Open 364 days a year, Glenora Wine Cellars and Retail Shop invites visitors to sample our award winning wine and Experience the Excellence of Glenora Wine Cellars on Seneca Lake. Whether touring Glenora for the day, shopping for family or friends, interested in a casually luxurious gourmet breakfast (seasonal), lunch or dinner (daily), or seeking a longer recluse at our Inn, Glenora Wine Cellars caters to the needs of all visitors and guests.
Steve DiFrancesco, who has 32 harvests—31 in the Finger Lakes and 1 in Chile—is the expert winemaker at Glenora Wine Cellars who began has career in the late 1970’s. Early on, DiFrancesco became an expert on Sparkling Wines. Riesling, along with other aromatic viniferas, sparkling wines, and even barrel aged reds grace the vineyards and cellars at Glenora today. When you come by our beautiful tasting room, talk “shop” with the friendly and personable Steve and try his favorite of the day.
Breakfast, Lunch, Happy Hour, or Dinner is the perfect time, any day, to stop in. At our Veraisons Restaurant at Glenora, cherry trim, cathedral ceilings, stone fireplaces, and expansive windows set next to our vineyards and the lake. Local farmers produce the highest quality ingredients for guests to enjoy in our dishes.
For overnight stays, every room at our Inn overlooks spectacular Seneca Lake and Glenora vineyards. Stickley furniture creates an atmosphere of elegance and comfort while a private patio or balcony, included on all rooms, begs guests to relish the pristine air and natural beauty of our surroundings. A fitness room is also available. Accommodations range from guestroom to deluxe to select and, finally, the GSE Vineyard Cottage, which comfortably accommodates larger parties of 4-6.
Glenora Wine Cellars is happy to host weddings and private events, and we encourage all visitors to unwind in our peaceful setting. At Glenora Wine Cellars, Retail Shop, Restaurant, and Inn, allow our friends to make you feel like family