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Penguin Bay Winery

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Address: 6075 Route 414, Hector, NY 14841
Phone Number: 16075465115
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You'll fall in love with the fun and unique wines at Penguin Bay that range...

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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Great wine.

I came here on a recommendation from Swedish Hill Vineyard to try the Ice Wine. OMG! The best wine ever if you like a more sweet wine. It is a dessert type wine and absolutely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
pendrak3
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North Providence, Rhode Island
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New Albany, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped while touring vineyards that are on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail in the Finger Lakes. Staff are knowledgable, wines are decent and well priced. Small gift shop. Worth a stop.

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North Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here on a recommendation from Swedish Hill Vineyard to try the Ice Wine. OMG! The best wine ever if you like a more sweet wine. It is a dessert type wine and absolutely delicious. Kind of pricey but I think it is worth it to have for a special occasion.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was not a planned stop, so glad we did it! Pleasant staff, cute gift shop and delicious wines!!! Highly recommend!!

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Kent, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with three friends, and there were maybe 2 other groups of people. The man serving us was very frazzled while serving us, pouring one of us the wrong wine, forgetting about us for a little too long (and most of us have worked in customer service), pouring very very little wine, not talking to us for more than... More 

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Thank A S
Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Great wine and a very knowledgeable about the wines and the area. On a personal note the woman doing the pouring used to live very near the area I used to live in PA, this made it even more interesting. This will be one of our regular stops on future trips.

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Thank PennsylvaniaDoglover
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

It was a nice spot with a lot of good wine. Very fun place, lighthearted and welcoming. Very informative about the area and their wines. Also love they sponsor a penguin exhibit at the zoo. Very nice place.

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Spring Mills Pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

First time there and will go back. They had a sign out for wine slushies' Not sure if they only do it certain times

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Marlton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Nice to visit again and see the evolution of this winery over the years. We tried the tuxedo white and it is as we remembered- so fresh and fruity-we bought 6 bottles to enjoy. Glad to have stopped in and will return on next trip.

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Thank Ruthie J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Good wine. Fun staff. The winery donates to a zoo to support the penguin exhibit. Way to give back to the community. The winery was short staffed due to a unexpected absence. We were offered an apology and explanation which was not necessary but appreciated. The woman made the best of the situation serving the large party that arrived by... More 

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

Thank you for visiting our tasting room and for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We're thrilled to hear your appreciation for our efforts to assist the Humboldt penguin exhibit at the Syracuse Rosamond Gifford Zoo. They tell us that the fund we collect year round are used to help cover the cost of food for our... More 

Milton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

I loved the people, the atmosphere, and the Moscato! Looking forward to our return trip. The Chocolate and Wine Trail was a fun event!

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

We love hearing what wines impressed our guests the most, thank you for sharing and for visiting our tasting room! The Seneca Lake Wine Trail does a terrific job organizing their events and we're proud to be a member. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your chocolaty pairings along the trail. Cheers till next time! More 

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