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Welcome to Sheldrake Point Winery!

Sheldrake Point Winery is located on the western shore of Cayuga Lake, where you'll find a beautiful, inviting space with friendly staff eager to share their knowledge of wine with you.

Our portfolio ranges from dry, classic and reserve wines to our scrumptious late harvest and ice wines, all from estate grown vinifera. For questions or additional information, please call the winery at 607-532-9401.

Tasting Room

Couple wine tasting at Sheldrake Point Winery
 

USA Today Reader's Choice 2018 Best Wine RegionDue to the current spike in Covid-19 cases locally, we have made the difficult decision to suspended all tastings and wine service. Our concern for the health of staff and guests alike is top of mind as we navigate the coming months. 

We will remain open 7 days a week 12-5pm for to-go purchases. We hope you’ll still plan to visit, say hello, and stock up on wine for the holidays.

Note: ride-sharing companies (like Uber or Lyft) do not operate regularly in our area. If you are dropped off, please ensure you have a pick-up already scheduled.

Event at Sheldrake Point Winery

Reservations

Please note: as mentioned above, we are currently open for to-go sales only and will resume reservations for tastings as the pandemic allows.

We believe that tastings are a fun opportunity for friends, family, and colleagues to share a memorable experience. Reservations are required for tastings and are limited to 6 people per group. Reservations can be made via TOCK.

Walk-in tasting requests will be accommodated if reservations are not full. Please see the host upon arrival.

Tasting Fees & Policies

  • $12 per person per flight
  • Choose from 3 pre-selected flights when making your reservation
  • Masks must be worn unless seated
  • Guests must remain seated while consuming wine, please refrain from visiting other tables
  • We reserve the right to turn away groups without a reservation, visibly intoxicated guests, and those disturbing the environment or safety of our other guests
Sheldrake Point Dock

Visit By Boat

Our tasting rooms are accessible by water! Visitors to Cayuga Lake with boats up to 35’ in length are welcome to tie up at one of our eight slips. A gravel path will lead you along our 400-foot beach to the tasting room across the street. From the water, look for the farm buildings and small F-shaped dock just south of the point. Note: depth is 5 feet.

GPS Coordinates for Sheldrake Point Dock
Lat N42° 39.8442′  |  Long W76° 41.9354′  |  (accuracy +/- 10ft)

Vintage Room

Sheldrake Point Vintage Room

The Vintage Room will remain closed for tastings and rentals until further notice.

 

Sheldrake Point Winery is lucky to have one of the most successful library programs in the Finger Lakes. Decades in the making, it contains over 5,000 bottles dating back to the winery’s inception in 1997. Library wines provide reference for both the vineyard and winemaking teams; to get a sense of how our vineyard is developing and to see how our wines evolve in the bottle over time.

We created the Vintage Room to showcase a selection of those wines. The cork floor, vaulted trellis across the ceiling (invoking the inside of a barrel), stained glass windows, and stone masonry display the talent and collaboration of several local artisans, transforming a mid-19th century horse barn into an upscale space for experiential wine tasting.

Vintage Room Tastings

Our tasting room manager welcomes guests to the Vintage Room on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30-2:30. Guests are treated to a flight of 3 pre-selected library wines alongside their current release counterparts, as well as a local food pairing to complement the wines. Tastings are $30 per person.

  • May – October: no reservation needed — walk-ins welcome!
  • November – April: by reservation only.

Please email cmaguire@sheldrakepoint.com to schedule.

Vintage Room Rentals

The Vintage Room at Sheldrake Point Winery is available for rent during normal business hours, 9am- 5pm, Monday through Saturday for groups of up to 20 people.

Vintage Room Rental Fees – as a carry-in/carry-out facility:

  • $150/hr 1-3 hours  |  $750 flat rate 4-8 hours
  • Additional $20 pp for library wine tasting | $5 pp for coffee service
  • Hourly rate includes site rental fee, tables, chairs, and a Sheldrake Point Winery staff member available for pre-arranged wine service.
  • Reservations must be made a minimum of 2 weeks in advance. A 50% deposit is required at time of booking and is only refundable up to 48 hours prior to event. A contract including terms and conditions, provided by Sheldrake Point Winery, must be signed at time of deposit to confirm reservation.

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Adios amigos!

