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Featured Winery: CJS Vineyards

CJS Vineyards and Aurelius Winery specializes in making crisp, clean, exciting wines in dry and semi-dry styles that compliment a wide variety of cuisines; the winery boasts, “a wine for every meal.”

CJS Vineyards were established in 1995 with a small planting of Riesling and Cayuga White grapes. Today, there is a total of three acres of vineyards that also include Chambourcin, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Franc vines. The Aurelius Winery building, which also serves as the tasting room, opened in May 2003.

Featured new releases include the ‘2006 Riesling’ with fresh citrus flavors and a crisp acidic finish and ‘Villagio Blanco,’ a delicious zesty, tart wine with a lemon sent. Both of these wines are perfect with summer cuisine.

The CJS Vineyards & Aurelius Winery Tasting Room is open April through December, Saturdays and Sundays, 12 noon – 5 p.m., or by appointment. Their number is 315-730-4619, and email wine@cjsvineyards.com or visit www.cjsvineyards.com.

6900 Fosterville Road, Auburn 

Posted: Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 @ 11:44 am by Curt
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Knapp Vineyards, Alembic Pot Still Month

August 1 – 31    Knapp Vineyards, Alembic Pot Still Month
Each week Knapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant will feature a drink made using our unique Alembic still. A special tour will show visitors the process and present the opportunity to taste our products. Be sure to take home our complimentary recipes!

Posted: Sunday, June 24th, 2007 @ 10:16 am by Curt
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Cayuga Wine Trail Map

Posted: Sunday, June 24th, 2007 @ 9:17 am by Curt
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Wine Label

Thirsty Owl Wine Company

6799 Elm Beach Road
Ovid, NY 14521
Fax: 607-869-5851
e-mail: customerservice@thirstyowl.com
Thirsty Owl Wine Company

 Thirsty Owl Wine Company is located on 150 acres and nearly half-a-mile of  frontage on Cayuga Lake. Come experience our great wine, friendly, fun and knowledgeable staff, and beautiful setting.
Jon Cupp

Hours: Open Daily. Year Round.
Monday – Saturday 10:00am – 5:30pm Sunday 11:00am- 5:30 p.m.

Call or check our website for hours.

Tours:   Please call for appointment.

Posted: Sunday, June 24th, 2007 @ 8:56 am by Curt
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Wine Label

Swedish Hill Vineyard

4565 Rt. 414
Romulus, NY 14541
Fax: 315-549-8477
email: info@swedishhill.com
Swedish Hill Vineyard

 Featuring Cayuga Lake’s largest selection of wines, ranging from from dry to sweet and classic to unique, including Champagne, Port, and Brandy. Relax and browse in our spacious yet cozy tasting room and gift shop. Picnic facilities available. Enjoy a visit with “Doobie” (our donkey) and try our famed Doobie Blues wine.

Dick & Cindy Peterson

Open daily year-round, 9:00am – 6:00 pm

Free guided tours Memorial Day -October.
Weekdays at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. 
Weekends at 12:00, 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.

Closed: Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Posted: Sunday, June 24th, 2007 @ 8:55 am by Curt
Filed under: Wineries