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The Tasting Room - CLOSED

204 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1224
+1 607-210-4324
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Friendly little place

Just a few blocks from our hotel we could sample and try lots of regional wines. Great friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2014
ImanAustingirl
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Austin, TX
Is it Tuesday yet?

This narrow storefront could almost be classified as a "hole in the wall" but they offer some fine... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2014
deisenstein
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Green Cove Springs, Florida
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GRAFT wine + cider bar (formerly The Tasting Room) is the area's only wine and cider bar, plus restaurant, exclusively serving and selling a variety of New York State hand-crafted wines and ciders. In the spirit of embracing all-things-local, premium Finger Lakes producers are highlighted on a rotating, seasonally focused bar and kitchen menu. Creative, simple, seasonal small-bites, snacks, salads, sandwiches and desserts are thoughtfully prepared in-house and designed to share and to pair, by popular regional chef, Christina McKeough. Christina, and her husband Jonah, are best known for founding the popular Hazelnut Kitchen in Trumansburg. She is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a chef dedicated to sourcing local products whenever possible. Along with our commitment to local wine, cider and food, we are equally enthusiastic to feature the talents of many local artisans throughout our space.
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2 Dec 2014
“Friendly little place”
12 Oct 2014
“Is it Tuesday yet?”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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204 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1224
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+1 607-210-4324
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

Just a few blocks from our hotel we could sample and try lots of regional wines. Great friendly atmosphere, knowledgeable staff that love wine as well. Great place!

1  Thank ImanAustingirl
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Wes L, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2014

Thank you for your review! We are always glad to hear that we helped make someones stay in Watkins Glen more enjoyable! Be sure to stop in again the next time you're in town!

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Reviewed 13 October 2014

This narrow storefront could almost be classified as a "hole in the wall" but they offer some fine wines. We were in Watkins Glen for a three-day visit and were lucky enough to be passing the tasting room on our evening stroll of the town....More

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Wes L, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2014

Thanks for your kind comments and detailed review! We are so grateful to have the taco truck and local musicians at our location Spring-Fall. It really makes for a great time for all and makes Tuesday nights a blast! Hope you can make it back...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2014

This is a good place to start your tour of the Seneca Lake vineyards. There is an opportunity to sample some wines here as well as make purchases, but it is better to go directly to the vineyards for both. The staff behind the bar...More

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Wes L, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2014

Thank you for your comments and review. We are glad we could provide a convenient location for you to check out a broad selection of wines and ciders from around the FLX. Next time you're in town stop in for a glass or two!

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Reviewed 20 July 2014

We stumbled upon this as we walked around the town and we were pleased to visit and do a tasting. I loved the atmosphere and the counter/bar top was filled with small stones around the edges which was very different and really cool looking. We...More

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Wes L, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your nice comments! It's great to hear about when someone discovers us for the first time. We are glad you found some ciders you enjoyed, please come back again!

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

We visited The Tasting Room on two occasions while staying at the Harbor Hotel. The first time we went, my husband and I each did a tasting. They have both NY wines and NY hard apple ciders on their tasting menu. We opted for the...More

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Wes L, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2014

Thank you for your great comments and for the return visit! We are happy you enjoyed our selection of local wines and ciders. We hope you can make it back again in the future!

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Reviewed 10 March 2014

We had a great experience t this new winetasting shop just a few hundred yards away when we stayed at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen. Since we only were staying one night we stopped in at the Concierge and he gave us a wine...More

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Wes L, Manager at The Tasting Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2014

Thank you so much for the nice comments and review. We are glad that you had an enjoyable time visiting The Tasting Room! We hope the rest of your trip was equally pleasing! Stop in again the next time you're in town.

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