The Wayne County Apple Tasting Tour doesn’t just have apples … we have craft beverages too! Several stops on the tour make craft beverages that are brewed in house or outsourced from other local spots. Head out for tastings, events, local goods and more!
Embark Craft Ciderworks at Lagoner Farms
6895 Lake Ave, Williamson, NY 14589
Embark Craft Ciderworks creates ciders that feature the true flavors of the apple varieties sourced from Lagoner Farms. Embark offers guests their flagship ciders along with their seasonal and limited release ciders. At the Embark taproom enjoy local ciders, beer, wine. Grab a bite with friends – try the giant pretzel, charcuterie or one (or more) of their flatbread pizzas.
JD Wine Cellars at Long Acre Farms
1342 Eddy Rd, Macedon, NY 14502
Come for the wine, stay for the experience! Since opening in 2010 as an addition to the family-owned Long Acre Farms, JD Wine Cellars is known for handcrafting small batches of Red, White and 100% Fruit Wines in both bottles & cans. JD Cellars also offers a Case Club and a Trail passport. Enjoy a tasting, buy some wine, and explore the Amazing Maize Maze when you visit.
Old Goat Cidery at The Apple Shed
3391 Fairville-Maple Ridge Rd, Newark, NY 14513
Sample flights of hard cider or fruit wine in the tasting room. When you find your favorite, take home a growler. Or enjoy the hard cider slushies with flavors changing weekly! Before leaving, stop into the country café for some baked goods or get a table for lunch.
Rootstock Ciders & Spirits
3274 Eddy Road, Williamson, NY 14589
Rootstock is dedicated to using only locally sourced ingredients in crafting premium ciders, perry, vodka, brandies, and more. Their all-natural ciders are made from the fresh fruit grown on the fifth generation family farm – DeFisher Fruit Farms. Tree vodka is also distilled on site in a custom still viewable from the tasting room that looks like an apple. Try Rootstock’s ciders and spirits in the tasting room, or enjoy at a Friday Party on the Patio, or other events like cocktail classes and cider yoga.
You can also enjoy a glass of Rootstock Cider when you stop for a bite at The Bay Street Restaurant
(8427 Bay Street, Sodus Point, NY | (315) 483-2233) or The Saltbox Smokehouse (6152 Barclay Road, Sodus NY | (315) 553-2663).
Young Sommer Winery
4287 Jersey Road, Williamson, NY 14589
Young Sommer Winery specializes in award-winning hard cider, grape and fruit wines that embody the unique climate of the Lake Ontario shoreline. Stop in for a tasting at this family-owned winery with a fun family atmosphere and check their calendar for upcoming events.