Western New York Wineries Near The Spencer Hotel
No matter sweet or dry, red or white, we’re sure you will discover your new favorite wine at our Western New York Wineries. The wineries in the area are some of the best in the country. Special Western New York wine trail & Lake Erie winery tours are featured every month. Reserve now as tickets are limited. All of your favorites, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Moscato, Resiling, and Merlot, plus many more are available. Be certain to try our outstanding ice wines, the signature wine of the area – made from the exciting Vidal Blanc varietal! View our favorite Western New York wineries below to see which ones we recommend visiting and then don’t forget to check out our winery tour package.
Johnson Estate Winery
Johnson Estate Winery is the oldest estate winery in New York, they have been growing grapes and making wine for over a century. An estate winery is a winery that grows its own grapes at the winery so they do not need to be transported. All Johnson Estate Winery grapes are grown within 3,000 feet of the winery. The Johnson Estate Winery grows 13 varieties of grapes. The tasting room and gift shop are open 7 days a week, all year from 10 am – 6 pm. Tours of the winery are available in July and August.
(716) 326-2191 or 800-374-6569 (DRINK-NY)
Fax: (716) 326-2131
P.O. Box 52, W. Main Rd. (Route 20), Westfield, NY 14787
Just over the New York/Pennsylvania border in North East, PA is The Mazza Winery. It was built in 1973 by Italian immigrants Robert and Frank Mazza. It is the largest producing winery in the state of Pennsylvania. Mazza wine has grown to have many locations. One in nearby Westfield, NY is New York’s first combination winery, brewery, and distillery. Mazza carries many types of wines: table wines, premium wines, fruit wines, and more.
11815 E Lake Rd., North East, PA
Blueberry Sky Farm Winery
Looking for a more adventurous wine experience? Try Blueberry Sky Farm Winery. They offer wines made from the most unusual of flavors such as garlic, onion, jalapeno, tomato, and cucumber. Blueberry Sky Farm Winery is a small family-owned winery located in Ripley, New York. The Heinert family offers deliciously sweet and dry fruit wines from their 70-acre farm that hugs the sweeping shores of Lake Erie. In the summer almost four acres of ripening blueberry bushes are the homestead’s hub of activity.15 varieties of fruit wines include blueberries, blackberries, elderberries, dandelion, plum, peach, cherry, rhubarb, raspberry. The winery and tasting room are open year-round, “U-pick blueberries” is available in July, August, and September.
Open all year, Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm.
10243 North East-Sherman Rd., Ripley, NY 14775-9774
Merritt Estate Winery
The Merritt Estate Winery has been owned by the same family since the late 19th century. It became the fully-functioning winery that it is today in 1976. Merritt Estate Winery offers a selection of 27 award-winning wines, their most famous being Bella Rosa, a 100% concord grape wine. In addition to reds and whites, Merrit Estate Winery offers specialty wines and wine slushes.
Open all year, Monday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm.
(716) 965-4800 or 888-965-4800
2264 King Rd., Forestville, NY 14062
Lake Erie Wine Trail
The Lake Erie Wine Trail is about 20 miles long and runs amid the vineyards dotting the shores of Lake Erie through Western New York and into Pennsylvania. Lake Erie Wine tours are available all year.