We said goodbye to our seasonal vineyard crew this past week. We appreciate your hard work and will see you again soon. (Except you, José, you’re stuck with us in New York. ☺️)
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We know you didn’t wait till the last minute to pick up wine for the feast tomorrow... but we’re still here for you anyway.
Open 12-5 for to-go sales.

We will be closed tomorrow to celebrate Thanksgiving with our family pods... but we’ll be open again on Friday!
#lastminuteshoppers #wegotyoucovered
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Looking for activities to enjoy at home or on zoom with friends? Grab our At Home Tasting Kit and enjoy two classic varietals in a socially distant tasting experience.

All bundles are 20-25% off AND ship for free! (They’re also available to grab-and-go in the Tasting Room!)

Or- are you interested in a private corporate virtual tasting for your holiday party this year? Email kyle@sheldrakepoint.com to make arrangements!

#tasteathome #virtualtasting
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Just because we’re keeping our gatherings small in the coming weeks doesn’t mean we must forgo delicious cheese and charcuterie boards loaded with our local favorites.

All food items are 25% off now until... sold out! Now you can cross wine and snacks off your list with just one stop.

#allthecheese #allthemeat #alllocal
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Can you hear us singing “So long, farewell...” just like the Von Trapp family?

2020 has taught us to be prepared for change, and adapt quickly. As our area sees a drastic increase in Covid cases, we’ve made a hard decision- what we consider a responsible decision, for the health and safety of guests and staff- to end tastings and wine service for the time being.

Need wine? Fear not! We are still open 7 days a week from noon until 5 for to-go sales, and we’d love to see you... and our online shop is open 24/7!

While it felt very short lived, this summer was a fabulous one for our Tasting Room and we look forward to building on our new format in a safe and healthy 2021.
#solongfarewell #itsnotgoodbye
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Library wines are back in the Tasting Room!
Starting today, tasting reservations will include a library wine flight option.
Always two reds, two whites, and a dessert wine, the actual wines will constantly rotate depending on availability.
Some wines have very limited quantities remaining, so make sure to snag a bottle if you like it when you’re in. There’s a good chance the flight will change by your next visit!
#librarywine #oldriesling #specialthanksgivingbottles
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Whether you like to plan meals around your wine selection, or you need an assortment that is guaranteed to go with everything, we’ve got you covered.
Our Holiday Table bundle includes everything from bubbly to dessert. Take care of the wine and everything else will fall into place!
The best part- all bundles save you 20-25%, and ship for FREE!
Orders placed by 11/15 are guaranteed for Thanksgiving delivery.
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#turkeydaywines #thanksgivingwines #thankful
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A harvest tradition in the FLX is the Secret Cellar exchange between winery crews.
A few fun packages magically appear filled with treats and love to help encourage our fellow winemaking teams during the busiest time of the year.
Much love and thanks to @anthonyroadwine for the fabulous boxes they sent our way for 2020’s vintage... and for setting us up with a great picnic lunch today! #secretcellar #flxwinelove
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This weekend promises great weather, and we promise great wine.

Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs- plenty of space to socialize while still socially distant!
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When the polls open, we close.

Sheldrake Point Winery honors the civic duty of their employees with Election Day as a paid holiday. This allows everyone the opportunity to vote, volunteer, and participate in the democratic process as they choose.

We hope you take the opportunity to make your voice heard as well, and we’ll see you tomorrow! #vote #rockthevote #makeyourvoiceheard
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Did you see snow this morning? Getting your wine rack restocked for winter is a little easier with our 6 bottle All About Reds bundle.
All bundles save you 20-25% on the wines AND ship for free!
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#redwineandsweaterweather
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Is there really any other way to celebrate the last 70° day of the season? #tastingroomcrew #latergram #gojumpinalake ...

Riesling with just the right amount of botrytis is a beautiful thing.
#harvest2020 #noblerot
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Gotta pick, even when it’s not nice pickin’ weather.
📷: @ryan.fess
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Exactly 4 weeks ago today we started harvest.
It’s a very different Monday outside today, so let’s just enjoy this little reminder of all the beautiful sun-shiny days we’ve enjoyed this year.

Exemplary drone work complements of @ryan.fess

#harvest2020 #somuchsunshine
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New seasonal bundles are up on the website!
Not only do you save 20-25% with bundle pricing, but right now all bundles ship for free 🎉
Check out the options on our shopping page. Link in bio.
#freeshipping #winelover
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Harvest traditions continue, even though they look a little different this year.
#harvest2020 #toastthevintage
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