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  • What’s all the Hype about the Sheldrake Point Dry Rosé?

    Sheldrake Point Dry Rosé

    If you don’t know much about rosé, or haven’t heard about the Sheldrake Point Dry Rosé, we forgive you. Many of us at Sheldrake Point, myself included, first fell in love with this wine style through our experiences with the Sheldrake Point Dry Rosé—long before we worked here! So, what’s all the hype? For one thing, we really know what we are doing. Sheldrake Point has been making Dry Rosé continuously since 1997, longer than any other Finger Lakes winery.  more»

  • Cabernet Franc Tutorial

    Sheldrake Point Winery Reds

    At Sheldrake Point Winery we produce distinctive estate wines that showcase the quality of our Finger Lakes vineyard. One of those grapes is Cabernet Franc. Once we plant 5.5 more acres of the variety this year that will mean Sheldrake Point will devote one third of our total vineyard plantings to Cabernet Franc. more»

  • Annual Barrel Tasting: Wine With Friends

    This past Saturday, April 23, we welcomed 64 guests to our Annual Wine Club Barrel Tasting event. We dipped into and explored our 2015 red and white wines. For this event, we bring the people to our wine, setting up in our production facility, surrounded by floor-to-ceiling pallets of Sheldrake Point wine and arrays of barrels. more»

  • Help Wanted: Work in a Tasting Room

    Sheldrake Point Winery - Cayuga Tasting Room

    Prime Finger Lakes wine tasting season is about to begin! To get ready, this is the time of year we add seasonal part time staff to the Sheldrake Point tasting room. Are you qualified to work in a tasting room? Let’s find out: more»

  • Sheldrake Point is a Wine & Spirits 2015 Top 100 Winery

    Wine & Spirits magazine’s 2015 Annual Buying Guide issue has hit the newsstands and Sheldrake Point is a Wine & Spirits 2015 Top 100 Winery! more»

  • Winery Weekend Wisdom

    Cayuga Lake Tasting Room, Sheldrake Point Winery

    It is that wonderful time of year when a winery weekend beckons, as October is your last chance to get out before the cold winds of November begin to blow from the north. For this reason, we call October “weekend month” in Finger Lakes winery lingo.

    At Sheldrake Point, we see visitors all through the week during the summer months, but on weekends in October, visitors arrive at the winery in droves. Especially on Saturdays. more»

  • Aging Wine 101

    A common assumption about aging wine is that that longer that you keep it, the better it will get. However, it is a misconception that wine must be aged. So when we hear the frequent question “how long do I keep wine before drinking?”—the short answer is: It depends. Throughout the world, most wine is meant to be consumed ‘young,’ more»

  • What’s Growing at Sheldrake Point, besides grapes?

    Sheldrake Point Winery is, we always say, a farm first. So, what’s growing at Sheldrake Point, besides grapes? A lot! Our grounds are designed with you, our guests, in mind. When you visit during the growing season, you’ll see ornamental grasses, established perennials, and evergreens surrounding the Tasting Room. This is our ‘home,’ and we garden to make ourselves and more»