Peach Orchard Vineyard

Planted in a former hub of fruit tree production, this aptly named site ripens fruit effortlessly.

East side of Seneca Lake
Village/Hamlet: Hector
Elevation: 829ft
Soil type: Howard gravelly silt loam
Average vine age: 22
Farmed by: Phil Davis 

 
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Breakneck Creek Vineyard

The combination of vine maturity and meticulous viticultural practices make for a site with endless potential.

East side of Seneca Lake
Village/Hamlet: Valois
Elevation: 784ft
Soil type: gravelly silt loam
Average vine age: 23
Farmed by: John Santos & Doug Hazlitt


Lower Caywood Vineyard

Part of the original series of plantings done by Charles Fournier in 1974-1975.

East side of Seneca Lake
Village/Hamlet: Lodi
Parcel size: 1.6 acres of Riesling
Elevation: 699ft
Soil type: thin topsoil with shale
Average vine age: 40
Farmed by: Matt Doyle 

Wagner Caywood East Vineyard

A steep shale-filled site that translates great mineralogy and power.

East side of Seneca Lake
Village/Hamlet: Hector
Parcel size: 1 acre of Riesling
Elevation: 978ft
Soil type: loam with shale
Farmed by: John Wagner

 
  John Wagner, Grower
 

Leidenfrost Vineyard

Always smoky, mysterious, and intriguing, the fruit from this early ripening vineyard is full of character and intensity.

East side of Seneca Lake
Village/Hamlet: Hector
Parcel size: 1 acre of Riesling and Pinot Noir
Elevation: 760ft
Soil type: shale with minimal topsoil
Average vine age: 20+ years
Farmed by: John and Liz Leidenfrost

 
  John Leidenfrost, Grower
 

Sawmill Creek Vineyard

Fruit from this vineyard creates one of our most powerful and persistent wines. Exceptional terroir produces stunning complexity and ageability here.

East side of Seneca Lake
Village/Hamlet: Hector
Parcel size: 2 acres of Riesling
Elevation: 730ft
Soil type: minimal clay and loam on shale
Average vine age: 20+ years
Farmed by: Eric, Tina and Jason Hazlitt

 
  Eric Hazlitt, Grower
 

Forge Home Farm

Forge has worked hard to breathe life into this former vineyard site.  With dense plantings, a mix of clones and the holy trinity of soils, we are striving for great potential on our home farm.

East side of Seneca Lake
Village/Hamlet: Hector
Parcel size: 9 acres of high density Pinot Noir and Riesling
Elevation: 1000ft
Soil type: clay, limestone and shale
Average vine age: new planting (2016/2017)