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Thankfully, this was my first stop on the Wine & Cheese Event Sunday. The hilly dirt road drive... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Long Island, New York

Building needs work, server was not well-versed in wines being sold. Nice view, but overall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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This vineyard restaurant is located in the Finger Lakes wine-producing region of New York.
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Watkins Glen, NY
+1 607-535-9614
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Building needs work, server was not well-versed in wines being sold. Nice view, but overall unimpressive.

Thank LovetheOcean960
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Thankfully, this was my first stop on the Wine & Cheese Event Sunday. The hilly dirt road drive would not have been so good to take if at the end of the day, lol. Nice grilled cheese when greeted for event.

3  Thank MIZT13
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This was the most beautifully decorated for the holidays of the 9 wineries we visited. The gentleman that was doing the tastings was very enthusiastic and friendly. We spent the most money on wine here...great job selling your wine!! The view of the lake is...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This winery has the best view out of all the wineries closest to Watkins Glen. The young lady working there was very friendly and invited us to sit on the deck as long as we wanted to. Very relaxing place to enjoy their great wine....More

Thank Gasherbrumfour
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The scenic view great. The lady doing the wine tasting was nice. The winery itself wasn't that great. Small gift shop in the tasting area and a bigger room for events. Bought two bottles of wine to go.

Thank JulieJKH
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This winery is located high on a hill over Watkins Glen. Building looks more like a chalet than a castle and the hill on which it sit is not a mountain but it is named Grisch and it's a castle of wines. On our last...More

Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Ok place with plenty of parking. A little less of most ambiance and niceties. And, by the way, count your change.

Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This would be an amazing venue to hold an event. Wish I lived closer. Great wine tasting with an expert sommelier. He allowed us to split the tasting too. Great idea if you're visiting other wineries. A great view on a balcony overlooking vineyard and...More

Thank CDMVaBeach
Connor E, General Manager at Castel Grisch, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thank you so much for stopping in for a tasting. We look forward to seeing you during your next visit to the Finger Lakes! -Connor

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick visit. Gentleman helping us was fun and very animated. Very helpful. Beautiful views from the back porch and lawn area. Nice to sit and relax.

Thank Melsmice
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Stunning views and venue, with a great tasting room, knowledgeable staff made for great tasting experience.

Thank David M
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