Tastings & Events

Sep
21
Sat
Saturday Tasting w/ Agness Wine Cellars
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday Tasting w/ Agness Wine Cellars @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

This Saturday we have Owner/Winemaker Randy Agness from the single-wine producing Finger Lakes winery, Agness Wine Cellars LLC.

Come try their Semi-Dry Riesling, and…

Don’t forget to get your weekend wines every #FreeTastingFriday with us after 3pm and #TryBeforeYouBuy!

Sep
24
Tue
Summer Wine Class #6 – Bubble, Sparkle, & Fizz
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Wine Class #6 - Bubble, Sparkle, & Fizz @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

We want to educate you about wine… come take some quick hour-long courses that range from beginner to exploratory! Sign up for classes in store or online! Kyle will be in every other Tuesday evening beginning on July 16th to answer all your questions (please bring them!) and let you explore your curiosity about wine!

For this series we’re offering 2 seatings per evening (one at 5pm and one at 6:30pm) with a limited 10 seats available per class.

Class #6 (9/24) – Bubble, Sparkle, and Fizz

  • To round out our Summer Wine Classes, we will taste through a variety of styles of sparkling wines and learn the difference between Champagne method, Traiditional method, Charmat method, and Carbonated wines as we taste Finger Lakes bubbles, Champagne, Prosecco, Asti, and more!

Each class is $15 if you bring your own wine glasses and we recommend at least 3 glasses to bring from home. Please make sure your glasses are similar in shape and size and have a stem (like what’s pictured). If you would like to be provided glasses, we have them available, to keep and re-use, at an additional cost.

Sep
27
Fri
Friday Tasting w/ Heron Hill Winery
Sep 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday Tasting w/ Heron Hill Winery @ Water Street Wines & Spirits
This Friday we have Heron Hill Winery here from 3-6pm pouring their fantastic Keuka Lake-grown, Finger Lakes wines.
 
Stop by to taste their:
Unoaked Chardonnay
Semi-Dry Riesling
Cabernet Franc
Eclipse White
Eclipse Red
 
Come try some of their wines with us and…
 
Don’t forget to get your weekend wines every #FreeTastingFriday with us after 3pm and #TryBeforeYouBuy!
Sep
28
Sat
Saturday Tasting w/ Empire North Merchants
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday Tasting w/ Empire North Merchants @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

For this special Saturday tasting we have Darrel here from Empire Wines from 1-4pm pouring a delicious selection of wines

Stop by to taste:
J Vineyards & Winery Pinot Gris & Pinot Noir
Seven Daughters Wines Moscato
Chateau Souverain Sauvignon Blanc
Apothic Wine Sparkling Red

Come try some of thses wines with us and…

Don’t forget to get your weekend wines every #FreeTastingFriday with us after 3pm and #TryBeforeYouBuy!

Oct
4
Fri
Friday Tastin: World Wine Values
Oct 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday Tastin: World Wine Values @ Water Street Wines & Spirits
This Friday we’ll be pouring some wallet-friendly wines to fit any budget and palate!

Stop by to taste:
Harken Barrel-Fermented Chardonnay (California)
Clean Slate Riesling  (Germany)
Veramonte Cabernet Sauvignon (Chile)

Don’t forget to shop with us every weekend and stock up with great discounts!

Oct
11
Fri
Friday Tasting w/ Finger Lakes Wine Co. & Heron Hill
Oct 11 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday Tasting w/ Finger Lakes Wine Co. & Heron Hill @ Water Street Wines & Spirits
This Friday we have Finger lakes wine company & Heron Hill Winery here from 3-6pm pouring some yummy Rieslings and tasty reds.

Stop by to taste:
Finger Lakes Wine Co. Dry Riesling, Semi-Dry Riesling, & Sweet Riesling
Heron Hill Cabernet Franc & Eclipse Red

Come try some of their wines with us and…

Don’t forget to get your weekend wines every #FreeTastingFriday with us after 3pm and #TryBeforeYouBuy!

Oct
12
Sat
Saturday Tasting w/ Opici Family Dist.
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday Tasting w/ Opici Family Dist. @ Water Street Wines & Spirits
For this special Saturday tasting we have Cheryl here from Opici Wines from 1-4pm pouring a delicious selection of wines & spirits!
 
Stop by to taste:
Julia James Chardonnay (California)
Marcel Dubois Vouvray Demi-Sec (France)
The Crusher Petite Sirah (California)
James E Pepper Distillery 1776 Bourbon
Jackson Morgan Southern Cream Salted Caramel
 
Come try some of these treats with us and #trybeforeyoubuy!
Oct
18
Fri
Spooooky Free Friday Tasting
Oct 18 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Spooooky Free Friday Tasting @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

This Friday we have Darrel from Empire Merchants here with some local wines, spirits, and a red blend from Chile all perfect for the upcoming spooky celebrations.

Stop by to taste:
Glenora Wine Cellars Dry Riesling
Knapp Winery Superstition Sweet Red
Iron Smoke Distillery Bourbon Whiskey
Casillero del Diablo Devil’s Red Blend

Come try some of these frighteningly good wines and spirits with us and…

Don’t forget to get your weekend wines every #FreeTastingFriday with us after 3pm and #TryBeforeYouBuy!

Oct
25
Fri
Free Friday Tasting w/ Billsboro Winery
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Free Friday Tasting w/ Billsboro Winery @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

This Friday we have Billsboro Winery on Seneca Lake, NY here pouring their satisfyingly-good Finger Lakes wines!

Stop by to taste their:
Sauvignon Blanc
Pinot Gris
Cabernet Sauvignon

Come try some of these award-winning local wines with us and…

Don’t forget to get your weekend wines every #FreeTastingFriday with us after 3pm and #TryBeforeYouBuy!

Nov
1
Fri
Friday Tasting w/ Shaw Vineyards
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday Tasting w/ Shaw Vineyards @ Water Street Wines & Spirits

This Friday we have Steve Shaw Jr. from Shaw Vineyard here with couple of local wines that are perfect for the upcoming holiday season!

Stop by to try their 2010 Keuka Hill Reserve & LiBella Pinot Grigio!

It’s not often you have the opportunity to try wine this mature or at this price point for FREE, so get down to the store from 3-6 to taste!

Don’t forget to get your weekend wines every #FreeTastingFriday with us after 3pm and #TryBeforeYouBuy!