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Hector Wine Company

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Address: 5610 State Route 414, Hector, NY 14841-9721
Phone Number: 607-387-1045
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hector Wine Company was designed to highlight our hand crafted wines and...

Hector Wine Company was designed to highlight our hand crafted wines and local artists at a slower pace. Founded in 2010 and located in Hector, NY we are on the East Side of Seneca Lake. The casual environment is a great place to enjoy a variety of fine wines, local music, local art and the culinary culture of the Finger Lakes. Now also home to Forge Cellars.

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Small and tasty

The staff were extremely kind and attentive. Wines were excellent qualities! Will definitely return to taste and try again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Mischell B
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Vestal, New York, United States
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Vestal, New York, United States
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were extremely kind and attentive. Wines were excellent qualities! Will definitely return to taste and try again!

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Villanova, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

My wife and I were here in late July 2016. Perhaps the biggest reason for stopping by here was the fact that it was still open at 6:30 whereas nearly every other winery/ vineyard was closed. Besides, we also felt comfortable coming here as it did have a 4.5 star average rating. Sadly, I have to say I was disappointed... More 

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Thank desimba
HWCAlexandra, Assistant Winemaker at Hector Wine Company, responded to this review

You're absolutely right: We are a small producer and we don't make everything. At Hector Wine Company we try to specialize and do things really well and we are sorry if we didn't relate that properly during your visit. Our customers appreciate that we focus on a small offering of well made wines that are handcrafted. For us, it's more... More 

Canton, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We did a tasting and enjoyed it. We did not buy any wine here but they had some good wine we just had been to a few already. The room is a bit darker inside than other places.

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Thank Kevin P
Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Went after all the good reviews not sure if because it was late in the day for the staff but with our arrival felt awkward like intruding into some one personal living space the 1 worker was talking loudly with friends/family not sure small child was running back and forth was very difficult to get a server for a wine... More 

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HWCAlexandra, Assistant Winemaker at Hector Wine Company, responded to this review

Hi there, Really sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your time here and we hope you come back and give us another try sometime. We are very family oriented and many times our loyal customers even begin to feel like family and friends. As a family oriented place, we welcome all ages, including children, usually relatives of the owners.... More 

Flemington
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70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Ok the wine wasn't the best but the people were nice and friendly. The place doubles as a little general store where you can buy everything from pancake flour to meats and cheese as well as wine related gifts.

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Thank Lisa V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I can't say enough good things about this place. The service, atmosphere, wine, cheese, and any other little goodies are always the best. This is one of my top wineries on Seneca lake for sure. I would frequent more if they were closer but if you haven't had their wine, go and try it. If you like minerally, clean, crisp... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We made this our second stop on a winery tour and were very happy with the experience. Because we were early, we were among the very few present. For our group of six, we had two employees to walk us through the tastings. Both were very knowledgeable and helped us enjoy The wines were delicious, some favorites included the Gewürztraminer... More 

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Thank Matt S
Ohio
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126 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We actually drove by Hector Wine on our way to another winery and turned around to make a stop. Glad we did! Nothing fancy, great reds and helpful people. Very friendly staff made our time enjoyable.

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Thank fremont5
NY
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

This winery was only a minute or two down the street from another winery we tried to go to, but it was just too packed. My wife wanted to head to lunch, but we decided to give Hector a try. We are very happy we did. All of their wines were great (my wife likes sweet and I like dry... More 

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Thank Croix B
Norfolk, Massachusetts
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Loved every wine! Very knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating staff. Great place to visit if you are a lover of dry wines. 2014 Pinot Blanc was delightful and a nice change from the many Rieslings sampled in the area. Good red blend and a good white blend. Enjoy!

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