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Wine, Cheese & Breweries

Seneca County located in the center of the Finger Lakes Wine Region. The Finger Lakes Region is home to almost 10,000 acres of vineyards and 70 different grape varieties come taste a sampling of these fine varieties grown and produced here in Fayette and even purchase a bottle or two. What better compliment to the wines of the Finger Lakes but cheese.  The Murrays of Muranda Cheese decided to showcase how high quality milk could create exquisite cheeses.

Watershed Brewing Company

Watershed Brewing Company

3543 East Lake Road
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 325-4197

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Watershed Brewing is a destination farm and microbrewery located in Fayette, 4 miles from Geneva.  Two taprooms serve fresh beer made on site, local wine, and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as a selection of locally-made cheeses, cured meats, and crackers.  The picturesque setting along the northeastern side of Seneca Lake is on the Finger Lakes wine, beer and cheese trail.  The venue is an iconic old dairy barn with a rich history.  Stop in, get a little of the history, some live music as scheduled, and enjoy some cold craft beer!  Open at noon 7 days a week most of the year.  Check the website for business hours.  Cheers!

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Muranda Cheese
Muranda Cheese Co.

3075 State Route 96
Waterloo, NY 13165

Phone: (315) 539-1103

The Muranda Cheese Company was created by the Murrays so that you could enjoy the goodness of quality milk in a product you can’t find in retail stores. The farm store & tasting room is open 7 days a week year round. And you can always convince one of the Murrays to give you an impromptu tour of their immaculate farm.  15 Varieties of Cheddar-based artisan cheeses including: Colby, Asiago/Provolone, British Raw Milk Cheddar, Horseradish, Crazy Charlie, Fiesta, Checkerboard, Scallion Onion Bacon, British Garlic Cheddar Cheese, their best seller Red Buddy, a Swiss/Cheddar blend, and now  their new Blue. Open Sunday to Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm.

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Billsboro Rose Hill
Rose Hill Tasting Room

Rose Hill Tasting Room
3365 Rte 96A
Waterloo, New York 14456

Phone: (315) 789-1878

Billsboro Winery is committed to crafting dry classic European varietal wines on a small scale production with devoting attention to producing a high-quality product for our customers.  Open June to October 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, closed November to May.

Eleven Lakes Winery

Eleven Lakes Winery

3550 St. Rt. 89
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

Phone: (315) 549-8702

Named after the 11 glacier formed Finger Lakes. Each wine is dedicated to a different Finger Lake and named after the native name for the lake. Situated on Cayuga Lake, Eleven Lakes is part of the Finger Lakesnique setting, Monday to Saturday 10:00am to 6:30pm and Sunday Noon to 6:30pm.

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Thee Brothers Winery

623 Lerch Road,
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 585-4432

War Horse Brewing Company the one thing that all 3 brothers agree on is a fine hand-crafted microbrew. Come join us one and all for a taste or bite to eat at Smokin’ Bagg Dare BBQ & Grill (Saturdays 11am-5pm) April – December. Summer and Fall hours are every day 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.

Bagg Dare Wine Company for those who have a lot more fun in a dive bar enjoying Skirt Lifter, Well Hung and 69 Ways to Have Fun

Stoney Lonesome Estates for those who appreciate the finer things in life, such a Merlot, Riesling, Chambourcin.

Passion Feet Vineyard & Wine Bar for those who live life with laughter and abandon with Nearly Naked, Flirtation, Scandelicious

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Ventosa Vineyards

3440 Route 96A
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 719-0000

Taste a variety of flavors found in Ventosa’s wines as you marvel at the view of the vineyards and Seneca Lake – no matter the season. The tasting room is the perfect spot to relax, sip a glass of wine, have lunch at Café Toscana, a warm setting and light Italian cuisine. It is also the ideal spot for a small luncheon or dinner for 60 people or less. Learn More About Our Winery.

Winery Summer Hours Monday – Tuesday & Thursday – Sunday — 10:00 am to 6:00 pm / Wednesday — 10:00 am to 9:00 pm

**Happy Hour and Free Live Music 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm**

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Zugibe Vineyards

4248 East Lake Rd
Geneva, NY 14456

Phone: (315) 585-6402

40 acres of vinifera winegrape, comprised of 11 different varietals, including Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Gewürztraminer, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Merlot, Lemberger, Sauvignon Blanc and Grüner Veltliner. The goal of Zugibe Vineyards, from the very beginning, has remained constant: to produce innovative, complex, and delicious wines.  Come visit and stay for a while to relax, enjoy the beautiful scenery, spectacular lake views and a glass of wine. open Monday–Saturday 10:00 am–5:30 pm and Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.