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Another great experience!

We discovered Billsboro on our prior visit to the Seneca Lake area. We were excited to return again... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SherylK128
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Wilmington, Delaware
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Wine and chocolate! Yes please!

What a great place. Definitely a little more boutique like. No limos or buses. We were a Bach party... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
CosLongoria
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Chicago, Illinois
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Billsboro Winery is committed to crafting dry classic European varietal wines grown by Seneca Lake’s best vineyards. We are dedicated to focusing on small scale production, allowing us to devote more attention to providing a high quality product for...more
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4760 State Route 14, Geneva, NY 14456-9746
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We discovered Billsboro on our prior visit to the Seneca Lake area. We were excited to return again and enjoy their wonderful wines and cozy tasting room. The staff here are very friendly, knowledgeable, and genuinely pleasant. It was nice to see Sarah again and...More

Thank SherylK128
Kim A, Owner at billsboro winery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming back to visit us again! We are lucky to have such wonderful people, who love wine, working here!

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

What a great place. Definitely a little more boutique like. No limos or buses. We were a Bach party of 6- and they tried to make us sit outside which was a little annoying. However, we were able to do the tasting. And I’m so...More

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Kim A, Owner at billsboro winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thanks for your review! Cary Becraft of CaryMo Chocolates makes those scrumptious treats! We are glad you went for the full tastings! Best of luck with the wedding! Cheers!

Reviewed February 7, 2018

This is Atwater Winery's Vinny Aliperti's private operation. Great wines (mostly on the dry side - not too much for sweet tooth's here), lovely setting in the basement of a heritage barn. Plus every year the patio seems to expand a little - something to...More

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Kim A, Owner at billsboro winery, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Thanks so much for the review! We hope to see you here this spring on the patio. Cheers!

Reviewed December 8, 2017

Hands down, one of THE best wineries in the Finger Lakes. Always the most knowledgeable staff, the wine is fantastic, and the location is beautiful. Nicely decorated, welcoming old barn with a tasting room and a sit-down space to one side, with seating outdoors as...More

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Kim A, Owner at billsboro winery, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2017

Thanks so much for the review Randall. We have a great team of people in the tasting room who love wine and sharing their passion with others. We look forward to seeing you in the tasting room again soon!

Reviewed October 13, 2017

We stopped in because it was one that we had not been to over the many times around the lake - what a great find. Our server was not only knowledgeable about the winery and wines but also other wineries and activities around the lake....More

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Kim A, Owner at billsboro winery, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2017

Hi Keith. Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We're so glad you found us! We hope you will come visit us again soon.

Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

This was our third trip to Billsboro and they never fail to disappoint. The wines were amazing and Glen, our server was so knowledgeable and kind. Definitely recommend if you like dry European style wines.

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Kim A, Owner at billsboro winery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

We truly appreciate your review Johanna, thank you so much! Glen is a treasure and we are lucky to have him here. We look forward to seeing you the next time you visit!

Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Not only does the tasting room exude charm, the staff here, specifically Rebecca and Mary, are superb-knowledgeable, super pleasant, and they clearly love being there. Oh, and the wine is fabulous! We especially enjoyed the Mouseaux and extended our visit enjoying a bottle on the...More

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Kim A, Owner at billsboro winery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review Sheryl. I will be sure to pass this on to Mary and Rebecca. We are very fortunate to have such a great crew here at Billsboro. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed September 21, 2017

We attended a pizza on the patio event. The event was after hours so we could not do a tasting. My wife had the Cabernet Savignon and I had the Cab Franc. Both were very good! We sat with 3 local woman and had a...More

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Kim A, Owner at billsboro winery, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Thanks for giving us your feedback Peytonstorm. We are glad you made it out to our Pizza on the Patio. It's a very popular event. Indeed, we do have different wines at our second location. We do not pour our Case Club Reserve wines over...More

Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

If you like DRY WINES this is your place. This place wasn't on my map. I informed that to Mary Anne and she said that's because everyone that's in the map pays to be on the map. They are a small winery that only produces...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

We visited their tasting room that is right next to Rose Hill Mansion. The tasting was free when you visit the mansion - so quite a deal for 5 tastings. They specialize in dry wines. We liked the chardonnay - which was not "oakey" at...More

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Kim A, Owner at billsboro winery, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2017

Thank you so much Diane. We appreciate the positive review. Our Chardonnay is only lightly oaked (about 20% of this wine spends time in older oak barrels). Thanks for stopping by our Rose Hill Mansion seasonal tasting room. Our main tasting room is on Rte...More

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