Shalestone Vineyards

(607) 582-6600 9515 Caywood Road
Lodi, NY 14860
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Established: 1995 Owners: Rob Thomas and Kate Thomas Vineyards: 6.5 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Syrah and Pinot Noir Philosophy: Tune into nature, go with the natural ebb and flow of life. Red wines best reflect the complexity of life as they are built in layers, much like experiences and relationships. Seasonal Hours: Saturdays in April 12-5 pm, Friday through Sunday starting April 24, through the month of September. 12-5pm. Thursday through Monday, July through September 12-5pm. Fridays 12-5pm in October. Your Visit: Spending time with our customers in our relaxed atmosphere is a must. Groups of 8+ are highly discouraged. We appreciate your respecting this. Rob and Kate moved to the Finger Lakes area in the late 1970's and began a life long journey into the world of wine. They purchased 13½ acres on the east side of Seneca Lake in the early 80's. Clearing the land of native cedar trees they built their home and started planting their vineyards. Recognizing the potential Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

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  • Shalestone Vineyards Red Legend


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  • Shalestone Rich Rosé 2006


    This is a beautiful rose, light and agile enough for a summer salad with grilled steak, yet with enough complexity to call for a cheese course-- a treasured Finger Lakes discovery! Read More

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  • Shalestone Cabernet Sauvignon 2002


    A nice effort with a tough varietal in a tougher climate. I admire the commitment of Shalestone and their red wine production, yet this particular vintage seemed thin and unremarkable, despite the 9 years in the bottle. I had hoped for more... but still, the promise of the elusive "home run" Fingerlakes red lives just under the surface of this ... Read More

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  • Shalestone Cabernet Franc Seneca Lake 2007


    Nice fruit and supple for finger lakes wine. Read More

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  • Shalestone Rich Rosé 2006


    Slight acidic attack, slightly earthy with good fruit. Off dry Read More

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