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Standing Stone Vineyards

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Fantastic Winery

The grounds and facility is fantastic. Staff provide friendly customer service. An excellent wine... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2018
Lawrence L
Wine very good, and they know it

We went here on a recommendation from another winery. The reds didn't disappoint. They have a... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Greensburg, PA
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“rice wine”(6 reviews)
Historic vineyards provide a stunning view from our intimate and casual tasting room. We offer delightful handcrafted wines - Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Chardonnay and "Ice style" dessert wines - served with gourmet bread by our friendly and helpful...more
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9934 State Route 414, Hector, NY 14841-9727
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Today I had one of the best wine tasting experiences ever. In June 2017 Standing Stone was bought by Fred Merwarth and Oskar Bynke, owners of the acclaimed Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyards. They have put together a fabulous team at Standing Stone and will soon...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

The grounds and facility is fantastic. Staff provide friendly customer service. An excellent wine tasting program in place. The winery provides a Wine Club which joined for a year. I opted to terminate due to personal dissatisfaction, which may not apply to all other members.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lawrence L
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Kyle was an absolutely wonderful host for our tasting. He is tremendously knowledgeable, and shares information freely. Kyle recently became the manager, and he and the staff are doing an excellent job of remodeling and rebranding the wines. The wine quality is increasing, while prices...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time and a great place to start a wine tour! Our “host” was awesome! Chatting with us and explaining the different wines! The venue is classic and clean! They offer glasses of wine as well! Only issue (not even with this Winery)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

We went here on a recommendation from another winery. The reds didn't disappoint. They have a unique take on producing wine and their craft is masterful and creates a unique product. Excellent reds for a discerning palate. Unfortunately, they know they are good, they have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Excellent winey on the Wine Spectator list. Worth the visit. We happened to be the last two into the winey and as a result we were treated to a personal tasting. Happy, happy and much appreciated. Go for the ice wine and the Saperavi

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

We decided to stop at some wineries on the east side of Seneca Lake on our roundabout way to Ithaca since we don't get to this side of the lake on our winery tours. Their location has beautiful views of the lake and we picnicked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for a wine tasting and immediately proceeded to the newly redesigned space. The space was a wonderful backdrop to the delicious white and red wines we tasted. Pete was very knowledgeable and gave us great history on each wine. Afterwards we had great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

The winery is fairly unassuming from the outside, but the tasting room is sunny and nicely set up. Our tasting server was excellent and very knowledgeable. He took the time to ask us about the kinds of wine we typically like and adjusted the standard...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jmlhfl
Reviewed July 19, 2018

If you are not aware, Standing Stone was bought by Hermann Weimer across the lake. We have always liked Standing Stone for what they are and they have maintained much of the charm we liked. We too, like others, felt the tasting experience was less...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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