Upstate New York Wine Trails are known for hosting great annual events, perfect for enjoying during a bed and breakfast getaway!  The following events list will help you plan your optimal inn-and-wine vacation at The Inn at Gothic Eves, featuring Seneca Lake Wine Trail wineries.

February 7, 8, 9, 2014
Chocolate and Wine Weekend.  Wine and chocolate go hand-in-hand with love.  It is very timely, then, that wineries surrounding Seneca Lake offer chocolate, foods containing chocolate, and their own unique wines.

February 12, 2014
Winemaker Wednesday.  Select winery participants offer tasting, learning opportunities, and special activities for those who are truly wine-curious.  Activities include: tours, barrel and tank samples, vintage comparisons, food pairings, informational topics, and more.  This event in general is FREE, although some small fees may apply for select activities.

February 22, 2014
Preferred Pairings.  Partnering with the Finger Lakes Cheese Trail, select Seneca Lake Wine Trail member wineries host tastings of different cheese/wine combinations.  Tickets cost $20 per person.

March 12, 2014
Winemaker Wednesday.  Select winery participants offer tasting, learning opportunities, and special activities for those who are truly wine-curious.  Activities include: tours, barrel and tank samples, vintage comparisons, food pairings, informational topics, and more.  This event in general is FREE, although some small fees may apply for select activities.

March 22, 2014
Preferred Pairings.  Partnering with the Finger Lakes Cheese Trail, Seneca Lake Wine Trail member wineries host tastings of different cheese/wine combinations.  Advanced tickets are $20 per person.

March 28, 29, 30, 2014
Cruisin’ The tropics Weekend.  Participating wineries offer up a tropical atmosphere, and a unique food/wine pairing.  Three different wine samples will be served with each featured dish so that YOU can decide your favorite match!  Advanced tickets are $25/$35 per person (designated driver/taster).

April 9, 2014
Winemaker Wednesday.  Select winery participants offer tasting, learning opportunities, and special activities for those who are truly wine-curious.  Activities include: tours, barrel and tank samples, vintage comparisons, food pairings, informational topics, and more.  This event in general is FREE, although some small fees may apply for select activities.

April 25, 26, 27, 2014
Spring Wine and Cheese Weekend.  Similar to the Preferred Pairings events above, wineries will feature their own unique wines paired with Finger Lakes Cheese Trail cheeses.  The difference is that 33 members will be participating in this annual event!  Advanced tickets are $25/$35 per person (designated driver/taster).

May 14, 2014
Winemaker Wednesday.  Select winery participants offer tasting, learning opportunities, and special activities for those who are truly wine-curious.  Activities include: tours, barrel and tank samples, vintage comparisons, food pairings, informational topics, and more.  This event in general is FREE, although some small fees may apply for select activities.

June 6, 7, 8, 2014
Smokin’ Summer Kickoff.  The newest food-and-wine pairing event is co-sponsored by Java-Gourmet, and features foods that are often eaten in the summer: both grilled and not.  Advanced tickets are $25/$35 per person(designated driver/taster).

November 21, 22, 23, 2014
Deck the Halls Weekend.  Get into the spirit of the season as Seneca Lake Wineries host a spirited Christmas Season event!  Receive a gift of an ornament from each winery, a recipe book from the event, and enjoy tastes of the season paired with select wines.  Advanced tickets range from $43-$75 per person.

With so many event options at Seneca Lakes Wineries, you may want to visit more than once!  If you have any questions about how these events work, give Innkeeper Rose a call at 607-387-6033/800-387-7712, or contact the Seneca Lake Wine Trail at 877-536-2717.