Viva Italia! – Saturday and Sunday, April 5th and 6th at participating wineries on the Keuka Lake Wine Trail. Samples pair Italian specialties with local wines, focusing on simple preparation with high-quality ingredients. Weekend and Sunday-only passes are available with starting points at a number of wineries. For more information, visit www.keukawinetrail.com.
Taste of the Trail – Friday through Sunday, April 4th through 6th and April 11th through 13th at participating wineries on the Niagara Wine Trail. Sample food and wine pairings at each winery. Hours are Friday noon to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.; tickets are $20 per person in advance or $25 at the door for one weekend or $35 per person in advance or $40 at the door for both weekends – find out more at www.niagarawinetrail.org.
Spring Wine and Cheese Weekend – Friday through Sunday, April 25th through 27th at participating wineries on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail. Sample wines and cheeses on this self-guided tour of more than 30 wineries. Hours are Friday 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; tickets are $35 per person ($25 for designated drivers) in advance and $40 at the door – find out more about www.senecalakewine.com.
Wine and Herb Festival – Friday through Sunday, April 25th through 27th and May 2nd through 4th at participating wineries on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. Start your garden this weekend by collecting a potted herb or veggie plant from each winery, as well as a wine glass, garden plan and plant carrier at your first winery. Hours are Friday 1 to 5 p.m. (selected wineries), Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; tickets are $40 per person in advance and $45 at the door, or $60 per couple in advance and $65 at the door, while designated driver tickets are $35 per person and $55 per couple – visit cayugawinetrail.com for complete details.
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