Discover the beauty and history of the Finger Lakes with guided food tours in the Finger Lakes. You’ll taste the area’s local flavor and learn about the history of food and wine created here in Hammondsport. The best part is that it’s easy to get here since we’re a drivable distance from Cleveland, Pittsburg, Philadelphia, Boston, NYC, and even Toronto! So, get ready for your foodie trip to the Finger Lakes!
As you start planning, be sure to get your free Vacation Guide. You’ll find local insight into the best attractions and activities in the Finger Lakes!
Top 3 Wine & Food Tours in the Finger Lakes
Finger Lakes Food Tours
Finger Lakes Food Tours offers four separate experiences (alongside private tours) that give you unique insight into the diversity and history of the historical region. Sightsee and eat with Finger Lakes Food Tours when you book the “North Shore Lakefront Tour!” Check out the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Finger Lakes while you walk through the old and new north shore waterfront neighborhoods on Canandaigua Lake.
If you’re interested in learning more about history in the area, try the “Not Your Typical Upstate NY Mennonite & Amish Tour,” where you’ll learn little tidbits about Amish culture alongside a hearty farm-to-table meal prepared by a local Mennonite family.
To learn more about the Susan B. Anthony trial, take “A Return to Yesteryear” for an hour-long historical walking tour of North Main Street Canandaigua, NY. Lastly, the Montezuma National Wildlife Tour Adventure is a great experience to watch for birds in an idyllic setting.
Wine Tours in the Finger Lakes
Keuka Lake Wine Trail
Taste some of the finest wines right here in the Finger Lakes! The Finger Lakes boasts over 100 wineries for you to discover. With the Keuka Lake Wine Trail, you can easily visit the best wineries from Penn Yan to Hammondsport!
Why not learn more about the area as you sip our delicious wines? Grape growing began right here in Hammondsport during the 1820s when a Minister planted grapes to make sacramental wine. By the mid-19th century, farmers were sending grapes to NYC, and the Finger Lakes boomed until Prohibition. Today, the entire Finger Lakes region has about 11,000 acres of vineyards to explore!
Experience! The Finger Lakes
Look no further if you’re looking for a personalized small-format tour experience. Experience! The Finger Lakes offers shared tours, traditional private tours, and premium private tour upgrades to experience local wine and culinary plates. All wine professionals share stories behind the wineries and the region’s history and specialize in Cayuga Lake Wine Tours, Seneca Lake Wine Tours, Keuka Lake Wine Tours, and Private Wine Tours individualized to your liking. You’ll discover wines that best match your palate, and sommeliers will introduce you to interesting pairings with local food!
Stay Close to the Best Food Tours at The Hammondsport Hotel
Ready to explore all the Finger Lakes offers with a food or wine tour? Located at the southern tip of Keuka Lake and near the Keuka Lake Wine Trail, the Hammondsport Hotel is the perfect destination for your stay! Our hotel in Hammondsport, NY, is just a short drive from the best Finger Lakes wineries and a convenient home base for all your Finger Lakes adventures!
We offer four accommodations: Standard 2 Queen Rooms, 2 Queen Suites, Standard King Rooms, and King Suites. Hotel guests can also enjoy our amenities like a daily full hot breakfast, an indoor pool, a 24-hour exercise facility, outdoor fire pits, and more!
Check our availability to start planning your Finger Lakes getaway!