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Thirsty Owl Wine Company

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Address: 6861 State Route 89, Ovid, NY 14521-9599
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+1 866-869-5805
11:00 - 17:30
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Fingerlakes Wine Tour

We were able to walk over to the Thirsty Owl after our visit to Cayuga Ridge. My friend and I did a wine tasting. We liked that we had a lot of choices. Beautiful view of Cayuga... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Ravenna, Ohio
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10 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We visited in early March. Came because I had their Dry Riesling at restaurant (Ithaca Alehouse) and loved it. The grounds are beautiful. The staff is very friendly. We did a wine tasting and found several other wines that we liked. In the end, we bought a case and got information for mail-order (we live out-of-state)! Even though we can... More 

Thank Lydia Z
Johnstown, New York
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Building is beautiful with great views. Lots of room for tasting. Great price with coupon toward purchase. Wished the bistro was open off season. Lots of people looking for food. Great merchandise other than wine too.

Thank Kristin M
Ithaca, New York
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

You want to find things that resonate with your friends and guests, but mostly yourself.... While there are a huge number of wineries here in the FingerLakes, there are a few differences. Basics! Are what I seek! Sure, there are awesome and vibrant offerings at each stop of the WineTrail.... There is even a hot Dog stand at the beginning... More 

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Leechburg, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

The winery had a nice variety of both dry and sweet wines with full and robust flavors. My favorite being the diamond wine. The colleagues are knowledgeable but also know how to have a good time with customers. The view of the Seneca lake was at a distant but still beautiful and scenic. We truly enjoyed the winery and plan... More 

Thank Holt2907
Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went for the wine tasting and liked a lot of their wines, made some purchases. We walked thru the vineyards as well. The scenery is beautiful. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank HectorFL
Endicott, New York
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We enjoyed our tasting and found the young man very helpful. The selected wines were excellent and we returned later for dinner.

Thank jconwell51
Syracuse, New York
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for a wine tasting on my birthday. It is up on a hill overlooking Cayuga Lake so the setting is really pretty. The wines were all really good and the service was excellent. They also give you a coupon for $2 off a bottle of wine per tasting.

Thank hlawlor24
Ravenna, Ohio
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were able to walk over to the Thirsty Owl after our visit to Cayuga Ridge. My friend and I did a wine tasting. We liked that we had a lot of choices. Beautiful view of Cayuga Lake.

Thank 19e_k58
Blandon, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Part of our wine tasting weekend included a stop at Thirsty Owl. We found some wines that we both could enjoy. There is a bistro in case you wanted a bite to eat while out tasting wines. The views are fantastic of the lake and vineyard from the bistro and from the property.

Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Wine tasting... had 3 pourers. At the 3rd I asked what was happening and he said" I don't really have to serve you"...will never go back...

Thank bubberPa

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