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Dr. Konstantin Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars

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Address: 9749 Middle Road, Hammondsport, NY 14840
Phone Number: 16078684884
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Dr. Konstantin Frank pioneered the introduction of vinifera wines to the...

Dr. Konstantin Frank pioneered the introduction of vinifera wines to the Finger Lakes region of New York. Our winery was found in 1962 and is one of the most award-winning and historic in New York.

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Wonderful Experience!

It was a wonderful experience. My host was very knowledgeable and quickly figured out my required taste. The wine is amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a wonderful experience. My host was very knowledgeable and quickly figured out my required taste. The wine is amazing.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited the Finger Lakes and toured several wineries. Sean made Doctor Frank's a great experience. He was informative, very knowledgeable and friendly. They offer great, reasonably priced wines and of course we left with several bottles.

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently enjoyed our third winter visit to the Keuka Lake and Seneca Lake wineries in the NY Finger Lakes. Our stop at Dr. Frank's was by far the best wine tasting experience we had of all of the Keuka Lake wineries. The wines are outstanding, the entire staff there are extremely knowledgeable and happy to share the vast history... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little off the beaten path ... Simply gorgeous views of the vines and the lake. Having visited the finger lakes countless times and stopped at many wineries, we decided it was high time to visit one of the originals. Free tastings, which is almost unheard of in this area .... Well structured pouring and tasting experience. The server was... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a weekend getaway? Do some Ny Winetasting. There are many great wineries but this may be the granddaddy of them all. We were there on a dreary wintery day and this place lifted the spirits. Knowledgeable, experienced staff who led us through a great tasting experience! Lovely tasting room overlooking the lake with mountains in the background. It's... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

My friends and I arrived on a busy day and were treated to an exceptional wine tasting courtesy of George. His vast knowledge of the history of the winery, deep knowledge of wine and engaging and lively personality made this a joyous experience. I / We'll be back!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Dr Franks, consistently has delicious wine choices. The servers are knowledgeable and charming. It is always on our list to visit when we are in the area!

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Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This was one of our first wineries during our recent trip, and it was a great little spot. Although a bit crowded, the staff was very pleasant and there was no rush to move you along or purchase anything. It has one of the best views of the lake as well. The Cab Franc was one of the best reds... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This was our third visit to Dr. Franks. After visiting and being very pleased in both fall 2014 and spring 2015, my wife and another couple visited again on 11/12. Strange experience .. Aside from the 4 of us, there were only 2 other customers in the place. When we went into the tasting room, the reception was cold. The... More 

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Erin F, Public Relations Manager at Dr. Konstantin Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars, responded to this review

Glad to hear of your two outstanding experiences within the past year at Dr. Frank's, though we are sorry to hear about your less than satisfactory recent experience. It's interesting that you mention a lack of quality, because two Chateau Frank methode champenoise sparkling wines (traditional, expensive method) are currently on the list. One of the wines offered is $30.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We spent some time here trying out wine. This was a good choice as Dr Franks has some mighty fine wines. Our server was pleasant and knowledgeable. A good visit.

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