Knapp Winery

Located close to Seneca Falls and easily accessible from the New York State Thru-Way, Knapp Winery has been a popular winery from its inception in 1984. In the year 2000, the winery was sold to current owners Gene Pierce and Scott Welliver. They recognized a gem when they saw it. The Knapp's had planted some of the first vinifera grapes along the shores of Cayuga Lake. Knapp was the first winery in the Finger Lakes Appellation to plant and vinify the grape variety Cabernet Franc. Recognizing the importance of wine with food, Knapp opened the Vineyard Restaurant in 1992, becoming the first winery restaurant on Cayuga Lake. The winery also had all of the production equipment and resources to continue to produce the premium wine it was known for, including an alembic pot for crafting cordials and aperitifs.

As one of the owners of Glenora Wine Cellars (the first winery on Seneca Lake) and one of the pioneers of the Finger Lakes grape growing region, Gene Pierce oversees the Knapp estate which encompasses sixty-five acres of land of which forty acres are currently cultivated for growing estate Riesling, Cabernet Franc, Chardonnay, Lemberger, Sangiovese, Merlot, Baco Noir, Cayuga, Catawba, Seyval, Vignoles and DeChaunac. His involvement in all aspects of the farm and production facilities is legendary for his hard work and passion for producing quality wine and making his customers and employees happy. If you visit Knapp, don't be surprised to see him in the vineyards harvesting grapes during harvest, directing traffic during large events or keeping a watchful eye on ensuring a good experience for all visitors in the Finger Lakes. Forty years of experience have made owner Gene Pierce a leader in the wine community. His volunteer efforts in many organizations in Finger Lakes wine country have made him a go-to leader in the industry.

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Knapp Vignoles 2016
This is a semi-sweet white wine with bold fruitiness, especially pineapple flavors that brighten your palate.
Item Number: 29783
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Knapp Kat Superstition 1.5L
"A bright, fruity red wine with big, bold flavors. The jammy flavors are reminiscent of grape pie. The wine is finished semi-sweet, and is enjoyable chilled by itself, or on picnics, or by the lake." ~Winery notes
Item Number: 8024
Bottle:$10.99
Case: $65.94
BTL
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Knapp Kat Superstition
"A bright, fruity red wine with big, bold flavors. The jammy flavors are reminiscent of grape pie. The wine is finished semi-sweet, and is enjoyable chilled by itself, or on picnics, or by the lake." ~Winery notes
Item Number: 6637
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
Allow 2-4 days shipping/pickup

Knapp Logan Berry
(3)
"Knapp Logan Berry is a delightful blend of Vidal Blanc and Loganberry juices. This wine is wonderful with rich deserts like cheesecake." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 5441
Bottle:$7.95
Case: $95.40
Allow 2-4 days shipping/pickup

Knapp Pasta Red 1.5L
"This wine is filled with intense fruit that creates mouthwatering berry flavors. The subtle sweetness allows it to shine lightly chilled. Excellent served with your favorite red sauce pasta dish." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 5163
Bottle:$12.99
Case: $77.94
BTL
Pickup / Local Delivery Only

Knapp Pasta Red Reserve
(2)
"This wine is filled with intense fruit that creates mouthwatering berry flavors. The subtle sweetness allows it to shine lightly chilled. Excellent served with your favorite red sauce pasta dish." ~Winery Notes
Item Number: 1379
Bottle:$10.95
Case: $131.40
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Knapp Winery Riesling 2013
89  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 89 " Hints of raspberries accent aromas of lemon and grapefruit on this lush, concentrated off-dry Riesling. It’s ripe with tropical fruit flavors, but balanced nicely with a cutting, acidic edge and mineral finish. "   " It has a clean start with a mild sweetness and finishes

Knapp Vignoles 2014
Is a semi-sweet white wine with bold fruitiness, especially pineapple flavors that brighten your palate.

Knapp Prism 2007
"This intricate weave of Bordeaux varietals comes together to form a medium body red. It is a pleasure to behold. An excellent wine to add to your wine cellar." ~ Winery notes

Knapp Cabernet Franc 2005
"Medium bodied with red berry fruit and delicate tannins. Nice herbal finish." ~Winery Notes