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The Finger Lakes Pioneer

EST 1962 

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Celebrating 60 Years

1962 – 2022

Four generations strong, the Frank family has been leaders of grape growing and winemaking throughout the Finger Lakes. Our estate vineyards on Keuka Lake represent the oldest Riesling, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir vines in the Eastern United States.

Dr. Konstantin Frank & Eugenia Frank
Willy Frank
Fred Frank & Meaghan Frank

"Good grapes varieties are not good enough for Americans. You Americans deserve only excellent. This is my duty, as scientist, and this is my duty, as an American patriot,”

- OUR FOUNDER, DR. KONSTANTIN FRANK
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Pioneering Legendary Wine

1962 – 2022

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. His techniques and innovations began a revolution in the Finger Lakes that would forever change the region.

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A Visit in History

1962 – 2022

A visit to Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery is steeped in 60 years of history. Third and Fourth Generations Fred and Meaghan Frank continue the legacy of our founder.

Our retail shop is open 7 days a week from 10 am to 5 pm with the exception of a few holidays.

Our retail shop offers all of our current wine selections including winery-only wines and library choices. In addition, we offer Dr. Frank clothing, merchandise, wine glasses, and local cheeses.

7 Days a Week | 10 am - 5 pm

The 1962 Reserve Tasting offers you an intimate and personalized experience allowing you to choose five wines from our entire portfolio, including our Reserve and Helm Series wines, all while enjoying our view of our Keuka estate vineyards.

November - 2022 | 7 Days A Week | $12 pp | Reservations Recommended

New for 2021, we’ve recreated an outside area originally used by Eugenia for her flower and vegetable gardens. Eugenia’s Garden is available for casual enjoyment of our wines either by the glass or by the bottle paired with ala carte seasonal local cheeses. Eugenia’s Garden is outside, weather permitting. 

May - October | 7 Days a Week | $12 - $18 Flights | Walk-Ins Only

Situated on our expansive deck by Konstantin’s original home, our panoramic vineyard and lake views are ready to entice you alongside the warmth of our firepits with the change of temperatures. Includes a welcome wine, flight of 5 wines, a seasonal cheese and charcuterie plate, and a finale surprise.

October | Thursday - Sunday | $35 pp | By Reservation

Our most in-depth experience. The 1886 Food & Wine Experience caters to those with a deeper interest in the Dr. Frank winemaking and viticultural program. Visits are available by reservation only and include an in-depth viticultural or cellar experience, followed by a seated educational wine flight paired with creative, small foods.

May - October | Thursday - Sunday | $50 pp | Reservations Only

Perfect for those new to the Finger Lakes or new to the Dr. Konstantin Frank Story. The Progressive Tasting Experience brings the vineyard and cellar to you. You will travel to three different stations set up throughout our tasting rooms. Each station offers an educational theme relating to the history of our winery.

May - October | 7 Days a Week | $10 pp | Reservations Only

Accolades

Top 25 Sparkling Brands From A Decade of Tastings

Wine & Spirits Magazine

Top 100 Winery of 2019

Wine & Spirits Magazine

10 Best Tasting Room in America

USA Today

Four Stars

Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book

Value All Star 2019

Wine & Spirits Magazine

All Star Brand 2018

Wine & Spirits Magazine

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Eugenia Dry Riesling 2019

Reserve Riesling 2020

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Semi-Dry Riesling 2019

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1962 – 2022

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