Bloomer Creek

(607) 546-5027 5315 State Route 414
Hector, NY 14841
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Bloomer Creek Vineyard began 30 years ago as a daydream when Kim, then a nineteen year old Cornell Student, became enthralled with his part-time vineyard work on the west shore of Cayuga Lake. The outdoor work suited him, especially when the "fruit" of his labor became barrels of wine to share with friends. A trip to the mountains of Northern Italy, where wine plays an integral part of everyday life, confirmed for Kim his desire to make winegrowing and winemaking his life work. After studying winemaking at the State University at Fresno, California, Kim returned to the Finger Lakes and purchased a 50 acre farm where he slowly began to plant European grape varieties. In the following years, Kim managed vineyards for many of the Cayuga Lake wineries. In 1998, while managing the vineyards for Sheldrake Point Winery, Kim purchased the former Bond's fruit stand on the east shore of Seneca Lake, with the long range goal of opening a winery of his own. One year later, Kim and his wife (artist Debra Bermingham Read more »

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  • Gewürztraminer

    Gewürztraminer’s direct and obvious charm has made it a popular varietal in almost every corner of the wine world. Ex...

  • Cayuga White

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Texas Roussanne Tasted Blind Against California and France - Comes Out Top by Andrew ChalkWe have reported that the Roussanne grape does well in Texas’s climate and soil and pondered whether it is the next breakthrough Texas grape. The answer will come when Texas Roussanne wines match the quality of Roussanne wines from California. In order to f... Read More

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  • Bloomer Creek Vineyard Pinot Noir Seneca Lake 2007

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    No written review

    Wine review by Local Vinacular


  • Bloomer Creek Edelzwicker Halbtrocken 'Tanzen Dame' 2010

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    Fun, crisp, and bouncy. Read More

    Wine review by CageyT


  • Bloomer Creek Vineyard Cabernet Franc Seneca Lake 2007

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    This is a delightful finger lakes discovery- great with a heritage breed turkey and all the fixins! I am hopeful that this wine will improve even more in 5 more years... one in the cellar. Read More

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  • It's most likely going to be Salmon and Ahi Sashimi... any recommendations on a bottle to pick up?!http://tinyurl.com/6co28g!Yum.. Smoked Salmon Pate Soda! Read More

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  • I went wine tasting in the Finger Lakes not too long ago and was refreshed to ... sense of terroir.Atwater, Bloomer Creek and some of the other smaller wineries that made dry wines often in a burgundian or loire style.I'd like to get out to the North Fork of Long Island again and try some more wineries out there. What else is within driving di... Read More

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  • A few months ago, I wrote about the blight of students behaving badly during ... ... Lafayette, Atwater and Bloomer Creek amongst others. Most wineries still produce several cheaper sweet wines, however, I was very excited by the drier wines (particularly those of Bloomer Creek), usually French varietals.The Finger Lakes has some similarities... Read More

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  • Bloomer Creek Gamay Noir Finger Lakes 2006

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    A touch of earth and cherry on the nose. Earth continues through the palate, with some soft fruits. A deeper Gamay than many, more body, and some nice tannins on the finish (long finish). Actually, almost fleshy - like a Morgon Beaujolais Cru. Tasted at the winery. Read More

    Wine review by Philip


  • Bloomer Creek Cafe Red Finger Lakes 2006

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    Pepper and spice all round - starting with a pronounced nose of chilli peppers and white peppers. The peppers continue, although there's some green peppers too. Overall, despite the prior description, this is a soft wine with light tannins. Long finish on the tannins. A good picnic wine? Tasted at the winery. Read More

    Wine review by Philip


  • Bloomer Creek Pinot Noir Finger Lakes 2006

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    Very light in color. Strong aromas of raspberry and some nice earthyness. Strong Strawberry flavors dominate in the mouth. Overall a very light wine (a touch tight, but still young). A nice long finish on some very gentle tannins. Very nice. Tasted at the winery. Read More

    Wine review by Philip


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