Tasting Reservations (By Appointment Only)

All tastings require a reservation and are currently held on the following dates and times:

Fridays at 3pm & 5pm
Saturdays at 10:30am & 2pm
Sundays at 12:30pm

We are a small winery providing a seated, intimate, and personalized experience during our tastings, therefore we require a nominal fee of $10 per person to be paid at the time of booking. Each tasting is limited to ten people.

Please use our online reservation system below to join us for a tasting in our cellar overlooking Seneca Lake. Choose the weekend of your visit and click on the time that you would like to join us for a tasting. Only tastings with available spaces will appear in the calendar. If a tasting is full, it will not appear in the calendar. We apologize, but due to our passionate focus on winery operations, we are not able to conduct walk-in tastings at any time outside of this designated schedule.

During your visit, you can expect to taste through our current release wines with detailed information about the wines, winery, and geology of the region all provided by your host. Please expect your visit to last one hour.

Retail Hours

If you are unable to join us for a scheduled tasting but would like to purchase Forge wines, please visit us during our dedicated retail hours.  Please be aware that tastings will not be offered during these times.

Fridays 12-2pm
Saturdays 12-2pm
Sundays 2-3pm

Cancellation and Scheduling Policies

You may cancel or reschedule your reservation up to 24 hours prior to the tasting for a full refund. If you cancel with less than 24 hours notice, you will not be refunded for your tasting fees. If you do not contact us to cancel your appointment, and are not in attendance for your tasting, you will not be issued a refund of your tasting fees.

If you need to adjust the number of people in your reservation, please contact us at info@forgecellars.com.

Forge Cellars Winery Black Building - Finger Lakes Upstate New York - Seneca Lake

Directions to Forge Cellars

From Corning/Elmira/Watkins Glen

From Corning, follow NY-414 North
Right onto Mathews Road
In 1/2 mile, Forge Cellars will be on the left

From Elmira, follow NY-14 North
In Watkins Glen, turn right onto NY-414 North
Right onto Mathews Road
In 1/2 mile, Forge Cellars will be on the left

From New York State Thruway (I-90)

Take exit 42 towards NY-14/Geneva/Lyons
Right onto NY-14 South
Left onto Lake Street
Left onto US-20 East
Exit onto NY-96A South towards Ovid/Ithaca
Continue onto NY-414 South
Left onto Mathews Road
In 1/2 mile, Forge Cellars will be on the left