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Lakewood Vineyards

Address: 4024 State Route 14, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone Number: 877 535 9252
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Ranked #5 of 19 Attractions in Watkins Glen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Breweries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: Lakewood Vineyards is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York. A working grape...
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Type: Wineries, Breweries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Lakewood Vineyards is located in the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York. A working grape farm since 1951, the winery was established in 1988. Almost 2 decades later, with over 675 awards, we continually produce fine wines and mead, and present these wines in the inviting, friendly tasting room. We are family friendly and encourage you to enjoy the view of Seneca Lake while strolling through our vineyards or picnicking in our lawn.

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91 reviews 91 reviews
15 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This was our first stop on our wine tour, and was our favorite by far. The staff was very knowledgeable about all the wines being poured. Tasting fee is $2.00 per flight, which they refund if you purchase some wine (which we did, some of the wines were quite delicious, especially the Long Stem White, and prices quite reasonable). Nice... More 

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Elizabeth S, Owner at Lakewood Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. Our tasting room family take great pleasure in pouring our wines and our winemaking crew makes delicious wines that sell themselves. Long Stem White is one of my favorites and a perfect match with Ceasar salad. We hope you will come back and visit again, and feel free to bring friends along. More 

Farmington, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We arrived at the Finger Lakes today as part of our fall family road trip. After settling in, we wanted to make the most of what was left of our day, found this winery on Trip Advisor and went to it because of it's impressive rating. I was even more impressed that this winery is everything what the previous reviewers... More 

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Elizabeth S, Owner at Lakewood Vineyards, responded to this review

After a very busy weekend it was such a treat to get such a flattering review. I will pass your compliments along to Erin. We are so happy that you enjoyed the wines and the tasting experience. We hope the remainder of your Finger Lakes visit is great and that you come see us again. More 

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Of all the wineries we visited on the Seneca Wine Trail, this was by far our favorite. The staff was the friendliest and most thorough we encountered all day. They only charge $2 for a tasting which includes any of their wines you are interested in. You will get $2 off any bottle if you purchase a tasting. Most places... More 

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Elizabeth S, Owner at Lakewood Vineyards, responded to this review

What a nice review! We have a great staff, and our winemakers do such a good job that it is easy to enjoy pouring for our visitors. We are glad you took some wines home to enjoy later. Hopefully you will come see us again and feel free to bring friends. Again, thank you! More 

baltimore
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344 reviews 344 reviews
148 attraction reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Lakewood offered a sample of Iced Wine as part of the sweet wine tasting. It costs $3 for 5 tasting, but if you purchased a bottle of wine, you got your $3 back. The Iced Wine was really good, we purchased a bottle after sampling. Other wineries are missing out by not making Iced Wine part of the sampling instead... More 

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Elizabeth S, Owner at Lakewood Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice compliment on our iced wine. We feel it is important for people who are interested in the iced wine to have a chance to try it. We are glad you took some home to enjoy later. We hope you will come and see us again. More 

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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Loved the whites, excellent! Niagara was awesome! I really enjoyed the visit and everyone was friendly and explained the wines

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Elizabeth S, Owner at Lakewood Vineyards, responded to this review

Ah, Niagara...that wine captures the essence of that flavorful grape. The 2012 vintage was a big award winner too. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come see us again, and feel free to bring friends along. Have a great fall season. More 

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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118 reviews 118 reviews
53 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Not all wineries along the Seneca trail have a staff as friendly, fun and helpful as the folks at Lakewood. In fact, most don't even come close. The hostess at our tasting really made it an enjoyable event and we were very pleased with the quality of several of the wines. This is on our 'return to' list. By the... More 

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Elizabeth S, Owner at Lakewood Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. We are so lucky to have a great staff. They truly enjoy meeting people and presenting our wines. Our terrific vineyard and winemaking staff make such nice wines that we can have fun pouring them for guests. We hope you will come see us again! Happy fall! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place has a great ice wine for a very reasonable price for an ice wine. The staff was very friendly and inviting and knowledgeable. Definitely would go back for more ice wine!

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Elizabeth S, Owner at Lakewood Vineyards, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed the Iced Wines. Did you prefer the Glaciovinum or the Borealis? I admit I cannot pick a favorite as they pair with different delicious treats. I hope you will come see us again. More 

Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We only visited a few wineries during out stay but this was a great choice for us. The lady who let us sample the wines was so informative and humorous. She answered all of my inexperienced questions about their wines and the money we paid for samples was refunded when we bought their wonderful wine. Good time, good wine, and... More 

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Elizabeth S, Owner at Lakewood Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. I am so glad you had a good time at Lakewood Vineyards. We are very proud to have experienced, fun staff to present our wines and answer questions. I will be sure to share your review with our crew so they know how much visitors/tasters appreciate them. Please come see us again when you... More 

California, Maryland
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95 reviews 95 reviews
28 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Friendly staff at the tasting counter. Cute wine themed gift items. The Port was the best I have ever tasted. Can't wait for this winter, to drink my Finger Lakes Port in front of a warm fireplace!

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Elizabeth S, Owner at Lakewood Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments on the Port. We are so happy you enjoyed your tasting room experience at Lakewood Vineyards. We just bottled the 2013 vintage and it is just as tasty as the 2012 which is our current release. We hope you will come see us again soon. More 

Smyrna, Georgia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
34 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We enjoyed our stop here. While the ones were not my favorites, this is a nice tasting room and the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Definitely not pushy which is plus.

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Elizabeth S, Owner at Lakewood Vineyards, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review. We do our best at Lakewood Vineyards to explain the wines, answer your questions and let you decide if you want to take some bottles (or cases) home with you. If you get a chance to come see us again we hope you will. Have a terrific last month of summer! More 

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