Cheers to Spring

We all love the coziness of winter, but there's nothing like getting out to enjoy the new season! Here are 10 ways to celebrate with us in Finger Lakes Wine Country.

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Wine & Cheese WeekendWine & Cheese Weekend

Seneca Lake Wine Trail
April 12-14, 2019

We're combining the classic tastes of wine and cheese into one delectable weekend. Use code FLWC for $5 off your ticket purchase.

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Tapas & Wine WeekendTapas & Wine Weekend

Keuka Lake Wine Trail
April 13-14, 2019

Savor the star of every social gathering—the hors d’oeuvre! Each winery prepares a mix of sweet and savory bites to enjoy alongside their wines.

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Wine & Herb FestivalWine & Herb Festival

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
April 26-28 & May 3-5, 2019

Drink. Eat. Garden. Repeat. Get a head start on your herb garden. Collect potted herbs and veggies featured in the food samples at each winery.

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Keuka in BloomKeuka in Bloom

Keuka Lake Wine Trail
May 4-5 & 18-19, 2019

Flowers, herbs, and wine! Treat yourself to a weekend of wine and herb-inspired food. Receive one flower and one herb from each winery, all ready to plant.

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Seneca Lake Wine & Food FestivalWine & Food Festival

Seneca Lake Wine Trail
May 18, 2019

The best of Seneca Lake in one event—wine, artisans, food, seminars, live music, and more! Use code FLWC for $5 off your ticket purchase.

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Sips & SucculentsSips & Succulents

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail
June 1-2, 2019

Travel the trail while you collect a different potted succulent at each winery. This new event will benefit the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund.

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Watkins Glen International

Kick off the season in style April 6-7, 2019 by taking three laps around the historic road course in your own personal vehicle. $25 tickets will be available at the gate, with proceeds benefiting the Watkins Glen International R.A.C.E. (Racing and Community Enrichment) Foundation.


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Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards

Picture this—a laid-back, tropical-inspired, outdoor pavilion overlooking Seneca Lake that’s also a cool and casual wine and beer bar. Now add some hotdogs on the grill, fresh baked bread baskets, wine slushies, good-time music and live bands on Friday nights. That’s what The Oasis is all about. The Friday night band series kicks off April 12.



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Located midway between Keuka Lake and Seneca Lake, The Windmill plays host to nearly 200 shops and craftsmen, boasting everything from farm fresh produce, to collectibles, to home and garden decor. Start your day at The Windmill with a hearty breakfast, pick up some fresh produce, then set out to explore the many shops. Later, take in a free show and have a relaxing lunch in the mini pine tree forest. Open Saturdays 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM starting April 27, 2019.



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Rockwell Museum & Corning Museum of Glass

Yousuf Karsh: American Portraits
The Rockwell Museum

On view through May 5, 2019

During a career that spanned six decades, photographer Yousuf Karsh created iconic portraits of many of the twentieth century’s most influential men and women—individuals who distinguished themselves in fields as diverse as business, medicine, entertainment, politics, and the arts. This exhibition includes 48 iconic portraits, on loan from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.


New Glass Now
Corning Museum of Glass

On view starting May 12, 2019

This new exhibit will document the innovation and dexterity of artists, designers, and architects around the world working in the challenging material of glass. A global survey designed to show the breadth and depth of contemporary glassmaking, the exhibition will feature objects, installations, videos, and performances made in the last three years by 100 artists of 32 nationalities working in more than 25 countries.



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Finger Lakes Premier Properties

Finger Lakes Premier Properties has the largest selection of lakeside vacation rentals in the region. Choose to stay in one of their cozy cottages, a cabin, or luxury home and enjoy springtime with a variety of amenities. This Timber Ridge home on Keuka Lake includes a hot tub, fire pit, screened in porch, gas grill, and so much more! Plus, take advantage of rates reduced by $200/night when you book a stay at Timber Ridge in March or April, 2019. Take a virtual tour of this premier home and start planning your lakeside vacation.



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Finger Lakes Distilling

Think it. Blend it. Drink it. Gather a group of friends and learn from the masters at Finger Lakes Distilling to craft your own custom blend of gin that's just perfect for your taste. Get hands-on in every step of the process—from botanical selection all the way down to applying the labels to the bottles—and take home 40 bottles of your custom gin to share!


Find the perfect gin cocktail recipe ►
(use your custom blend or an FLD classic)


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Tioga Downs Casino Resort

Cure your cabin fever at the region's premier entertainment resort! Starting May 4, listen to the beat of the horses with live harness racing. Take on 18 holes with some of the finest views of the Susquehanna River Valley at Tioga Golf Club, opening in April. Try your luck in the casino with nearly 950 slot machines, popular table games, and poker. Make a night of it with live music, dinner, cocktails, and a stay at the resort hotel.



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Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery

The 1886 Food & Wine Experience caters to those with a deeper interest in viticulture and winemaking. Each month (May - October) features a themed winery experience followed by a seated wine flight paired with hyperlocal seasonal small bites. Join the experts at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery for a unique educational experience above the sparkling wine cellar where the region's first ever méthode champenoise sparkling wine was created.



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Corning's Gaffer District

Celebrate glass and fire arts in the Crystal City May 23-26, 2019 with glassmaking demos, music, entertainment, fine and fired art vendors, shopping, food, and activities for the whole family! Begin the weekend on Thursday night at the Glass Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and 2300° event. Then explore the excitement on historic Market Street throughout the weekend, listen to music during Rock The Park concerts, and even stay late for fireworks on Saturday night.


Up for a challenge?
Take on three races in the new Wineglass Challenge Race Series presented by Finger Lakes Wine Country. Both the Riesling Marathon Challenge and the Pinot Half Marathon Challenge kick off during GlassFest.


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