The Tug Hill Estate;

Home of Tug Hill Vineyards, Spirits, Orchards, and Events

Nestled on the slopes of the Tug Hill Plateau just outside of the sleepy town of Lowville, Tug Hill Vineyards is a breathtaking destination with sweeping views of the Black River Valley, delicious wines and spirits, and farm fresh food. We look forward to your visit.

We offer regular wine and spirits tastings, an array of special events, and more!

Located at 4051 Yancey Road, Lowville NY. Just off of NYS Route 12. Tug Hill Vineyards is a 40-acre estate, complete with a timber frame functions hall, wine cellar lounge, gardens and patios, and production building. 

Attention travelers coming from Interstate 81 via Route 177, the Porter Road is a seasonal road that connects to Yancey Road. It is recommended that you continue down 177 and take a left onto Route 12 at the intersection until you reach Yancey Road.

The Vintner's Lounge

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Vintner’s Lounge; Tasting Room and Retail Shop

The Vintner’s Lounge is regularly open to the public. We invite you to enjoy leisurely wine and spirits tastings and lite food offerings in this newly renovated space. The Vintner’s Lounge is located in our main hall’s ground floor and is accessed through an entrance at the garden level. Tug Hill Vineyard’s Wine, Spirits, and merchandise are available in-store.

Regular Hours: Sunday-Wednesday 10-6, Thursday-Saturday 10-8

General FAQ's

Q: Are Reservations Required?

A: Depends – Special dining events require reservations, for general public events like Brunch and Wine Down, we recommend reservations. Vintner’s Lunch and regular wine tastings is walk-in based, however we do appreciate reservations be made for groups larger than 6. Reservations can be made on OpenTable or by calling 315-376-4336

Q: Are you Kid and Dog Friendly?

A: Yes! Families are welcome at all events! Special pricing for children isn’t always listed, please give us a call if you’re bringing under 21 visitors to special dining events. Dogs are allowed on the grounds, you must clean up after them if needed. Animals are not allowed in our building though.

Q: Can I park my RV overnight?

A: Yes, please email info@tughillvineyards.com to arrange this. 1 night stays are allowed.


Regularly Offered Public Events

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, walk-ins are welcome.

‘Wine Down’ After Hours

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 5, Kitchen open from 5-8, Live music 6-9.


Special Public Events

Latest Past Events

New Year’s Eve Gala- Saturday, December 31

Tug Hill Vineyards 4051 Yancey Rd,, Lowville

Hosted by the Lewis County Emerging Professionals group to benefit the Renee Beyer Fund. Specific details will be coming soon!

NO WINE DOWN- Thursday, December 29

Tug Hill Vineyards 4051 Yancey Rd,, Lowville

There is no Wine Down on Thursday, December 29, as many of us will be traveling or with family. Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas!

Tug Hill Vineyards 4051 Yancey Rd,, Lowville

There will not be brunch on Sunday, December 25th. Have a very Merry Christmas!

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Local Hotels, Restaurants, & Attractions

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Restaurants and Cafés

Here are just a few of our favorites things to do nearby:

Looking for more to do? Check out the Lewis County Cuisine trail!

The Lewis County Cuisine Trail travels through back roads to the Villages of Lowville, Croghan, Castorland and Copenhagen and showcases locally sourced and produced foods unique to the area. From goat farms, to cow dairies, to farmer owned cooperatives, the International Maple Museum, famous Croghan Bologna, and restaurants carrying local products, the Lewis County Cuisine Trail offers a little bit for everyone.

With the rolling hills, beautiful terrain, and swift changes of the seasons that bring an assortment of colors, take a drive along the trail and be enriched with the Lewis County culture and history. Once you’re here – you’ll be hooked.

We look forward to seeing you on the trail!




Where to Stay

Judges Quarter’s

Located in the heart of the village of Lowville, this bed and breakfast with three unique guest room offers a comfortable stay. Originally built in the 1800s the historic integrity of this beautiful federal colonial remains intact. The warm, comfortable, family feeling is felt throughout this home.

1812 House

The Historic 1812 House, Bed and Breakfast located in the center of Lowville is conveniently located within walking distance of the downtown. The house creates a picture-perfect backdrop for all occasions including Showers, Reunions, and Weddings.

The Lodge at Headwaters

38 room lodge located in Boonville, with easy access to the Adirondack Park, it has become a highly sought after location for snowmobilers, hikers, and avid outdoorsman.

The Edge Hotel

Located in Lyons Falls, The Edge Hotel has 65 rooms and includes the Boondocks Restaurant & Bar. Located just 25 minutes to the south of Tug Hill Vineyards.

Beaver Creek Lodge

Seven Bedroom Vacation Rental on 400 Acres. Restored farmhouse, available year-round. Perfect for multiple families, large groups. Located between Copenhagen and Barnes Corners.

Ridge View Lodge

Book a comfortable and pleasant stay at the affordable Ridge View Lodge. Only 4 miles from Tug Hill Vineyards. A popular destination for snowmobilers.

Hotels in Watertown

30 minutes north of Tug Hill Vineyards

Airbnb’s & Other Nearby Hotels

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Nearby VRBO’s

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Things To Do Near Tug Hill Vineyards

Whetstone Gulf State Park

Whetstone Gulf State Park is built in and around a three-mile-long gorge cut into the eastern edge of the Tug Hill Plateau. The gorge is one of the most spectacular scenic vistas east of the Rocky Mountains.

Burrville Cider Mill

The Burrville Cider Mill is one of Jefferson County’s oldest establishments. The structure, formerly known as Burr’s Mills, was built in 1801 and was originally used as a sawmill and a gristmill. There is record of a cider press being in use at the Mill as far back as the 1800s. In the 1940s Homer Rebb converted the Mill to cider production on a commercial scale. Ever since then “Burrville Cider” has been known as the best cider in the North Country.

Snow Ridge

Snow Ridge, in Turin, NY has been serving up exceptional skiing and snowboarding since 1945. We receive 230” of beautiful lake effect snow annually, making it some of the deepest skiing in the Northeast!

Maple Ridge Windmill Farm

Maple Ridge Wind Farm is the largest wind farm in the state of New York in the United States. Located on Tug Hill in Lewis County, the facility has 195 wind turbines.

The International Maple Museum

The International Maple Museum Centre was founded in 1977 to preserve the history and evolution of the North American maple syrup industry. Exhibits depict the history of maple syrup and sugar making techniques ranging from those used by the Native Americans to plastic tubing and stainless steel evaporators in use today.

Drive in Movie Theatres

Enjoy the magic of watching a movie under the stars, Tug Hill Vineyards is uniquely positioned between three drive ins!

Local Country Stores

Miller’s Meat Market

“Miller’s General Store” began back in 1962. It is now a custom butcher shop, grocery, bakery, and  specialized local goods store.

Nolt’s Country Store

General Store just outside of Lowville, fresh produce, deli counter, home goods, baked goods, and bulk goods.

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