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Sweet Symphony of Chocolate and Wine

Written by: on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023

If you’re a wine enthusiast with a penchant for chocolate, mark your calendars for the upcoming Chocolate & Wine event along the picturesque Seneca Lake Wine Trail. From Friday, February 2, 2024, through Sunday, February 4, 2024, embark on a delightful self-guided tour, reveling in the perfect marriage of local wines and exquisite chocolate-infused delicacies at 17 participating wineries.

Dates & Event Timing: A Sweet Affair Spreading Across Three Days

Your tickets grant access to this delectable experience throughout the entire weekend, allowing you to pace your winery visits and savor each moment.

  • Friday, February 2, 2024: 12 pm – 5 pm
  • Saturday, February 3: 10 am – 5 pm
  • Sunday, February 4: 10 am – 5 pm

Tickets & Pricing: Unveiling the Sweet Deals

Single Ticket: $80 (admits 1 person)

  • Includes a souvenir wine glass
  • Sample food and wine pairings at each winery
  • Additional 3 modest wine samples

Designated Driver Ticket: $25 (admits 1 person)

  • Includes a souvenir travel mug
  • Sample food and non-alcoholic beverages at each winery

Merchandise: Lanyards ($6) and Fleece Blankets ($20)

  • Lanyards provide a hands-free solution for event-goers
  • Fleece blankets make for cozy companions during and after the event

Note: Merchandise orders have deadlines, so secure your lanyards and blankets before December 31, 2023, and December 25, 2023, respectively.

Securing Your Spot: The Ticketing Process Unveiled

Given the popularity of these events, it’s wise to purchase your tickets well in advance, with sales closing at 12:00 p.m. EST the Wednesday before the event weekend. If available, on-the-spot ticket purchases can be made at designated wineries.

Group Guidelines & Starting Your Journey: What You Need to Know

  • Maximum group size: 6 people
  • Purchase tickets together to ensure the same starting winery
  • Starting winery determines where you pick up tickets and any gift items

Important Reminders: Enjoy Responsibly & Stay Informed

  • Tickets are non-refundable
  • Events are not canceled due to weather
  • Check your event-related insurance options
  • If canceled due to COVID-19, automatic refunds will be issued
  • Bring proof of age; wineries will check IDs
  • Enjoy wine tastings responsibly; overconsumption is discouraged
  • Dress appropriately, stay hydrated, and follow COVID-related protocols

Making the Most of Your Experience: Additional Tips

  • Dress in layers for varying winery conditions
  • Snack and hydrate between tastings
  • Be aware of and adhere to COVID-related protocols
  • Refrain from attending if unwell or exposed to COVID-19

Planning Beyond the Glass: Lodging, Transportation, and Dining Options

For a seamless experience, explore lodging, transportation, and dining options on the Seneca Lake Wine Trail website under “Plan Your Visit.” Should you have any queries, contact the administrative office at 877-536-2717 or via email at You can also check availability at our nearby rentals!

Get ready for a weekend of sensory delight as you navigate the charming wineries along Seneca Lake, indulging in the harmonious pairing of chocolate and wine. Cheers to an unforgettable experience filled with flavor, laughter, and the scenic beauty of Seneca Lake!