Under the Big Top
$10 per person | 21+ Only | Valid ID Required
Please Drink Responsibly
Advance tickets can be purchased online or in person (with no service fees) at the Festival Merchandise Tents and at the Wine & Chocolate Big Tent entrance.
The Perfect Pair
Add wine, chocolate, and music to enjoy an elegant evening indulging all of your senses at the 2014 Lilac Festival.
Back for a second year at the 2014 Lilac Festival, visitors will be welcomed by more than 30 passionate winemakers, owners, sommeliers and winery staff sampling over 150 acclaimed vintages.
Each decadent evening pairs an array of delightful wines with gourmet foods, cheeses and the ultimate indulgence - handcrafted chocolates and desserts made by talented chocolatiers.
Discover the unique signatures of the winemaker and the pleasures of the perfect pairing.
You're guaranteed to want to take a selection home!
Here's What is Included
Admission is $10 per person per day and includes: 15 wine-tasting tickets, a commemorative tasting glass, live entertainment, access to an outdoor tasting garden, and on site pick-up service for any selections you should decide to take home.
Participating New York State Wineries
*Casa Larga Vineyards * Deer Run Winery * Eagle Crest Vineyards * FulkersonWinery * Glenora Wine Cellars *Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards * Hector Wine Company * Heron Hill Winery * JD Wine Cellars * Knapp Winery * Miles Wine Cellar& Raymor Estate Cellars * Sheldrake Point Winery * Swedish Hill Winery * Thousand Island Winery * Three Brothers Winery * The Winery at Marjim Manor *
The New York State wineries will be joined by Gnarly Head of California.
Participating Chocolatiers, Gourmet Foods and Farmers Markets
* Chocolate Cocoa Bean Shoppe * Vigneri Confections * Wohlschelegel Farm * Onion Creek Farms * Triple Berry Farm * Vanillen Dairy Farm * Little Bleu Cheese Shop * Cuba Cheese Shop * Seaway Trail Honey *
Apply to Exhibit
If you would like to exhibit at the Wine & Chocolate Tasting, please email us here.