When most people think of wine, they think of Napa Valley, but what you didn’t know is that the state of New York also has a lot of options when it comes to wineries and vineyards. Here are 4 amazing wineries in New York that you should visit as soon as possible for a quick weekend getaway. Consider hiring our Limo Service in Long Island for all your transportation needs on this escapade. Simply sit back and enjoy the ride as our trusted chauffeurs transport you to any one of these wonderful locations and more.
Spring Lake Winery
Spring Lake is located in West New York near Niagara Falls and it is one of the most alluring wineries in the Niagara Falls vicinity. This winery is located on a 78-acre expanse right beside a beautiful lake, which gives it a romantic ambiance perfect for a couples retreat. Wines you can expect to find at Spring Lake include Chardonnay, Zinfandel, and Merlot. You will get to enjoy a special vineyard vintage train that was built in the early 1940’s. Board the train at the nearby Lockport town for a historical tour of the Niagara Falls countryside and finally stop at the winery for some good food and wine tasting.
Wolffer Estate Vineyard
With a picturesque scenery, delicious wine, beautiful barrel rooms, and great food, Wolffer Estate Vineyard has it all and something more. This winery specialized in their classic Cabernet Franc, so if you are a fan, then this is the place to be. Wolffer has an European feel due to the influence left behind by founder, Christian Wolffer. The wine at this place, however, is meticulously prepared and aged to perfection, guaranteeing that the utmost satisfaction. You will not be disappointed.
Brotherhood Winery is believed by most wine enthusiasts to be the oldest winery in the country. Brotherhood is located in Hudson Valley and has been making wine for over 2 centuries now. This winery specializes in ‘spiced’ wine; some of the wines are made using wildflower honey while others have sweet strawberry-like flavors. The spacious grounds offer a great venue for events such as weddings, dinners, anniversaries, and corporate team-building affairs. A visit to this historic winery is a must for any wine lover.
Sparkling Pointe Winery is located in the town of Southold and offers a variety of refreshing drinks. The name itself already tells you that they specialize in the production of sparkling wines. The wine is prepared by French-born winemaker Gilles Martin, who boasts of holding a Master’s degree in Oenology from Montpellier University. They are quite popular in New York and to prove this, the lowest score their wines have ever gotten out of 100 points is 90. Enjoy their amazing wine alongside cheeses and meat pairings as you sit outside gazing at their beautiful vineyard. Head over to this 40-acre expanse and enjoy their Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier.
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