The Vintner's Lounge

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vint·ner (vĭnt′nər) n. 1. A wine merchant. 2. One who makes wine.

The Vintner’s Lounge is the daily hub of activity at the Tug Hill Estate and 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; curbside pickup is available.

Through the winter, snowshoes can be borrowed free of charge in 30-minute increments; our Winter Estate Trail is open to the public, with no reservations required.


Wine & Spirits Flights, Beer, Cider, and Wine by the bottle or glass, Soda, Iced Tea, Lemonade, Artisan Coffee, Mulled Wine

Local Meat & Cheese Boards,  Pub Mix, Mac & Cheese, Winter Pecan Salad, Brownie Sundae, Estate Fruit Crisp 

HOURS – March & April

Sunday: 11-5. Monday: 11-5, Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday: Closed, Thursday: 11-5, Friday: 11-9, Saturday: 11-9


Special Public Events

Tug Hill Vineyards features all types of special events and regularly scheduled seasonal events for all tastes and enjoyment.

Local Hotels, Restaurants, & Attractions

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Restaurants and Cafés

Tug Hill Vineyard’s doesn’t offer regular meals, and why would we? Lowville offers a great selection of several small eateries, cafés, and sit-down restaurants. All welcoming to visitors, locals, and tourists year-round.  Here are just a few of our favorites:

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.

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.

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.

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.


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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