Top Watkins Glen Wineries

Top Watkins Glen Wineries

If your idea of relaxation and self-care involves a glass of wine, Watkins Glen offers the perfect setting for your next vacation. Here, you can find all kinds of vineyards nearby. Whether you stop at one or several during your stay, the trip will elevate your vacation.

You can also try the Seneca Lake Wine Trail if you're looking for a longer adventure! You will have the chance to try top Seneca Lake Wines as you embark on this 27-member wine trail.  There are hundreds of varieties of wines to try, all with unique characteristics specific to New York State. All wines along the Seneca Lake Trail are "Grown Here. Made Here." a pride among the 27 wineries along the trail.

10 Local Wineries Near Watkins Glen

Ready to plan your vacation? Be sure to check out these top 10 wineries in Watkins Glen: 

  1. Castel Grisch Winery: A wide selection of wines including red and white, dry, and dessert. There is including flight-style tastings and unique wine parfaits. 
  2. Hillick & Hobbs Estate: Explore critically acclaimed dry rieslings at this estate. With , this winery is truly one of a kind. 
  3. Lakewood Vineyards: Experience seven decades and three generations of award-winning wine. and occasion, you can also search for wines by your flavor preference. 
  4. Barnstormer Winery: Tradition and adventure blend together at this winery as they provide a personalized, informative wine-tasting experience. With a heavy focus on
  5. Catherine Valley Winery: An and eclectic flavors of wines, ciders, and rose bring this winery to life on the southern slope of Seneca Lake. 
  6. Ryan Williams:  is used in their wines including Chardonnay to Gewürztraminer to Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Grüner Veltliner, and others. 
  7. Fulkerson Winery: At this vineyard, rich in family history spanning seven generations, you can choose from an  or fresh, unpasteurized grape juice to make your own wine.
  8. J.R. Dill Winery: Indulge in  at J.R. Dill Winery to enjoy tastings while taking in the lovely lake views.
  9. Damiani Wine Cellars: Explore nuanced wines at Damiani Wine Cellars. Including white, red, sparkling, fortified, and black-label wines. 
  10. Toast Winery: Named after the tradition of toasting wine barrels to enhance their character and flavor profiles, this is one to check out.


Come Stay at a Luxury Campground in New York 

Explore more than the fruit of New York when you immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the outdoors with Watkins Glen / Corning KOA Resort. In this serene, wooded camping resort, you can choose from several different ways to stay, ranging from one of our deluxe cabins to Full-feature Big-Rig RV sites.

After a full day of touring the local wineries, you can relax in the heated indoor pool or play mini golf. With all kinds of amenities and activities offered right in the campground, it is easy to plan an unforgettable vacation.

For luxury camping and amazing recreation in the heart of the Finger Lakes, give us a call at 800-562-7430 or today. 

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