Wineries are offering a wide variety of experiences in which to indulge!
Watkins Glen, NY – The wineries on Seneca Lake are offering indulgent experiences to celebrate Valentine’s Day in a way that is both sensitive to health and safety protocols while also being truly enjoyable. With masks in place, social distance marked out, and capacity restrictions noted, wineries are ready to indulge you this Valentine’s Day!
Chocolate and Wine Tasting for 2 at Chateau LaFayette Reneau Winery
Available by reservation only (11am-5pm), Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14. Includes: a private table overlooking Seneca Lake, homemade chocolate dessert bites for each guest, a wine flight built for two, and two wine glasses to take home. Reservations are limited and must be made in advance. Tickets are $30 for two people plus tax. Please call to book: (607) 546-2062
Cheesecake Flights and Brunch Bites at Boundary Breaks
On Saturday, February 13, enjoy a Wine and Cheesecake Flight including 2 cheesecake tarts paired with 2 glasses of the 2019 Riesling Ice Wine, and 2 peach mimosas made with the 2018 #356 Dry Riesling Bubbly and 2 custom passion fruit chocolates. $28 per couple. Or if brunch is more your style, on Sunday, February 14 enjoy a flight of 5 brunch bites each paired with a Boundary Breaks wine. $28 per person. Reservations are required for these experiences. Please call: (607) 474-5030
Roses & Rosé at Miles Wine Cellars
Get a free rose with your purchase of 2 or more bottles of Rosé, which will be on special 2 bottles for $30. This special will run in the tasting room Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14, while supplies last.
Glenora Wine Cellars Chocolate + Wine Experience
Whether you’re a chocolate lover or are just looking for a unique food and wine pairing, you’ll find Glenora’s Chocolate & Wine Experience deliciously worth it! Chocolate & Wine is available by advance reservation only. Please call (800) 243-5513 to schedule your tasting.
Valentine Weekend Wine + Dessert Pairing at Tabora Farm and Winery
Enjoy three wines each paired with a Tabora Bakery indulgence. $20 per person/$40 per couple. Pairings available by reservation only during regular winery hours (11am-4:30pm) on Friday, February 12, Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14. Space is extremely limited, reservations required. Please call the winery (607) 678-4343 or email email@example.com to make reservations.
Valentine’s Dinner To-Go at Fox Run Vineyards
A 3-course meal using locally sourced, high quality ingredients that you can savor in the safety and comfort of your home. Chef Brud Holland does 90% of the work to create this gourmet dinner. They’ll give you everything you need for culinary success – prepared ingredients and sauces, and step-by-step instructions for reheating and plating, plus a Spotify playlist! Dinners are $50 per person + tax and must be preordered by Tuesday, February 9 at 5pm. Please call the winery to place your orders: (315) 536-4616.
February Food and Wine Dinner at Belhurst Winery
Indulge in a six-course food and wine pairing dinner! Their Executive Chef has created unique, seasonally inspired dishes that feature a perfectly paired Belhurst wine with each course. Individual and group reservations can be made on almost any day during the month of February, including Valentine's Day! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book!
Private Barrel Room Dessert Wine Flight at Lakewood Vineyards
Treat your Valentine to a private barrel room dessert wine flight at Lakewood Vineyards. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to a cozy table for two in their barrel room to indulge in a curated dessert flight with sweets created by 3812 Bistro at Lakeside Resort. Reservations required, space is extremely limited. $45 per person, $40 per Rose Guild Member. Please call: (607) 535-9252.
Patrons are encouraged to take advantage of these wonderful opportunities to visit local wineries in a safe, responsible manner. Masks must be worn until you are safely seated, social distance of 6 feet minimum should be practiced at all times, and most importantly, please stay home if you are not feeling well.
To learn more about these and other upcoming events along the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, please visit: https://senecalakewine.com/calendar/.
Founded in 1986, the Seneca Lake Winery Association, known publicly as the Seneca Lake Wine Trail, is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to promoting its member wineries; to developing a spirit of cooperation between members of the association; to developing an outstanding wine producing and tourism area; to stimulating interest in wine in general and the wines of Seneca Lake, specifically; and to gaining recognition of the Seneca Lake Winery Association as an independent leader in the grape growing, wine, and tourism initiatives.
Contact: Brittany Gibson, Executive Director