Presented by Women for Wine Sense

Stay tuned for our 2020 Seminars!

Check out the below free seminars from the 2019 Finger Lakes Wine Festival.

- Free seminars take place on the first floor of the air-conditioned Watkins Glen International Media Center.
- All seminars will be led by speakers from the Women for WineSense, Finger Lakes Chapter.
- To participate, you will need to bring your festival glass to the seminar. Seating is first-come, first served.

Cool Climate Reds
Saturday, July 13th - 10:30 a.m.
The Finger Lakes is world-renowned for its aromatic white wines, but the red wines are also drawing a lot of attention. Attend this seminar for a chance to taste some red varietals and learn what makes our region’s cool climate red wines different than other growing regions.
Unique White Wines of the Finger Lakes
Saturday, July 13th - 1:00 p.m.
Did you ever wonder what the Finger Lakes has to offer besides Chardonnay and Riesling as white wines? Attend this seminar and try some exciting, and upcoming white wines that are sure to wow you. We will taste both emerging, and good old favorite wines of the region.
Some Like It Sweet
Sunday, July 14th - 12:00 p.m.
Sweet wines are an essential part of Finger Lakes wine history. If you are a sweet wine drinker (or even if you are not) and are looking for something new, join us to explore some iconic wines that have been around for decades, which helped build the region to what it is today.
Riesling - The Legacy of the Finger Lakes
Sunday, July 14th - 1:00 p.m.
Rieslings have helped put the Finger Lakes on the world wine map. Taste for yourself why this is our most well-known varietal. Learn why the region is so suited to the production of this grape, and how friendly this wine can be.
Finger Lakes - The Land of Lakes and Wine
Sunday, July 14th - 2:00 p.m.
Explore the history of the Finger Lakes, the agriculture, the tourism, and find out what makes this wine growing region so unique in the world of wine.
Sparkling Wine and the Finger Lakes
Sunday, July 14th - 3:00 p.m.
Join us for a tasting and discussion on the new trend of sparkling wine emerging in the Finger Lakes. More wineries than ever are producing sparkling wine, and the consumers are loving it. We will be tasting 4 different styles and discussing the production and evolution of this category.