• RESERVATION POLICY •To visit Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards on your holiday in Hector, and find out what else Hector has to offer, use our Hector.
** NEW! We will now require the tasting fees for the group be paid by credit card at the point of making the reservation.**
Advanced reservations are required year-round for tasting groups of eight or more. When you contact us for your reservation, you will be required to pay for your group tasting via credit card over the phone. The tasting fee is $5.00 per person; they will taste 6 wines. Each paid taster will receive a poker chip worth $3.00 that may be redeemed with the purchase of a bottle of wine or cider valued at $8.49 or higher. If your group cancels less than 2 weeks prior to the reservation date, only half of the tasting fee amount will be refunded. If a group “no shows” none of the tasting fee will be refunded. There is a 15 minute “grace period” from the reservation time for arrival – if the group arrives more than 15 minutes late, we cannot guarantee a tasting. Please remember that everyone needs to have a valid form of ID with them
Groups of 8 or more will receive a pre-selected flight sheet for their tasting which includes the choice of a dry, sweet or premium flight (additional $3 for premium flight and is collected upon arrival). Six wines are included in each flight. Please allow 30-40 minutes for your tasting experience and shopping. We do not take group reservations on ticketed, Seneca Lake Wine Trail event weekends, see > Seneca Lake Wine Trail Events Calendar
For groups of 8 or more:
November 1 - May 31: Sunday-Saturday we take reservations until 3:00 p.m.
June 1 - October 31: Fridays and Sundays we take reservations until 2:10 p.m. Saturday’s we take reservations until 1:20 p.m.
Hazlitt Tasting Room location can accommodate up to 40 people depending on the day. More details will be provided when you call to make your reservation
• HAZLITT STORY •
Back in 1852, David Hazlitt bought 153 acres of fruit trees and vineyards here in Hector, NY. Over the next six generations, various Hazlitts farmed the land, raised families and made wine. OK, we don’t know for sure that they all made wine, but given the great grapes that grow here and the current generation’s track record for producing amazing wine, we’ve got a feeling they did.
We do know for sure that in 1985, Jerry and Elaine Hazlitt founded Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards. Today, our family keeps the tradition going. Our grapes make award-winning wines. Our wines make us new friends. And we love making both.
Did it start with dinner with friends at one of those chic little restaurants in the Finger Lakes, with us at the horseshoe bar in our tasting room or with a special someone on a first-date picnic? Maybe it was our Cabernet Franc that made you a Hazlitt fan. Or a Riesling or a Sauvignon Blanc. Was it love at first sip with our legendary Ice Wine or did our Red Cat bring on a different sort of romantic mood? Everybody’s got a Hazlitt story—and if you don’t, click here to get started.
We work hard to create quality products, and we want people to enjoy them responsibly. Hazlitt does not condone or encourage any irresponsible use of our products, and no words, images or information on this website should be construed otherwise. Alcoholic beverages can only be purchased by people 21 years of age or older.
Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards, Hector, NY 14841
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We LOVED this winery. We went here during my bachelorette weekend and it was by far the best winery we stopped at. The staff was AMAZING. The wines were great, wine slushies even better! Also had...
We LOVED this winery. We went here during my bachelorette weekend and it was by far the best winery we stopped at. The staff was AMAZING. The wines were great, wine slushies even better! Also had... more »
We tried 4 places on our Saturday afternoon tour and this was by far our favorite stop. It was Halloween weekend and the whole staff was in costume. From the moment we walked up to the tasting room...
We tried 4 places on our Saturday afternoon tour and this was by far our favorite stop. It was Halloween weekend and the whole staff was in costume. From the moment we walked up to the tasting room... more »
Great ambiance. Good wines. Very friendly and helpful staff. I know Hazlitt from their red cat, but as a fan of dry reds, red cat hasn't been a fave. I tried several of their dry whites and they were amazing. Definitely recommend.
Great beer stop too. Games like large connect 4. Best popcorn too
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