We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Dr. Konstantin Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 9749 Middle Rd, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9612
Phone Number:
+1 800-320-0735
Website
Today
09:00 - 17:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

Dr. Konstantin Frank pioneered the introduction of vinifera wines to the...

Dr. Konstantin Frank pioneered the introduction of vinifera wines to the Finger Lakes region of New York. Our winery was found in 1962 and is one of the most award-winning and historic in New York.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 450 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 317
    Excellent
  • 91
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Great Wine and a Great Pourer

Dr. Frank wines are award winning and this visit to their tasting room was no disappointment. Best of all our pourer was Alexa and she was amazing! She and her husband have come... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2016
principalman
,
Rochester, New York
Add Photo Write a Review

450 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 447: English reviews
Rochester, New York
Level Contributor
78 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Dr. Frank wines are award winning and this visit to their tasting room was no disappointment. Best of all our pourer was Alexa and she was amazing! She and her husband have come to Dr. Frank after 10 years of experience in the wine and related industries of South Africa. Her knowledge of the wines and ability to explain them... More 

Helpful?
Thank principalman
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2016

It was a wonderful experience. My host was very knowledgeable and quickly figured out my required taste. The wine is amazing.

Helpful?
Thank Diana G
Media, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We recently visited the Finger Lakes and toured several wineries. Sean made Doctor Frank's a great experience. He was informative, very knowledgeable and friendly. They offer great, reasonably priced wines and of course we left with several bottles.

Helpful?
Thank John D
Dublin, Ohio
Level Contributor
17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We recently enjoyed our third winter visit to the Keuka Lake and Seneca Lake wineries in the NY Finger Lakes. Our stop at Dr. Frank's was by far the best wine tasting experience we had of all of the Keuka Lake wineries. The wines are outstanding, the entire staff there are extremely knowledgeable and happy to share the vast history... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank John D
Level Contributor
355 reviews
251 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

A little off the beaten path ... Simply gorgeous views of the vines and the lake. Having visited the finger lakes countless times and stopped at many wineries, we decided it was high time to visit one of the originals. Free tastings, which is almost unheard of in this area .... Well structured pouring and tasting experience. The server was... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank AmyLynn1980
Westfield, New Jersey
Level Contributor
35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Looking for a weekend getaway? Do some Ny Winetasting. There are many great wineries but this may be the granddaddy of them all. We were there on a dreary wintery day and this place lifted the spirits. Knowledgeable, experienced staff who led us through a great tasting experience! Lovely tasting room overlooking the lake with mountains in the background. It's... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Debra J
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

My friends and I arrived on a busy day and were treated to an exceptional wine tasting courtesy of George. His vast knowledge of the history of the winery, deep knowledge of wine and engaging and lively personality made this a joyous experience. I / We'll be back!!

Helpful?
Thank Sharon R
Level Contributor
46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Dr Franks, consistently has delicious wine choices. The servers are knowledgeable and charming. It is always on our list to visit when we are in the area!

Helpful?
Thank Gretchen P
Cinnaminson, New Jersey
Level Contributor
211 reviews
147 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

This was one of our first wineries during our recent trip, and it was a great little spot. Although a bit crowded, the staff was very pleasant and there was no rush to move you along or purchase anything. It has one of the best views of the lake as well. The Cab Franc was one of the best reds... More 

Helpful?
Thank William C
MadHans
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

This was our third visit to Dr. Franks. After visiting and being very pleased in both fall 2014 and spring 2015, my wife and another couple visited again on 11/12. Strange experience .. Aside from the 4 of us, there were only 2 other customers in the place. When we went into the tasting room, the reception was cold. The... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank MadHans
Erin F, Public Relations Manager at Dr. Konstantin Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars, responded to this review

Glad to hear of your two outstanding experiences within the past year at Dr. Frank's, though we are sorry to hear about your less than satisfactory recent experience. It's interesting that you mention a lack of quality, because two Chateau Frank methode champenoise sparkling wines (traditional, expensive method) are currently on the list. One of the wines offered is $30.... More 

Travellers who viewed Dr. Konstantin Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars also viewed

 
Hammondsport, Finger Lakes
Hammondsport, Finger Lakes
 

Been to Dr. Konstantin Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Dr. Konstantin Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Dr. Konstantin Frank's Vinifera Wine Cellars staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?