"You deserve only excellent"
DR. KONSTANTIN FRANK
Dr. Konstantin Frank knew from his experience growing grapes in very cold climates that high quality vinifera wines could be made in New York. With plenty of opposition, Dr. Konstantin Frank pushed forward and made his own way. No one believed him. Named Top 100 Winery of 2019, the proof is now in our wines.
Dr. Konstantin Frank ignited the “Vinifera Revolution” a movement that forever changed the course of wine growing in the Finger Lakes and the United States. Dr. Frank’s vision, knowledge and determination are credited with elevating the New York wine industry from a state of happy mediocrity to a level that today commands world attention.
A Unique Experience
Named a Top 100 Winery in 2019 by Wine & Spirits Magazine and 10 Best Tasting Room in America by USA Today, we invite you to visit our winery steeped with Four Generations of history. Third and Fourth Generations Fred and Meaghan Frank continue the legacy of our founder.
Just as our founder Dr. Konstantin Frank did in the mid-1950s, we reimagined and reinvented the way you experience our wines. We believe our Guided Tasting Experience will be our best yet, offering safety for all guests without sacrificing education, guest experience, tasting excellence, and enjoyment.
A Unique Experience
Just as our founder Dr. Konstanin Frank did in the mid-1950s, we reimagined and reinvented the way you experience our wines. We believe our Progressive Tasting Experience will be the best yet, offering safety for all guests without sacrificing education, guest experience, tasting excellence and enjoyment.
The Progressive Tasting Experience
Your individual pre-booked party of 6 or less will travel through an instructional guided tasting of 5 wines all while learning the production of sparkling wines, how our founder ignited the Vinifera Revolution, why old vines are important to wine quality, innovations in winemaking techniques, and stories of our generations. At each of the 5 stations, guests will have one choice from a selection of 3 wines. A Dr. Konstantin Frank branded GoVino glass is included with your tasting.
- A Minimum 30-Minute Tasting Experience
- A Rotating Selection of 15 Different Wines to Choose From
- 5 – 1.25 oz Tastes of Wine
- Classic, Reserve, and Helm Series Wines Available
- Sparkling and Still, Tradition and Unique, Dry and Sweet
- Instructional Experience At Each Station
- $10 Per Person Paid at the Conclusion of the Tasting
- Fully Refunded with a Purchase of 4 Bottles
- Reservations Required
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Old Vines Make Great Wine
With original vineyards dating back to 1958, our 60+ year old vines represent some of the oldest vines in the Finger Lakes and the 2nd oldest Pinot Noir in America. The older the vine, the more is pulls out of the Earth.
Estate Grown Wines
For over sixty years and four generations we continue Konstantin’s legacy by producing the highest quality wines from the highest quality grapes.
In 1985, Willy Frank stunned the wine industry by releasing the first méthode champenoise sparkling wine made from vinifera grape varieties in the Finger Lakes. 35 years later we continue our excellence in sparkling wines.
See what others are saying about Dr. Konstantin Frank and the Finger Lakes.
Sipping never felt so good! New York’s Finger Lakes (aka #FLX) wine region produces world-class wines, notably Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Cabernet Franc and Pinot Noir. Meaghan Frank, Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, one of the pioneer producers in the #FLX, discusses the wines and region.
And only 2 miles away is another winery worth visiting: Dr. Frank Winery. I don’t think I’ve ever actually made a trip to the Finger Lakes where I have NOT visited this winery. This trip did not disappoint either! This was one of my favorite COVID friendly wine tastings.
I knew this was must-visit wine tour during our Finger Lakes getaway. With beautiful views of Keuka Lake, this progressive tasting will take you through the history of the winery, explore their current innovations with winemaking, and spotlight the women the of the Frank family.
With over 470 wineries and 11 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs), it’s impossible to sum up New York’s wine scene with a single grape variety, wine style or region.
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