- Our list of the best things to do in Hector, New York, features the top 133 nearby activities — including 55 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
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The Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards was founded in 1984 and offers its visitors a variety of red, white, and dessert wines for tasting and buying. Their signature wine is the Red Cat, which is enjoyed by tens of thousands of visitors each year.
Hector Wine Company sells a variety of wines including dry whites and reds. Throughout the year, various local visual artists' display their work in the winery for consumer purchase. The winery also sells local cheese, artisan chocolates and marinades.
Operating for more than 30 years, the Bagley's Poplar Ridge Vineyards is a pub-like winery which combines wine tasting with live music. There are 18 wines available for buying. It also organizes an annual event, called the Bagley Bash.
Named for a small creek that runs behind a vineyard along Cayuga Lake, Bloomer Creek Vineyard has been doing business for three decades in the Finger Lakes region in Hector, New York. Riesling wine is one of the winery's specialties.
21 wine specialties can be tasted and bought from the Leidenfrost Vineyards. The winery was founded in 1990 and produces 3,000 cases of wine each year, so they can all be considered limited editions. This winery is a part of the Seneca Lake Wine Trail.
The Winery at the Red Newt Cellars Winery & Bistro offers also, besides the wine tasting experiences, homemade cookies and treats, together with a cup of coffee. The bistro offers dishes which only use produces from the local farms.
From dry to semi-sweet wines, the Penguin Bay Winery offers its visitors 24 awarded wine specialties. A gift shop is on the premises. Also, a percentage of all the sales are donated to the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, for the Humboldt Penguin Exhibit.