Blog » Tag: Tasting Room

  • Gamay Noir Tutorial

    Summer wraps up in just two weeks, and soon harvest will be in full-swing at Sheldrake Point Winery. As the sunny days of summer (we hope slowly!) wane, and the air beckons us to sweaters and pumpkins, what wine should we open to span the seasons? Gamay Noir, of course! more»

  • Sheldrake Point Winery in Winter

    It’s hard to believe that nearly four months have passed since harvest! One marker of time passing for the winery in winter is that we are now pouring our 2016 Dry Rosé in the Tasting Room. It is a welcome respite from gray days and blankets of snow, and a reminder that spring is on the way. more»

  • Boating to Cayuga Lake Wineries

    Summer is just a few weeks away, a time of year that for us in the Finger Lakes brings together two pastimes into one wonderful combination: boating to Cayuga Lake wineries. Sheldrake Point juts prominently from the western shore of Cayuga Lake. Our property extends to the beach, making our vineyard, tasting room, and artisan gift shop accessible by water. more»

  • Finger Lakes Tasting Room Etiquette

    Bud break is upon us and tasting room staff is mobilized for another season of enthusiastic visitors. Since that means you might soon plan a trip to Finger Lakes wineries, it’s a good time to review Finger Lakes tasting room etiquette.  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»

  • 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»