seneca lake wine trail

Leidenfrost Vineyards is a proud member of the Seneca Lake wine trail and happily participates in all Wine Trail sanctioned events such as Cheese and Wine and the ever popular, Deck the Halls event.

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The Grapehound Wine Tour

Thursday July 21st thru Sunday July 24th

The Grapehound Wine Tour® is a four-day wine-tasting celebration of greyhound adoption held at Seneca Lake, New York, near Watkins Glen, every July. This is the event’s eleventh year in the Finger Lakes. Over the years, the event has contributed tens of thousands of dollars to greyhound adoption groups and public dog shelters in the region.  

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The 5th Annual Plein Air Arts Festival

Saturday, July 30th

Come watch local artists from the Finger Lakes and beyond paint, sketch and draw in Plein Air on location at our winery from 7am to 3pm, then attend then reception at Damiani Wine Cellars featuring an art auction, music, food and wine!

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Wine and Circus @ Leidenfrost Vineyards!

Saturday, August 13th, 7pm (Doors)

Ladies and gents! Step right up! The circus is back in town for another year of action packed burlesque fun under the big top at Leidenfrost Vineyards!! This is our 5th Annual Wine and Circus event and you know we are pulling out ALL the stops!

Featuring live burlesque performances by the Finger Lake’s own Whiskey Tango Sideshow plus special guest performers: sword swallower, Riley Schillaci and acrobatic feats by The Acro Mamas!

Food available from The Over the Moon Grilled Cheese Cart, chilled wine and Sangria, “Adult” Snowcones, Popped corn, peanuts and so much more!
Doors at 7pm, show at dusk.

Tickets- $15 in advance $20 at the door and are available by calling our tasting room at 670-546-2800, 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm. This is an adult-oriented show admittance is 21+ only!



Deck The Halls Weekends

November 18th- 20th OR December 2nd- 4th

The Seneca Lake Wine Trail’s most popular event! TWO separate weekends, November 18th thru the 20th or December 2nd thru the 4th, 2016.


Ticket holders begin at their assigned starting winery and enjoy a weekend of fun and festivities while sampling holiday wines and food tastings. The wineries are decking the halls for the holiday season so bring your Christmas cheer!! Over the two day weekend event, visit the participating wineries, receive a recipe book and collect ornaments to decorate your handmade grapevine wreath.


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