Smokin' Summer Kickoff
- Participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail Members
- Seneca Lake, NY
- June 12, 2020 to June 14, 2020
- $40 wine tasting ticket; $20 designated driver ticket
- Recurring daily
Come kickoff the summer with us for three days of local wine and foods associated with this beautiful time of year. Enjoy a self-guided tour around Seneca Lake while exploring the unique, delicious pairings of local wines the fantastic grilled and summertime foods at any of the 20 participating Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries! With 2 1/2 days to take it all in, we suggest taking your time to make the most of the experience.
Interested in bringing a group? Groups of 19 or less may attend together without making appointments. Groups of 20 or more must make arrangements through the Trail Office. Please see below for important details related to groups.
Surrounding the sapphire waters of Seneca Lake, our 31 member wineries invite you to experience a destination rich in history, beauty, and the production of world-class wines. Our member wineries are open year round, each offering a unique experience and assortment of wines.
Our wine and food pairing event weekends such as Savory World of Seneca in January, Chocolate and Wine in February, Pasta and Wine in March, or Spring Wine and Cheese in April, and Smokin' Summer Kickoff in June, offer the opportunity to pair wine with delicious dishes prepared with the event theme in mind. We collaborate with our local creameries to feature artisan cheeses alongside our wines during our more intimate Preferred Pairings tastings on February 23 and March 9. We also Seneca Lake Wine and Food at Clute Park in Watkins Glen in May - a festival celebrating all of the great wine, food, and artisans surrounding Seneca Lake. For details on these events including ticket prices and purchase details, visit our website!
When you visit our member wineries you are guaranteed to be tasting and purchasing wine made from grapes grown in the favorable conditions surrounding Seneca Lake. Our grapes and wine are Grown Here. Made Here.