Foodie Gift Guide: Wine, Beer, Cider, Spirits
Not sure what to get the food and beverage enthusiasts in your life? Consider these options for the wine, beer, cider and spirits' lovers you need to check off your list.
Wine Club Membership
Most of our region’s excellent wineries offer wine clubs, which offer exclusive perks like free shipping, discounts and events.
Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellar, drfrankwines.com
Heron Hill Winery, heronhill.com
Glenora Wine Cellars, glenora.com
Anthony Road Wine Company, anthonyroadwine.com
Red Tail Ridge Winery, redtailridgewinery.com
Fox Run Vineyards, foxrunvineyards.com
Damiani Wine Cellars, damianiwinecellars.com
A six-pack (or growler or keg) from one of our award-winning microbreweries will please both locals and far-flung loved ones alike.
Keuka Brewing Hoppy Laker IPA, keukabrewingcompany.com
Bacchus Brewing Beerded Brown Ale, bacchusbrewing.com
Middle Ages Dragonslayer Russian Imperial Stout, middleagesbrewing.com/beers/dragonslayer
Ithaca Beer Embrr Rye Porter, ithacabeer.com
With our abundance of apples, it’s no wonder that new cideries crop up every year. A great place to start is the Finger Lakes Cider House at Good Life Farm in Interlaken, where you can taste and buy bottles of cider from the following local ciders: Good Life Cider, Black Diamond Cider, Redbyrd Orchard Cider, Eve’s Cidery, South Hill Cider. Tastings are $5 for five and ciders range from $5 to $7 a glass and $15 to $19 a bottle.
1911 Spirits in Lafayette: The popular apple orchard Beak & Skiff has branched out (har) from hard cider to make seriously sophisticated apple gin and vodka. 1911spirits.com
Finger Lakes Distilling in Burdett: Large range of craft spirits, including multiple styles of whiskey, vodka, gin, brandy, grappa and liqueur. fingerlakesdistilling.com
Black Button Distilling in Rochester: Unique spirits, including Apple Pie Moonshine, Fast Ferry Fernet and their newest Bespoke Bourbon Cream, among others. blackbuttondistilling.com
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