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Penguin Bay Winery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Another visit to this winery

We have been to this winery in the past. We enjoy many of their wines, but as usual prefer the dry... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
CRLretired
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Shavertown, Pennsylvania
Family vacation

Small winery but very nice. Wine was good and the staff was very friendly. Some unusual penguin... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Bob W
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Portsmouth, RI
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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...more
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6075 Route 414, Hector, NY 14841
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

We have been to this winery in the past. We enjoy many of their wines, but as usual prefer the dry wines. Spent some time tasting, made our selections and moved on to the next winery on our list. Always a good place to stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CRLretired
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Our group went here during a bachlorette weekend and it was nice! I was the DD and they make grape juice out of the same grapes they make wine with! We also ate lunch out back on their picnic tables they had. I also like...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

My husband and I visited the Seneca Lake for our 15th anniversary and this winery was our least favorite of all that we visited. The building itself isn't anything special, kinda blah and there wasn't a single wine I tasted that I liked. Bottom line...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

Great wine tasting experience. Immediate connection with our server! She was from the same area in Pennsylvania! Very friendly and knowledgeable! It was a quiet day so we had all her attention! Lovely wines and bubbly!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Small winery but very nice. Wine was good and the staff was very friendly. Some unusual penguin themed gifts and wines were reasonably priced.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Went for memorial day weekend. Had a good visit and enjoyed the wine tasting. Liked some of the other nearby wineries better but cute labels. Bought 2 wines.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Great Reds and nicely run by vineyard. Great Mac N Cheese served for Wine & Cheese Event. Nice service at the tasting counter. Will visit again.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

The last time we visited, we went with friends and this ended up being one of their favorite wineries on the trip.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JGMelville
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

So many wines to choose from! All of them were good and the server we had was awesome. He was able to recommend tasting options to us and helped us choose some wine to purchase. The labels on the wine are cute and different from...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mellayella
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

We had been here once years ago, but bypassed it for years afterward. I’m not sure why. This is a sister winery to goose watch and Swedish Hill, and is on par with both. We’ll be back again next year!

Date of experience: October 2017
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