Sit back and enjoy the views at these lake-adajecent bars, breweries, and wineries.
Nothing says savoring a summer afternoon like enjoying drinks at an outdoor patio. Whether you prefer beer, wine, cider, or cocktails, it’s the perfect time of year to get outside, pause, and remember how delicious it is to savor the little things in life like a drink and great company.
Deer Run WineryBack to Top of List
The oldest operating winery on Conesus Lake invites you in for a glass of wine set against a great view. Owned and operated by a local family, Deer Run is known for its award-winning wines in classic Finger Lakes varietals. Their hilltop location gives you panoramic views down to the shores of Conesus.
little Lake BrewingBack to Top of List
Enjoy the early morning sun at little Lake Brewing, a micro beverage center serving up small-batch, artisan beverages and phenomenal breakfast sandwiches. Enjoy everything from freshly roasted coffee to craft beer complemented by a menu of homemade bites.
Rising Storm BreweryBack to Top of List
For stunning Genesee River Valley views, head to Rising Storm, where two friends are brewing up innovative and high-quality microbrews. Open Wednesdays through Sundays, Rising Storm has beers you can’t get anywhere else, along with lawn games (cornhole, anyone?) and a food truck. Plus their lineup of live music will keep you dancing all summer long.
OSB CiderworksBack to Top of List
Just across the road from Conesus Lake is OSB Ciderworks, a locally run cidery. Owned and operated by a brother and sister team, OSB is the continuation of a legacy of cider-making that showcases the best of New York apples and flavorful produce. Grab a flight, snacks, and kick back (dogs are welcome too!).
O-Neh-Da VineyardBack to Top of List
Founded in 1872 by a Bishop, O-Neh-Da Vineyard is the oldest authentic producer of sacramental wine anywhere in the United States. Named after the Seneca name for Hemlock Lake, O-Neh-Da is the only operating business on the shores of Hemlock, which is otherwise a pristine watershed. Purchase a glass or a bottle of wine and head outside to enjoy the wooded serenity that inspired over 140 years of winemaking.