Jerry Dell Farm & Farm Store
41 Fall Creek Rd, Freeville
Dec-Mid May: Saturdays only 10-4
Mid May-Dec: Thursday-Saturday, 9a-7p
About: Jerry Dell Farm is located in Dryden with their farm store located in Freeville, just north east of Ithaca. The store carries many local, organic products along with several cheeses from the members of the Cheese Trail.
957 Canandaigua Road (Rtes 5 & 20)
Hours: 9-5 Daily, 7 days a week, year round (Saturdays open until 7pm)
About: This incredible farm store has not only one of the finest selection of family-grown fruits and delicious juices and products, but a wide selection of local products as well. Conveniently located on 5 & 20, they're easy to find and open year round. Plus New Yorkers can find them in Union Square, and you can always shop their online store any time of day or night.
4017 Hickok Rd #1, Interlaken, NY
Open Sun-Fri 12–5PM
Phone: (607) 351-3313
Finger Lakes Cider House is the hub of the hard cider renaissance in New York apple country. In our tasting room, here on Good Life Farm, you can savor the orchard-based craft of four collaborating cider makers and many inspired local food growers.
4367 East Covert Road
(Winery) 10-6 Mon-Saturday, 11-6 Sunday
Taste Til 8: Memorial Day Weekend- Labor Day Weekend: 10-8 Fri & Sat, 11-8 Sun
(Winery Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas)
(Café) 12-8 Wed-Mon, Closed Tuesdays
(Off season, Open Thursday-Sunday)
About: A true destination winery located just off Cayuga Lake about 15 minutes north of Ithaca, Americana is a strong advocate of supporting local businesses. Their Café uses local seasonal ingredients in their from scratch kitchen. And the winery boasts over 30 award-winning wines. The winery hosts WHEY LOCAL SATURDAYS, the second Saturday of each month which features one of our Trail's cheesemakers, and hosts concerts every Friday (6-8) and Sunday (4-6) year round. A great place to visit for fine wines, wonderful local fare and great entertainment!
308 Beckhorn Hollow Rd.
Eve's is one of the new local cideries that have sprung up in the Finger Lakes Region. Be sure to check out their website at: www.evescidery.com Email them at:
Elia@evescidery.com and follow them on Facebook at Eves Cidery
5610 Route 414
Hours: (April-Dec) Sun-Thurs 11-6, Fri & Sat 11-7 | (Jan-March) Fri & Sat 11-7, Sun & Mon 11-6
About: Since opening their doors in 2010, the team of viticulturist Jason Hazlitt and winemaker Justin Boyette have developed a tasting room that supports the local arts, including the culinary and agricultural arts. Selling local cheese has become an integral part of their operation. Customers enjoy pairing the local cheeses with HWC's growing list of dry whites and reds (and a few semi-dry to sweet wines too).
JR DILL WINERY
4922 St. Rt. 414
J.R. Dill got his start 15 years ago in his parents basement making wine. Since then J.R. Dill has been perfecting his craft of commercial wine production this year. The winery continues to grow its production while still being completely hands on. There is a strong passion for wine and Seneca Lake, as J.R. Dill lived here since the beginning.
For the hours of the winery be sure to check out the website: www.jrdillwinery.com
4024 State Rte 14
Hours: Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5
(Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas)
About: The Stamp family has farmed the western shores of Seneca Lake for four generations. Drawing on their tradition of fine wine making techniques and modern technology the winery has won many top honors in the industry. As a farming family, the Stamps and their staff have always been supportive of the local agriculture and carry many local products, such as many of our cheeses, at their winery in support. A warm and inviting atmosphere awaits, less than 5 miles south of Shtayburne Farm.
2 N. Franklin St. Suite 320
Seneca Lodge Brewing
3600 St. Rt. 419
Watkins Glen, NY
Seneca Lodge is a Restaurant, Bar and Microbrewery with a Motel and Cabins on site. They are open April 1-November 30th. Check out their website for special events: www.senecalodge.com
you can contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org them on Facebook at Seneca Lodge
9934 State Route 414
Hours: Sun-Fri 11-5. Sat 11-6, year round.
About: Standing Stone is a vineyard based farm winery producing elegant, food-friendly wines based on well established vinifera. Located on the east side of Seneca Lake, the tasting room is large and spacious with spectacular views of the lake, making it a great stop for an informative wine tasting, a little locavore shopping, or a place to sit back and relax with a bottle of wine at the picnic tables out back overlooking the lake.
Stever Hill Vineyards
3962 Stever Hill Road
Hours: 10-5 daily.
About: The Tones family has been growing grapes in the Finger Lakes for 5 generations, supplying grapes for juice and wine to many wineries. Now, as the new owners of Stever Hill Vineyards, they own a winery on beautiful Keuka Lake themselves and are big supporters of other local businesses as well. Come try their wines in their beautifully renovated tasting room, and pick up some of the cheeses from the trail in their wonderful wine shop.
& Ginny Lee Café
9322 State Route 414
(Winery) 10-5 Daily
(Brewery) 10-5 Mon-Sat, 12-5 Sun
(Café) 11-4 Daily, May-Oct, Fri & Sat 11-4, Sun 11-3, March & April, closed winters
About: Overlooking beautiful Seneca Lake, this beautiful winery is open year-round, and is home to a winery, brewery and café, which uses many of our cheeses in their menu items. Look for wine & cheese tastings and wine & beer tastings throughout the year. And make plans for popular summer Friday night music series on their deck!
Hours: Cottage open for guests year round.
About: Located right on 414 by beautiful Seneca Lake, this cottage makes the ideal getaway for families or a group of friends, comfortably sleeping 4-6. This cozy cottage is one of the properties of this two-generation family-owned and run business dedicated to bringing you the best in Finger Lakes rental properties to help you create a memorable Finger Lakes getaway.
7988 State Route 54
Hours/Season: April thru mid-November
About: Comfort abounds at Hammondsport's family owned and operated Vinehurst Inn & Suites in the Finger Lakes! Start your adventure with their warm and relaxing hospitality. Enjoy rooms, romantic whirlpool suites and fully appointed spacious family suites, Wi-Fi, continental breakfast only 1.5 miles from Hammondsport and Keuka Lake!
Crystal Lake Café
4367 East Covert Road
12-8 Wed-Mon, Closed Tuesdays
780 State Rte 14
Hours: 7a-8p, 7 days a week
About: Started by his Mom & Pop in 1955, Curly is the second generation of the family to run this Watkins Glen area staple. Know for it's warm service and great home cooking, Curly's is a favorite of locals and wonderful discovery for travelers to the region! Come in for breakfast, lunch or dinner always prepared from scratch!
9322 State Route 414
May-Oct: 11-4 Daily
March & April: Fri & Sat 11-4,
Wineries, Breweries, Cideries
We are neighbors with so many wonderful local businesses, many of whom carry our cheeses, support our events and send their guests and visitors out to our farms and markets! Below are our Associate Members. Please show them some extra support when you are visiting the Region!
Are you a business that supports, carries or promotes local artisanal cheese or agri-tourism? Then join the Alliance! Download our Associate Membership application here!