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Vintner’s Lounge

The Vintner’s Lounge is regularly open to the public, we invite you to enjoy leisurely wine and spirits tastings and lite food offerings. 

The Lounge is in the lowest level of our building and is home to our Tasting Room and Retail Space, as well as, our relaxation destination. When you pull into the driveway, please follow the signs that will get you to the correct place (lowest parking lot).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wine Tastings

Wine Pairing Classes

Unique Dining Experiences

Community Events

U-Pick Berries

Live Music

Onsite Wine Shop

Private Events

 

Stop in or make a reservation.

The Many Offerings of the Tug Hill Estate

The Tug Hill Estate is a dynamic business, home to a farm winery, distillery, and event center; it has much to offer.

In addition to being a private event venue; we also offer several unique ‘pop-up’ style dining and music events for visitors. Most frequent being our Sunday Brunch, ‘Wine Down’ After Hours music event, and Wine and Food Pairing Dinners. 

At Tug Hill Estate, we take great pride in producing delicious food, with as much as possible being made from scratch, right here in our very own kitchen, with the freshest, most local ingredients we can find.

Browse our different upcoming event options and plan your next visit to the Tug Hill Estate!

Sunday Brunch

Our Sunday Brunch Buffet is one of the many enjoyed ‘pop-up style’ public dining events held in the Tug Hill Estate’s main event hall. Enjoy a relaxing dining experience and a curated farm-fresh buffet.

Reservations are recommended and can be placed by calling 315-376-4336 or can be made online through the link below.

Wine Down

“Wine Down After Hours” is one of the many enjoyed pop-up public dining events held at the Tug Hill Estate’s main hall and/or terrace.

Live music, a curated lite dinner menu, and a bar stocked with fine wine, beer, and specialty cocktails guarantee an enjoyable evening on the Tug Hill.

Doors open at 5pm, Kitchen open from 5pm – 8pm, Live Music from 6pm – 9pm.

Dinners

Occasionally, we are able to hold dinners on Friday nights. Dinners are from 5-8 pm and may or may not include live music.

The menu changes for each dinner. These dinners are NOT FORMAL and are open to everyone.

Our Menus

*Please be advised, our menus may be adjusted at any time without notice. 

SUNDAY Brunch

Sunday, February 25th with seatings from from 10 am- 1pm

Pricing & additional information below

Cheddar & Spinach Frittata

GF

Applewood Smoked Bacon

GF

Sausage & Gravy Lasagna

Blueberry Sheet Pancakes

Turkey Gravy

GF

Apple & Onion Sourdough Stuffing

Salted Butter Mashed Potatoes

GF

Eggplant Parmesan Bake

GF

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

GF

Cheesy Cheddar Biscuits

Estate Salad

GF

Berry Blast Fruit Salad

GF

Red Velvet Creme Brulee

GF

Warm Cinnamon Rolls

No Bake Blackberry Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Assorted Scones

Buffet Pricing:

Adults

$28

Military and Seniors

$25

Children ages 6-12

$15

Children under 5

FREE

Seatings are staggered between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. You may enjoy multiple visits to the buffet. No split checks for parties of 8 or more.

Our brunch menu is usually updated by Wednesday for the coming Sunday.

Vintner’s Lounge

The Vintner’s Lounge can be found on the lowest level of the winery.

Just follow the signs.

Lunch is served cafe-style Monday through Saturday from 11am-2pm. Orders should be placed inside BEFORE finding a seat. We also can put together take-out orders placed in-person or phoned-in ahead of time.

TO SHARE

Local Charcuterie Board

$23

Local summer sausage and ring bologna from local meat markets, a rotating cheese selection, crackers, fresh or dried fruit, pickles, chocolates, and a beer mustard sauce. 

Pretzel Bites

$10

Soft pretzel bites served with sides of brewpub mustard and cinnamon, honey butter.

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

$10

Warm, creamy spinach & artichoke dip topped with parmesan cheese and served with tortilla chips

SANDWICHES

All sandwiches can be made on a lettuce wrap or gluten-free buckwheat bread from Sant Drogo’s Coffee & Bake House in Lowville, NY.

Harvest Chicken Salad Sandwich

$13

Creamy chicken salad with dried cranberries and sweet Estate apples atop a croissant . Served wiht your choice of side and a pickle. 

Croghan Bologna Sliders

$12

Almost world famous, these Croghan Bologna sliders give you a proper taste of Lewis County – all in one bite! Croghan bologna, sharp cheddar, and a touch of our mayo-brewpub mustard mix on three honey, oatmeal rolls from Nolt’s Country Store! Served with your choice of side and a pickle.

Italian Sourdough

$14

Pepperoni, salami, ham, provolone, tomatoes, onions and creamy Italian dressing, between two pieces of sourdough from Saint Drogo’s Bakehouse in downtown, Lowville. Served with your choice of side and a pickle.

Grilled Three Cheese Panini

$12

extra sharp cheddar, provolone and muenster melted into one amazing sandwich. Served with your choice of side and a pickle.

Roast Beef Panini

$13

Savory roast beef, caramelized onions & provolone served with a side of aus jus for dipping, one side of your choice and a pickle. 

Tug Hill Club

$14

This double decker sandwich is piled high with Black Forest ham, sharp cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayo, and bacon between layers buttery, flaky croissant. Served with your choice of side and a pickle. 

SIDES

Kettle Cooked Chips, Side Salad, Fresh Fruit, or a Cup of Soup

SOUPS

French Onion Soup

$6

softened onions, in a hearty beef broth, topped with croutons and melted provolone. Served with a side of oyster crackers.

