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Bethel Woods Adds 5 More Wineries its Annual Wine Fest, Wine Festival Tickets On-sale Now


Glenora Wine Cellars is owned by Gene Pierce and Scott Welliver, who struck a friendship at a sail boat race in the early ’70’s. Gene’s and Scott’s varied business experiences and shared values have been a great asset. These entrepreneurs have overseen the creation of the 30 room Inn and the Veraisons Restaurant, which offers guests from around the world the finest accommodations and cuisine in the Finger Lakes.

Glorie Farm Winery was established in 2004, this small family winery is a natural extension to their fruit farm, Glorie Farms. As a boutique-style winery, on average there are about 600 carefully crafted cases of wine produced each year. Glorie Farm Winery enjoys the process of growing grapes, making and tasting wine, and talking with their visitors about the array of unique, estate-grown grape and fruit wines that are offered. This boutique-style winery welcomes visitors into their comfortable tasting room, which offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Hudson Valley.

Hazlitt Vineyards, Hector, New York – Located on the eastern shore of Seneca lake in the Finger Lakes wine region of upstate New York, Hazlitt Vineyards was established in 1984 by Jerry and Elaine Hazlitt. Growing grapes and orchard fruit on the same land since 1852, the winery and its vineyards are managed by sixth generation family members Doug Hazlitt and Leigh Triner.

Hudson-Chatham Winery - The Hudson-Chatham Winery is in Columbia County, NY opened in 2007, the winery has already received numerous awards for its wines, especially its dry reds and dessert wines. Open year-round.

Inspire Moore is a boutique winery producing a few thousand cases of Finger Lakes appellation wines whose focus is on aromatic varietal whites, vintage driven varietal reds, ice wine and blends that are defined by small lot production.

Knapp Winery - Located close to Seneca Falls and easily accessible from the New York State Thru-Way, Knapp Winery has been a popular winery from its inception in 1984. In the year 2000, the winery was sold to current owners Gene Pierce and Scott Welliver. They recognized a gem when they saw it. The Knapp’s had planted some of the first vinifera grapes along the shores of Cayuga Lake. Knapp was the first winery in the Finger Lakes Appellation to plant and vinify the grape variety Cabernet Franc. Recognizing the importance of wine with food, Knapp opened the Vineyard Restaurant in 1992, becoming the first winery restaurant on Cayuga Lake. The winery also had all of the production equipment and resources to continue to produce the premium wine it was known for, including an alembic pot for crafting cordials and aperitifs.