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Ventosa Vineyards



About Ventosa Vineyards

Holiday Parties … Book now!
We would love to host your large and small gatherings, during the day or evening. Call us to discuss the many options available, (315)719-0000 and ask for Chris.

Live Winter Music Series every Wednesday & Sunday
Wednesday Music from 6-9 pm. BOGO Happy Hour from 5 to 6 pm. Cafe Toscana open until 9 pm. Our Winter Music Series is every Sunday. Live music from 1-4 pm. Table reservations are highly recommended.


Ventosa Vineyards has been voted a top destination winery in the Finger Lakes.  Noted for dry, Old World-style wines, entirely estate grown fruit, Mediterranean cuisine and breathtaking views of the eastern shore of Seneca Lake.

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  • Ventosa Vineyards specializes in older vintage, dry red wines
  • 100% hand-picked estate vinifera grapes, including Tocai Friulano and Sangiovese, two Italian varieties
  • Mediterranean inspired dishes served daily in our Café Toscana
  • Stunning views and sunsets can be enjoyed from our expansive terrace overlooking our vineyards and Seneca Lake
  • Lasting memories are created during special events in our Tuscan style La Vista e Bella ballroom.
  • Winery

    100% Estate Grown Winery

    Our 23 acres of estate vineyards overlooking Seneca Lake consist only of vinifera varietals. Ventosa Vineyards is known for producing quality dry red wines such as our award-winning Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir and the popular Italian varietal Sangiovese.  Ventosa is also one of the few New York State wineries that grow and produce Tocai Friulano, a white Italian varietal.  When visiting the winery, you will learn about the specific grapes grown here on the estate.

    Older Vintage Red Wines

    While our focus is primarily on dry reds, we are committed to producing wines that are sure to please any tasting profile.  Ventosa Vineyards wines are 100% estate grown, produced and bottled.  In order to accentuate the quality of our red wines, we ensure that they age in oak 1 to 3 years & at least 1 year in the cellar after being bottled.  As a result, you will find some of the oldest vintages of red wines in the Finger Lakes here in our winery.

    Nutrient-rich Soil

    The vineyard at Ventosa is supported by a nutrient-rich clay loam soil. All vineyard work is done manually, without the aid of herbicide sprays which can sterilize the soil.  Our annual case production is lower, with an average of 4,000 cases a year, because we practice 35-40% fruit thinning before veraison (or the onset of ripening).  This practice sacrifices high yields but affords better quality juice as more of each vines’ energy goes into fewer grape clusters. We strive for greater quality rather than mass quantity.

  • Café Toscana

    Cafe Toscana at Ventosa Vineyards is a Proud Member of the Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty

    Café Toscana offers a warm setting and light Mediterranean style food. Order from our seasonal menu, daily house specials or schedule a luncheon for your business meetings, celebrations as well as baby and bridal showers. We offer panini, wraps, salads, homemade soups and of course our famous pizzas. With gluten free pizza shells and gluten free bread now available every day, the chef offers a variety of offerings to those with diet and allergy restrictions. Parties of 10 or more coming for lunch, please make a reservation. Group luncheon options are for parties of 15 guests or more.

    Groups of 10 or more REQUIRE RESERVATIONS
    Groups of 6-9, reservations are highly recommended

  • Weddings

    Thank you for considering Ventosa Vineyards for your wedding!  Voted in the top 5% in the nation from Wedding Wire’s “Couples Choice Awards” in 2015 and every year since then for our weddings & special events.  We would be delighted to welcome and be of service to you, your family, and friends on your special day. Our mission is Excellence! Every soup, dressing, and sauce is homemade the day of your special event. No matter the type of occasion, we plan to serve the best food and offer the best service. We look forward to working with you in planning what you have always dreamed of…The Perfect Day!

    Weddings & Special Events

    Voted 5 stars on and  Please read the wonderful reviews past brides and grooms have graciously given the team at Ventosa Vineyards.  If you would like to learn more about hosting your special event here on the estate, or would like to set up an appointment for a guided tour,  please email or call 315-719-0000 and an Events Coordinator will gladly assist you.

  • Events

    FREE Live Music Weekly

    FREE Live Music & Happy Hour at Ventosa! A popular time among the locals for great food, wine, beer & cocktails.  Supporting local artists from the Finger Lakes and beyond. Check out the live music schedule for special events.  Table reservations are highly recommended and are taken the day of the event.

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