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Kemmeter Winery -- small but Great wines

This is a relatively new winery in the Finger Lakes and is small in comparison to most of them. It... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
RMH64
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Richmond, Virginia
Amazing wines and owner!

Wonderful hand crafted wines made by dedicated winemaker, Johannes. We learned so much about what... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
sailor31
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Fort Pierce, Florida
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1030 Larzelere Rd, Penn Yan, NY 14527-9768
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

This is a relatively new winery in the Finger Lakes and is small in comparison to most of them. It has a small tasting room open by appointment only on Thursday thru Saturday from 1:30pm to 5:30pm. However, it is worth the effort to make...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RMH64
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful hand crafted wines made by dedicated winemaker, Johannes. We learned so much about what makes his great wines so special from this very gracious host. Very small vineyard well worth making an appointment to visit if you are serious about wines (pinot blanc, pinot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sailor31
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We were very lucky that our B&B hosts at the 1897 Beekman House recommended we make an appointment to visit Kemmeter Wines. This trip to Johannes Reinhardt's Winery was the BEST experience we have ever had in all our years of wine tasting. Johannes was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been to several dozen wineries and dozens of grand wine tastings over the years, and have met several winemakers. Our visit to Kemmeter was the best wine experience we’ve ever enjoyed. The visit and tasting, by appointment only, was conducted...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

You will love the personal touch, great warm welcome, Nice wine, lots of pride. Highly recommend going.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SD44YR
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This is more than a tasting, this is a "wine experience". You meet with the winemaker and taste some of the best wines in the FLX. But beyond the tasting you get an education in winemaking and the philosophy modern wines. One of the nicest...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank majiksea
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This winery is the happy ending not written in Summer in a Glass because it hadn't happened yet. When I read the book I was very excited to find out that this winery did in fact come to be. We visited in the first year...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Just returned from a tasting and it was stimulating intellectually and to the taste buds. Delightfully, I left the tasting with a higher level of knowledge about the wine process. Each and every wine is exceptionally developed. From my perspective the tasting room was intentionally...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kelly M
Reviewed May 8, 2018

This is by far the best wine tasting experience we have had in the Finger Lakes. We travel to the area several times per year and this winery was recommended by another wine fan. This wine maker is very passionate about his vines and wines...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sherry M
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Kemmeter only opens by appointment, which allows the owner to keep tasting groups to half a dozen or less. In exchange for giving advance notice, you get an hour or more of his time, and an in-depth conversation regarding technique, soils, production- anything you want...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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