Cheers to Cocktails and Ugly Sweaters

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 Hello Again, valerie
Happy belated Independence Day from all of us on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail. We’ve got a lot going on around here! We just wrapped up our second Vintner Vacation and if you want to read about all the group did, check it out here! Winery events and concerts are a plenty and we’re announcing the theme for this year’s Holiday Shopping Spree in this newsletter (scroll down). What’s new you ask? Cayuga Cocktails for the month of August. Enjoy the read!
Cassandra & Katherine
Cayuga Cocktails
Throughout the month of August, each of our 16 member wineries will feature creatively crafted wine cocktails for sale by the glass.
Enjoy wine – even in the summertime.

Bangles & Bottles – one month left
Love wine and love jewelry? What if we said you could get both on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail during this summer’s Bangles & Bottles. Take the months of June and July to collect them all! Every location has a different design!
Purchase your Bangles & Bottles ticket here!

*Ticket sales are extremely limited 
Share your #CLWTasting
Wine’s meant to be shared! Tag your Cayuga Lake Wine Trail pics on Instagram with #CLWTasting. Follow @cayugawinetrail to see if we’ve posted yours! If we share your photo, you will win a prize.
The shared photo with the most likes by the end of 2017 wins a Prize Package valued at $500 shipped to your doorstep.
Break Out Your Ugly Sweaters!
That’s right, this year’s Holiday Shopping Spree theme is an Ugly Sweater Party! You have from now until November 17th to find the ugliest of sweaters to wear for the event.
The event is sponsored by 92.5 WBEE of Rochester.
Vintner Vacation wraps up
Last month, 10 lucky people were our honored guests for the second annual Vintner Vacation. They spent 3 days and 2 nights along the Trail for an amazing Vacation full of wine, food and more wine.Here’s an album of highlights from the trip!
July Winery Events
7: Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery – Dinner and a Movie – Monsters Inc.
Come for dinner & wine, stay for a movie under the stars! Dinner served from 5:30-8:00pm. Movie starts at 8:30pm. Bring blankets, chairs or whatever strikes your seating fancy. Free Admission rain or shine.  Wine, beer, popcorn and other concessions available for purchase.
8: Swedish Hill Winery – Customer Appreciation Day
What better way to thank our customer’s for shopping with us then throwing them a one-day wine sale and some free food! Starting at 11am owner Dave Peterson will be grilling and giving out free hot dogs (while supplies last) that you can enjoy while you shop our tasting room where we’ll have featured wines on sale! Sales will be from 9am to 6pm and only in our Romulus tasting room!
8: Treleaven by King Ferry Winery – Kings of Summer
Don’t miss out on the biggest summer party on the east side of Cayuga Lake! The all-day music and food festival will feature three bands, Treleaven wine and wine slushies, refreshing beer and plenty of eats from various food trucks. 1pm-10pm, Admission is $5.
15: Varick Winey & Vineyard – Chocoholic’s Celebration
Celebrate National Milk Chocolate Day and indulge your sweet tooth with complimentary chocolate treats, brownies, chocolate cheesecake/mousse, and chocolate cake. As always, also enjoy complimentary samples of preserves, mustards, salsas, hot sauces, herb dips, fruit butters, dipping oils, salad dressings, and BBQ sauces.  9:30am-6:00pm.  Regular tasting fees apply.
15: Knapp Winery & Vineyard Restaurant – Louisiana Boil Wine Dinner
This was the best event of 2016, so we had to bring it back. Nothing sounds better than a pile high pan full of shrimp, potatoes, and corn spiced up just right with nothing but your fingers to lick when all is done-at least to some of us this is our idea of heaven.  This is the tease because our Executive Chef John McNabb always likes to put a bit of a twist in his menus.  So though you might need a fork you will experience a luscious seafood experience fashioned after the traditional Louisiana Boils.  This is a five course meal folks paired with premium wines from Knapp Winery, Chateau LaFayette Reneau Wine Cellars, Zugibe Vineyards and Glenora Wine Cellars. Please purchase your tickets on line to reserve your spot. $79.95pp, includes tax and
21: Cayuga Ridge Estate Winery – Dinner and a Movie – Brave
Come for dinner & wine, stay for a movie under the stars! Dinner served from 5:30-8:00pm. Movie starts at 8:30pm. Bring blankets, chairs or whatever strikes your seating fancy. Free Admission rain or shine.  Wine, beer, popcorn and other concessions available for purchase.
22: Goose Watch Winery – Classic Car Show & 20th Anniversary Celebration
Join us as we celebrate 20 years of excellence with this special event featuring a classic car show! Enjoy the beauty of classic cars along our lake view vineyards in addition to live music, arts and craft vendors, lawn games, and a special sale on select wines. Admission is free with wine and BBQ food for purchase! Classic cars can register early or the day of the event until 2pm for $10 per car. For vendor and car information, visit
30: Toro Run Winery – Paella on the Patio
Join us once a month throughout the season for Paella on the Patio! Our own Spanish chef prepares Authentic Spanish Paella with our famous view as the backdrop.  Come at 12PM to watch the process from the beginning, or come later to enjoy the finished product with a glass of wine and a side of some lively tunes – we have a list of local musicians lined up, one for each date! Music starts at 1PM.
Live Music Series
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CLWT Merchandise for Sale
Did you know that you can purchase CLWT souvenirs and apparel online? From event t-shirts, to magnets, stickers and mugs, it’s all one click away.

Over $500 in savings
The 2017 Vino Visa Coupon Book is loaded with new coupons from all 16 wineries as well as our partners along the Trail. Get discounts on tastings, things to do, places to stay, and local eateries.
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