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Keuka Lake wineries to celebrate harvest

The seven member wineries of the Keuka Lake Wine Trail will open their doors Saturday and Sunday, September 13 -14 for guests to experience the scents and sights of harvest season in Finger Lakes wine country! Attendees will taste the exquisite wines of Keuka Lake and sample delicious dishes highlighting the region’s seasonal, local produce. Wineries are abuzz with energy during harvest – it’s a fun time to learn from tasting room staff and to enjoy a first sip of recently released wines. Menu highlights include harvest vegetable lasagna, sweet pumpkin soup, Nordic Farms/ McGregor blueberry jam tart, Indian Summer au gratin of local root vegetables, herb crusted pork loin, and apple cake with Pittsford Farms Dairy vanilla ice cream.It is recommended to purchase tickets early online at www.keukawinetrail.com/shop, by calling 800.440.4898, or at any Wegmans customer service desk. Tickets are $30 per person for a weekend ticket, or $24 per person for a Sunday-Only ticket. Designated Driver tickets are available for $5 discount. Along with wine and food pairings at each winery, ticketholders will receive a signature wine glass at their starting winery. EVENT DETAILS:WHAT: Keuka Lake Wine Trail Harvest Celebration of Food & WineWHEN: 10 am – 5 pm Saturday, Sept. 13; 11 am – 5 pm Sunday, Sept. 14WHERE: Each of the seven wineries that comprise the Keuka Lake Wine TrailTICKETS: $30 per person Weekend ticket or $24 per person Sunday-Only ticket. Designated Driver tickets available for $5 discount. Purchase tickets: 800-440-4898 or online at www.keukawinetrail.com; tickets also available at Wegmans. Groups of 20 or more should contact the Wine Trail office to confirm agenda prior to booking through a transportation company.Founded in 1985, the Keuka Lake Wine Trail includes Heron Hill Winery, Dr. Konstantin Frank’s Vinifera Wine Cellars, Hunt Country Vineyards, Keuka Spring Vineyards, Barrington Cellars, McGregor Vineyard Winery, and Ravines Wine Cellars. Guests travel the trail at their own pace and are welcome at the wineries anytime on Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 11am-5pm.

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