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Address: 6075 Route 414, Hector, NY 14841
Phone Number: 607-546-5115
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Description: You'll fall in love with the fun and unique wines at Penguin Bay that...
You'll fall in love with the fun and unique wines at Penguin Bay that range from dry to semi-sweet. What is more to love is the fact that a portion of all wine proceeds go to the endangered Humboldt penguins at the Syracuse Rosamond Gifford Zoo. So stop into our tasting room and pick a favorite wine to savor while you enjoy our lake view picnic facilities.
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Nice place. .Good wines

Not the best wines you will ever have, but for the price a great wine value. Just like any wine personal choice, more on the sweet side but not over the top

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Elmira, New York
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Horseheads, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My favorite wine is here! If you love white wine and if you love Moscato, then you must try theirs. When I drink other Moscato, I compare them to this one. They set the bar. I think the lady told me there that it is their biggest seller. The staff is great and helpful and the view is amazing. In... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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37 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Visited here on the "off" season during the Cruisin The Tropics weekend. Staff were friendly, cute gift shop with lots of Penguin items! Wines were not to my taste but that's just my opinion.

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Elmira, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Not the best wines you will ever have, but for the price a great wine value. Just like any wine personal choice, more on the sweet side but not over the top

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Arriving in the afternoon on a Monday, Penguin Bay was our first winery stop. Being the only ones there we had the full attention of the staff, enjoyed the tasting, the view and the gift shop.

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Lindsay C, Public Relations Manager at Penguin Bay Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit to our tasting room. We're thrilled that you chose to venture to the Finger Lakes wine country and hope that you will visit us again! Cheers! More 

Pittsford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Beautiful setting, very knowledgeable server, nice gift shop. Prices are very resonable. One of my favorite places to visit when in the area.

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Lindsay C, Public Relations Manager at Penguin Bay Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and for stopping into our tasting room. We love hearing from our guests that they have visited our tasting room on mulitple occasions and that they had a great experience! We hope that you will visit us again soon and see the changes we are making to our tasting room this spring! More 

Beacon, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We visited penguin bay based on positive reviews. It was a great spot, beautiful views & great gift area. Unfortunately our wine server had ZERO personality. She poured our wines and only mumbled the name of the wine she was pouring. We tried to make conversation with her but she basically ignored us (this was not because she was busy-we... More 

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Lindsay C, Public Relations Manager at Penguin Bay Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our tasting room and for telling us about your experience. While we are happy to hear that you enjoyed our wines, we are disappointed that we did not provide you with an all-around great experience. We encourage our staff to not only be attentive to our guests, but to enjoy their company as provide information our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Upon arriving we were promptly moved to the back room since we were a large party. This was even more ideal since that is where all the windows are; therefore, you get the beautiful views. We did have to wait a bit for the server. She was nice; however could have been a little more energetic like at others we... More 

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Lindsay C, Public Relations Manager at Penguin Bay Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Penguin Bay as one of the locations to visit during your celebration! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our wines and that you'll be visiting us again! We are sorry to hear that you were not 100% satisfied with your service. Our staff try to be as diligent as possible throughout their shifts in providing... More 

Foster, Rhode Island, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We were on a Girls long weekend and this was a new winery to us. The girl that helped us was very knowledgeable and was very nice. A nice little gift shop. The wine was great.

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Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Very nice wine, and they had several varieties on sale when I was there. Ending up buying 8 bottles.

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ohio
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98 reviews 98 reviews
20 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We visited this winery on a very busy Saturday. Very crowded. We did buy a bottle of sweet wine but the gal basically poured the wine and mumbled her sales pitch" which we couldn"t even hear.

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