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Bellwether Hard Cider and Wine Cellars

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Great Cider!

We had a great time visiting this winery. We showed up on a Friday at 10:30, because that's what... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2017
Scott M
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Pennsylvania
Stopped for the cider, they also had wine

They had 5 different ciders, we liked the sweeter ones. The place is located right along the road... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
436Terry68
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Omro, Wisconsin
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Bellwether Hard Cider and Wine Cellars is located on the west side of Cayuga Lake about 5 miles north of Taughannock State Park. We have a tasting room and gift shop where guests can try our artisanal hard ciders and single vineyard wines-all...more
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9070 State Route 89, Trumansburg, NY 14886-9234
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

We had a great time visiting this winery. We showed up on a Friday at 10:30, because that's what they had listed online, to find out that the doors were locked and didn't open till 11am. The owner opened up for us anyway and we...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Scott M
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

They had 5 different ciders, we liked the sweeter ones. The place is located right along the road with ample parking. We stayed just long enough to sample the ciders, buy a couple, and be on our way.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 436Terry68
Reviewed September 26, 2017

We stopped by to share the hard cider experience with a friend who was visiting from England. The young lady who "poured" for us, was friendly and so much fun. She made our stop great, taking time to explain the cider process, and answer some...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Tasting was so limiting. You were only allowed to taste ciders or wine. Ok well they only had 5 ciders all of which tasted the same. Felt like we were bothering them. Try someplace else.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank X9885XOchriss
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

The selection of ciders and wines was good. The person doing our tasting was very knowledgeable about the samples and how they were made, and very willing to answer questions. There is no view of the lake from their outside seating area, but it is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

The ciders were amazing! The farm is impressive. And, yes, very dog friendly. This will be our new fav spot on our next visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Cricket51
Reviewed July 5, 2017

We stopped here for about 20 minutes to taste the local hard cider. We didn't try the wines, but they're offered as well.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mrsirin
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

We had not expected to enjoy Cider as much as we did. This cidery was the first one in the region. They get their grapes from a variety of vineyards and make small batches. Very tasty and will return with friends!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank karen_w_laing
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We sampled the Ciders and the Rieslings at this location. Nice mix of flavors for a range of palates! We enjoyed chatting with the staff! We will go back! Don't let this one go by with out checking it out!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank becmcumber
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Don't pass this winery by if you think Cider is their only product. The wine focus at Bellwether is on Riesling and Pinot Noir. Two of the Rieslings are made with natural yeast fermentation which adds a complexity to the wines which is unique to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank HAS_NYC
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