Broccoli Cheddar

$6

Broccoli, carrots, and onions in a savory cheddar cheese broth. Served with a side of oyster crackers.

White Chicken Chili

$8

Grilled marinated chicken, black beans, onions & peppers in a creamy, white tomato sauce. Served with a side of oyster crackers.

SALADS

Estate Salad

$13

Fresh greens, shredded sharp cheddar, dried cranberries, green onion & candied pecans. Served with a side of Tug Hill Estate’s signature Maple Balsamic.

Add chicken at no additional charge

Chicken Caesar Salad

$13

Fresh greens, shaved parmesan cheese, savory chicken and house made garlic croutons . Served with a side of creamy caesar dressing.

Substitute steak at no additional charge

CHILDRENS' OPTIONS

$6

Grilled Cheese- served with a side of chips or fresh fruit 

Peanut Butter & Jelly- served with a side of chips or fresh fruit.

Wine Down

At Tug Hill Estate, we take great pride in producing delicious food, with as much as possible being made from scratch, right here in our very own kitchen, with the freshest, most local ingredients we can find.

Starters:

Pretzel Bites

$10

Soft baked pretzel bites served with sweet cinnamon butter and brew pub mustard sauce for dipping.

Local Charcuterie Board

$22

A local board featuring ring bologna and summer sausage from Red Barn Meats in Croghan, NY, extra sharp cheddar, and a specialty cheese from Lowville Producers, an assortment of crackers, fresh or dried fruit, and brew pub mustard sauce.

Pulled Pork Fries

$15

crispy, oven-baked fries topped with smoky pulled pork, bbq sauce, melted cheddar cheese, and green onions

Soups, Salads & Sandwiches:

French Onion Soup

$8

caramelized onions in a hearty beef broth, topped with garlic croutons and swiss cheese. Served with a side of oyster crackers.

Chicken Caesar Salad

$13

Fresh greens, shaved parmesan cheese, and house-made garlic croutons. Served with a side of creamy caesar dressing. 

Substitute steak at no additional charge.

Harvest Chicken Salad Sandwich

$13

 creamy chicken salad with dried cranberries and sweet Estate apples atop a croissant or lettuce wrap

Philly Cheesesteak

$13

Melt-in-your-mouth shave steak, sauteed and smothered in beef gravy, peppers, onions, and melted provolone cheese on a proper hoagie roll.  Served with kettle cooked chips and a pickle.

Tug Hill Chicken Sandwich

$15

grilled chicken, savory ham, provolone cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato and honey mustard sauce on a croissant. Served with a side of kettle chips and a pickle.

Mac & Cheese

$12

a hearty portion of macaroni & cheese, made with creamy, sharp cheddar cheese sauce.

Flatbreads:

Bourbon Steak & Bleu Cheese Flatbread

$16

Sweet heat bourbon sauce, green onions, and a blend of crumbled bleu cheese and sharp cheddar, baked onto a flatbread crust. Don’t like bleu cheese? Just ask for it without! 

Caprese Flatbread

$15

pesto, fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil and balsamic drizzle

Pepperoni Flatbread

$14

buffalo sauce base, topped with savory, marinated chicken and topped with cheddar, mozzarella, onion & bleu cheese.

BBQ Chicken Flatbread

$14

sweet & smoky bbq sauce, seasoned chicken, a blend of sharp cheddar and mozzarella cheeses and red onion

Desserts:

Ask at the bar for tonight's options

This option changes weekly

Please place all food and beverage orders inside at the bar, with your table number. A card is needed to hold behind the bar for purchases. Your order will be made fresh, in the order that it is placed, and delivered to your table when it is ready. Please keep in mind that separate orders placed for the same table number may not come out together, unless indicated upon ordering. Don’t forget to claim your card inside before heading home. 

U-Pick Fruits

Fresh, locally grown fruit is one of the best parts of summer, so bring the whole family out!

We welcome you to enjoy the estate’s grounds after picking. We offer light food options in our Vintner’s Lounge, with additional seating in our Gardens and Brunch on Sundays. It will be a memorable and tasty family trip with views of the Black River Valley and the cool Tug Hill breeze.

Check in is currently in the Vintner’s Lounge. We accept both cash and card. 

*Our grounds and restrooms are handicap accessible. Restrooms are located in the Vintner’s Lounge which is found on the ground level of the main hall. 

​U-Pick Prices
  • Raspberries: $4.50/lb or $4.00 @ 8lbs or more
  • Blueberries: $3.50/lb or $3.00 @ 8lbs or more
  • Apples: $1.25/ lb
  • Plums: $3.50/lb
  • Grapes: $1/lb

» Fruit ripeness and volume depends on the weather.

» Bring your own containers and we will weigh them before you get started or we offer pulp berry tills for you to pick into.

» Don’t forget water, good walking shoes, hat, and sunscreen.

» Kid and dog friendly.

» We accept cash, credit cards, and local check.

    PICKING SCHEDULE

    U-Pick 2023 is now over. Thank you to all that came to pick this year! 

    Just as soon as fruits are ready in Summer of 2024, we will let you know.

    Here are the crops available and their approximate picking schedule:

    • Raspberries (red and black): July & September/October
    • Blueberries: July – August
    • Plums: August – September
    • Apples: September – October
    • Grapes: September – October

    CURRENT PICKING CONDITIONS

    Rated on a scale of 1 through 5: 1 being the least desirable and 5 being the best picking conditions.

    • Raspberries: Red-0, Black-0
    • Blueberries: 0
    • Plums: 0
    • Apples: 0
    • Grapes (King of the North-only): 0
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