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Heron Hill Winery

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Address: 9301 County Route 76, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9685
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+1 607-868-4241
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Heron Hill Winery is nestled into a hillside overlooking scenic Keuka Lake...

Heron Hill Winery is nestled into a hillside overlooking scenic Keuka Lake in New York's Finger Lakes region. For over 35 years, Heron Hill has won many awards for its distinctive, elegant wines and continues to be at the forefront of cool climate winemaking. Establishing our heritage among some of the first vinifera wineries in the Finger Lakes, John and Josephine Ingle founded Heron Hill Winery in 1977. Through perseverance and long-term dedication to excellence in winemaking, Heron Hill Winery has become a world-class destination.

Heron Hill remains family-owned. For the Ingles, practicing sustainably is a way of life and means giving respect. Respect for the land in how we farm our estate vineyards, and respect for the consumer by offering wines with an authentic sense of place and by providing visitors with a friendly and informative experience.

Today, Heron Hill offers over 20 wine varieties; crisp and light Rieslings, aromatic dry Chardonnays, the winery's legendary Eclipse series, complex Pinot Noirs and Cabernet Francs, and specially crafted dessert wines.

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Tapas and Wine Tour

This was our first winery on the trail. It is a beautiful place and the views are amazing! Definitely worth the visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jodie P
Wurtsboro, New York
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Wurtsboro, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first winery on the trail. It is a beautiful place and the views are amazing! Definitely worth the visit!

Thank Jodie P
HeronHillWinery, Manager at Heron Hill Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to the Keuka Lake Wine trail event, Toast to Tapas. I am glad you had a pleasant experience. We are always striving to provide the best experience for all our customers. We look forward to having you stop by again. Just a reminder that we offer FREE live music every Sunday from July to October on... More 

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our third visit to this winery. Excellent wines and hosts and a beautiful view of the lake.Arguably one of the top wineries in the Finger Lakes.

Thank David M
Cuba, New York
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

I enjoyed this stop on the famous wine trail in the area. The beautiful and aged majestic building overlooks the many grape vines down below which are named for the type of wine grapes. Inside the tasting room the employee was very informative about the different types of wines to taste and there were many to choose from for people... More 

Thank Linda E
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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Mgr handled our wine tasting. She was very friendly and knowledgable. Patiently explained differences between white and red wines. Normally drink a sweet wine, but was encouraged to try their blush wine. A drier wine, the blush would not have been on my taste list but I loved it and bought a bottle. Also tried their grape flavored iced tea.... More 

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed February 7, 2017

This is just one of the wineries that one must stop at and taste test the wines. Staff is very helpful and pleasant

Thank lae76465
HeronHillWinery, Manager at Heron Hill Winery, responded to this review

So glad you were able to stop by our tasting room and enjoy our delicious wines. We look forward to having you back to the winery when you are back in the area. Cheers to "Yummmmmo" wines! More 

Toms River, New Jersey
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Reviewed December 4, 2016

Besides having the most amazing view, atmosphere, and winery, its is by far in my opinion the best WINE on Kueka. Highly recommend this to those on the tour here.

Thank Chris F
Clanfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 20, 2016

Stopped here on the way to Niagara - lovely location with great views down across the lake. Given around 8 wines to taste ranging in price - but all were lacking in taste or body. I guess they will keep trying!

Thank Andy S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed November 16, 2016

Heron Hill is a huge winery on Keuka Lake. Their tasting room is crazy and they have outdoor tastings when the weather is nicer... as well as outdoor dining. Their store is really cute and this place was busy, busy, busy. We weren’t overly impressed with their wines, but a lot of that may have been the super crazy environment... More 

Thank MeraKi25
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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best wineries on the Keuka Trail - great saying bar, lots of variety and very friendly staff. This is a must stop while visiting the area

Thank Stiney262
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Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

It was no wonder Heron Hill was voted a top ten tasting room in the world. The views of Keuka Lake were amazing! Prolly got a bonus point for that. The wines were solid, nothing I'd have to have. Prices were reasonable and they had a varied selection.

Thank Douglas A

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