Keuka Wine Trail kicks of holiday season

Swing into the holiday season at one of two Keuka Holiday weekends—just in time to shop for and plan your own special holidays. Join the festivities on either weekend of November 8-9 or November 15-16. During this festive event, each of the seven participating wineries along the Wine Trail pairs hearty winter foods with their delicious wines. Wineries will be beautifully decorated and the atmosphere is classically Christmas. Ticket holders will receive a grapevine wreath and signature Keuka Lake Wine Trail wine glass at the first winery they visit and an ornament at each winery. In one fun, self-guided tour around scenic Keuka Lake, you can stock up on world class wines and local food products for your holiday get-togethers, and kick-off your holiday gift shopping.Visitors can expect to see gift shops well stocked with unique, and often locally made gift items. Holiday shoppers will sample seasonal culinary delights including white chicken chili, ham and scalloped potato casserole, roasted turkey with cranberries and yam chips, hearty kale soup, and various rich holiday desserts.Keuka Holidays hours are 10am – 5pm on Saturdays and 11am – 5pm Sundays. Ticket prices are $55 per couple and $35 for a single ticket. Tickets can be ordered by calling the Keuka Lake Wine Trail office at 800-440-4898, online at www.keukawinetrail.com, or at Wegmans Food Markets. For more information about the Keuka Lake Wine Trail, its member wineries, other area attractions and lodging, please visit www.keukawinetrail.com.All ticket holders will be entered to win a one night stay for two at the Inn at Esperanza Mansion and a certificate good for one bottle of wine from each of the seven participating wineries!

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