a stir. Float fresh cranberries on top for a festive look.

Find more great cocktail recipes from Finger Lakes Distilling. Browse by season, style, or main ingredient.

Share your story!


Did you have an amazing experience in Finger Lakes Wine Country? Have itinerary ideas or must-see stops to suggest? Share YOUR story of the region with us and it might be featured on our blog! Submit your story >>

#myFLX | Make it Yours.