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Provided by Miles Wine Cellars
Miles Wine Cellars' tasting room is inside a 19th-century Greek Revival home on Seneca Lake.

Miles Wine Cellars

168 Randall Crossing Road
Himrod, NY 14842
(607) 243-7742

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Miles Wine Cellars

Fans of grapes and grains have reason to visit Miles Wine Cellars, now that the Seneca Lake winery has released a line of craft beer. The operation also offers casual dining, lodging and a boat dock with a tasting area.

The winery focuses mostly on vinifera products, including Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot and a sparkling Cabernet Franc. Ghost, a Chardonnay-Cayuga White blend packaged in a partially frosted-glass bottle, honors the amicable spirits who appear occasionally at Miles’ 19th-century Greek Revival mansion.

Miles has 50 acres of vineyards and an eye on growing that number. Traminette, a white hybrid grape developed by Cornell University, is among the newest plantings.

Tasting room hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, year-round. Reservations required for groups of 10 or more.

Accessibility: Fully accessible indoor tasting room. Inaccessible boat dock.

Tasting fee: $3 for at least five samples and the wineglass. $6 for groups of 10 or more. $1 to sample the sparkling Cabernet Franc.

Amenities: Lodging and dining onsite. Two-night minimum stay required at the inn. Food and beverages served indoors and at the boat dock. Product line includes wine and beer.