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Merritt Estate Winery

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Great NY State Wines

My husband is a big fan of Concord grape wines and the sweet red wines. Merritt has several that he... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Albany, New York
Bestest winery in the area!

We entered minutes before closing and still were made to feel welcome. IVORY was awesome!! told... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“bella rosa”(5 reviews)
“wine trail”(4 reviews)
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2264 King Rd, Forestville, NY 14062-9703
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our third stop on our lake Erie wine country tour. We started with viewing the outdoor facility and it was amazing. This would definitely be a fun place to hang outdoors during the summer months. We walked inside and were a little disappointed....More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed July 11, 2018

My husband is a big fan of Concord grape wines and the sweet red wines. Merritt has several that he loves (Bella Rosa in particular). I'm more of a white wine fan, preferring their Reisling and Chatauqua White. But there are plenty of others to...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

I was a little disappointed that there wasn't more to the winery than a tasting room and a place to buy wine. They did offer a few craft beers though. The weather was not all that great when we visited so we couldn't sit outside...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Nice little place. Nice gift shop. But the staff was not friendly and didn't make you feel welcome which deterred me from even tasting any of there wine. So I can't tell you how the wine was. Very disappointed that the staff chose to cater...More

Thank Amber S
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We entered minutes before closing and still were made to feel welcome. IVORY was awesome!! told us stories, gave recommendations. Great ambassador for the company. If ever in the area again, we'd stop by for the free tastings!!!! THANKS

Thank landjforever
Reviewed July 29, 2017

They have some great wines! Love the slushy and the Sangria and the reds!! Great staff! A must on the wine trail. Don't forget to buy some to take home! They have bigger bottles as well!

Thank susiejc
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Great wine Bella Rosa is the best makes a great wine cooler for summertime libation. Very pretty grounds and friendly stagg too!

Thank _elaig3
Reviewed May 2, 2017

I have known William Merritt since he and his family started the winery. This winery is one of the first wine to table wineries in New York State. They have many great wines, white and red. My wife's favorite is the Sangria Slushy.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Recently remodel tasting room is nicely decorate... But you go here to sample the wines and purchase them to enjoy at hone. Love, love, love their wines... Both the Reds and whites. They all have a pleasant, smooth taste that goes down easily with no...More

Thank Travelinggal0121
Reviewed October 25, 2016

A group of 4 had a special deal at this winery: 7 wine samplings paired with a variety of cheeses and crackers plus complimentary wine glasses. We had an awesome young lady who walked us through our many wine choices, not disappointed in any of...More

Thank Darlene K
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November 13, 2015|
Response from Lee P | Reviewed this property |
Canal Ponds Liquor 2516 Ridgeway Avenue Rochester, New York 14626 phone: (585) 225-1460 Century Pittsford Wine & Spirits 3349 Monroe Avenue Rochester, New York 14618 phone: (585) 248-0931