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Penguin Bay Winery

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Address: 6075 Route 414, Hector, NY 14841
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+1 607-546-5115
10:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30

You'll fall in love with the fun and unique wines at Penguin Bay that range...

You'll fall in love with the fun and unique wines at Penguin Bay that range from dry to semi-sweet. What is more to love is the fact that a portion of all wine proceeds go to the endangered Humboldt penguins at the Syracuse Rosamond Gifford Zoo. So stop into our tasting room and pick a favorite wine to savor while you enjoy our lake view picnic facilities.

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Great place to stop

This was one of the stops on our wine tour. We had never been here before and wanted to stop. They have some great wines at Penguin Bay, I highly recommend stoping here on your... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Binghamton, New York
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Owego, New York
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

I stopped here with my wife and parents. I had a lot of fun here, the staff was very knowledgeable, and very nice! Loved all the penguins, and it was cool to stand in the cutout they had! Delicious wine too! I'm gonna have to stop here again!

Thank Hamguinster
Binghamton, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This was one of the stops on our wine tour. We had never been here before and wanted to stop. They have some great wines at Penguin Bay, I highly recommend stoping here on your tour. The staff was friendly although they seemed a little stressed at the time, perhaps a bachelorette bus had just been through (they can be... More 

Thank ohgordie
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome wine slushies! Very good wine tastings. Got drinks and sat outside to enjoy. Staff very friendly.

Thank Batesb
South Canaan, Pennsylvania, United States
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice winery. More stuff to buy then you can even look at. So many neat home decorations and great wine too.

Thank Alyssa K
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Except for the tour bus traffic (busy weekend per the staff), this was our favorite winery. It has a great view of the lake and the staff is very friendly. Their tasting fee is higher than most, but the staff member was very knowledgeable about their wines and spent some time talking with us.

Thank JM17522
Lakeville, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were only ones there and there was a laid back young man who was very friendly it was " offically" 6 tastings for $5 but as we were only ones there he let us taste anything we wanted bought a couple bottles ..wine wasn't bad and labels were cute

Thank MinnScooter
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Good wine. Wine tastings were $5. Not bad for six tastings. From Tastings to wine selection and gift shop the staff was very nice. They have a larger tasting bar behind the front area. We saw a few bridal parties enjoying that space. Nice that they can accommodate larger parties. We asked a server to take our picture in the... More 

Thank Karen C
Auburn, New York
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My visit to this winery for the first time was awesome! It certainly was a great experience, the staff was great explaining and supporting wines produced at winery. Had a wonderful experience and would recommend to others.

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Thank amyfE7593KN
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Their bubbly brut is delicious. No bar stools, so it was not a place I would linger in. However, they support animal charities, and the service was friendly. Looking forward to sharing their wines with friends.

Thank AmandaEhr
Scranton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We visited Penguin Bay winery this past weekend. We went for the cute Penguins on the bottles and for the fun decor, however we were very impressed with the professional and knowledgeable staff and friendly environment as well as the wine. The guys were very factual and professional and we feel we got the full tasting experience! Although many of... More 

Thank timetowine2016

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