About Finger Lakes Wine Country

Famous for our rolling vineyards and the flavors that come out of them, Finger Lakes Wine Country has been a wine lover’s paradise for quite a while. But there’s more to our story than just a lot of excellent wine. Take some time to delve into the history and culture of our region, and you’ll realize that our roots extend far beyond those of our grapevines.

On the surface, our small towns are quintessentially idyllic. Watkins Glen and Hammondsport are charming—the heartbeats of the lakes they call home. But it’s only when you feel the wind on your face as you whip around the famed racetrack at Watkins Glen International that you’ll start to realize our small towns have big reputations. When you watch 2300-degree molten glass come to life in front of your eyes at The Corning Museum of Glass, you’ll discover that glassmaking has been at the heart of this innovative small city for generations. When you soar silently in a glider over the Chemung River Valley, you’ll become mesmerized by the same views that captivated Mark Twain.  

Whether its adventure you’re craving or inspiration you seek, it awaits you here in Finger Lakes Wine Country. Come find it, won’t you?


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