Follow the Keuka Wine Trail while Visiting Hammondsport

Staying in a Hammondsport Bed and Breakfast is perfect for following the Keuka wine trail. Hammondsport is the center of wine country in New York. It's where you explore the state's best wineries and taste the fine wines that they produce. Follow this guide to the Keuka Lake Wine District and discover why this place is known worldwide for its delectable wines.

Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars
9749 Middle Rd
Hammondsport, NY 14840
(800) 320-0735
www.drfrankwines.com

Your Keuka wine trail tour begins in the heart of wine country. Dr. Konstantin Frank has been around since 1962 and has received numerous awards for his wines. This establishment develops a variety of Chateaus and Cabernets. You're invited to taste these wine varietals at the tasting room. Tastings are given on a daily basis and you must show proper identification to participate. The tasting room is closed only on major holidays. Groups of 8 or more need to make reservations before attending. There's a non-refundable fee of $5 for each person in the group.

Heron Hill Winery
9301 County Rte 76
Hammondsport, NY 14840
(800) 441-4241
www.heronhill.com

Leave your comfortable Hammondsport Inn behind for a couple of hours and visit the Heron Hill Winery. The Keuka wine trail takes you to one of Hammondsport's most elegant wineries. This upscale place develops Riesling, Chardonnay and other varietals. You'll find the atmosphere to be quite lovely once you arrive. The winery sits upon a hill overlooking Keuka Lake and provides exceptional views.

Heron Hill is available for tastings Monday through Sunday. During the months of May through October, picnics are also available to guests. There is a gift shop and cafe for your enjoyment as well. You're encouraged to contact the winery for more details regarding tasting times.

Keuka Spring Vineyards
243 State Rte 54
East Lake Rd
Penn Yan, NY 14527
(315) 536-3147
www.keukaspringwinery.com

More than 20 years of handcrafting high quality wines has made Keuka Spring Vineyards one of wine country's best producers. The winery sits near Keuka Lake and offers guests scenic views as well as tasting opportunities. This winery opens daily during the spring, summer and fall months. However, it's only open on the weekends during December.

Keuka Spring Vineyards hosts special events throughout the year. You can eat, play and have fun during these events. Picnics are available as well. Contact the winery for more information about the events and tasting tours.

Ravines Wine Cellar
14630 State Rte 54
Keuka Village, NY 14840
(607) 292-7007
www.ravineswinecellars.com

Ravines Wine Cellar is a new producer of fine wines in Keuka. Tours are given at their tasting room boutique during the spring, summer and fall seasons. Your tasting tour also consists of delicious regional foods, cheeses and handcrafted chocolates. As with many of the wineries in wine country, Ravines Wine Cellar hosts a number of events throughout the year. They often host theatrical and musical events. Contact Ravines upon arriving at your Hammondsport Bed and Breakfast. This winery welcomes you to take part in their tastings.