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The Sober Curious Guide

Thursday, June 13, 2024 6:00 AM by Finger Lakes Wine Country

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Are you familiar with the term Sober Curious? It was coined by Ruby Warrington in her 2019 book and has grown into a cultural movement and lifestyle of limiting alcohol consumption or abstaining altogether. This is why we’re excited to share our Sober Curious Guide.

Sober curiosity is about choosing when and if you want to drink, instead of doing it to meet social expectations. According to surveys commissioned by NCSolutions, 41% of Americans plan to drink less in 2024. The most sober curious

Cayuga Lake Wine Trail

April showers bring lots of fun May events in Finger Lakes Wine Country. From Rosé in May and a Kentucky Derby Party to the Annual Wine & Herb Event and GlassFest. These are the May events you should add to your social calendar.

Sip and Paint Night at Wagner Vineyards

When: Friday, May 3, 2024

Time: 6:30 PM

Where: Wagner Vineyards, 9322 NY-414, Lodi, NY 14860

Cost: $40, Tickets available here.

You’re invited to Sip and Paint Night at Wagner Vineyards on Friday, May 3. Where you can expect an

Seneca Lake Pier in Watkins Glen New York

From grape growing to production, the Seneca Lake Wine Trail is one of the largest cohesive wine trails in North America. When you visit the 25-member wineries you are guaranteed to be tasting and purchasing wine made from grapes grown in the favorable conditions surrounding Seneca Lake.

Seneca Lake is not only the largest of the glacially-formed Finger Lakes but is also the deepest lake within New York State. At 630 feet in depth, the sapphire waters of Seneca Lake make up 50% of the water in

Southern Tier Balloon Tours

Spring Break is a great reason to escape to Finger Lakes Wine Country. The region is abuzz as the gardens begin to bloom and the vineyards are groomed and pruned. This Finger Lakes Spring Break Adventure Guide has great suggestions for your group gatherings and family trips. Including maple tastings, waterfall chasing, hot air balloon rides, bird watching, and more.

Finger Lakes Wine Country has so much to offer groups of all sizes and people of all ages. Including three distinct Wine Trails

The Inn at Glenora Wine Cellars

It takes courage and a sense of adventure to be a trailblazer and Glenora Wine Cellars was the first winery on Seneca Lake. Gene Pierce, along with Eastman Beers, Edward Dalrymple, and Howard Kimball jumped at the opportunity to open the winery after the Farm Winery Act of 1976 was passed.

In 1987, the winery expanded its production facility, and retail sales area and added a restaurant, The Wine Garden Café. This was the first winery restaurant on the western shores of Seneca Lake. They

Apple Picking

If you've already figured out what to do and where to go using our 3-Day Fall Finger Lakes Wine Country Itinerary and FLX Family-Friendly Fall Travel Guide. It's time to learn how to experience the incredible fall flavors Finger Lakes Wine Country has to offer!

New York State is the second-largest apple-producing state in the country. From apple cinnamon, apple cider, caramel apples, and candy apples the fall flavor profiles are endless and we haven’t even mentioned pumpkin. Locally harvested

Wagner Vineyards

The wine industry has been criticized for its homogeneity since its inception. A space that has felt reserved for the white and wealthy is working to become more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. Diversifying the wine industry includes creating an environment that's hospitable and enjoyable for all and Wagner Vineyards is a local changemaker working towards diversifying the wine industry.

Wagner Vineyards Estate Winery in Lodi, New York has been producing award-winning wine since 1979. For

Wine Trail Event Photos

Spring in the Finger Lakes is one of the seasons most underrated by travelers looking for an escape. But this spring, the region is abuzz with exciting events for wine lovers and fun family-friendly activities! Here are some of the Spring Happenings in Finger Lakes Wine Country that you should add to your social calendar.

Chemung Restaurant Week

When: Friday, March 24, 2023 - Sunday, April 2, 2023

Time: Varies by restaurant.

Where: Participating restaurants in Chemung County. See list here.

Girl's Getaway to Finger Lakes Wine Country

Finger Lakes Wine Country is a perfect place for a girl’s getaway. From mother-daughter trips to a weekend away with your besties, FLX offers plenty of opportunities to hang with your favorite girl gang! Pamper yourselves with relaxing spa treatments, captivate your creativity with art museums, and engage your senses with our delicious farm-to-table fare and local wine and spirits.

Create a fun itinerary that you and your girlfriends will love with our suggestions below. Then pack your bags

dog in Vineyard

In Finger Lakes Wine Country four-legged visitors are catered to as much as two-legged guests. This Dog-Friendly Finger Lakes Wine Country Itinerary introduces you to dog-friendly hotels, activities, wineries, and restaurants. It also allows you to take advantage of the stunning scenic hiking trails and outdoor areas that are dog friendly!

Your four-legged, furry friend loves to get out as much as you do. Grab that collar and leash, and take your pooch for some Finger Lakes Wine Country fun!