Private Tour & Tasting

Available by reservation only. Extremely limited tickets.

 

Walking Tours

Our knowledgeable guides keep you amused underground with tall tales of folly and tragedy.

 

Bottling Facility

State of the Art Bottle Filling Lines

 

Winemaking

The tour will get you well acquainted with the complete wine making process.

“It is always surprising to find how many people still have only a nodding acquaintance with wine. And this holds true here in New York State, famous as it is for its superb wines.”

– Francis L. Farrell 1947-1987
Old barrels in underground cellar.

TOURS

Private Tours & Guided Tastings are available by RESERVATION ONLY.

Experience the historic atmosphere of Brotherhood Winery by taking a leisurely stroll through our vast network of underground cellars. Excavated by hand in the late 19th Century, the dimly lit cellars house over two hundred oak barrels and feature a crested vault containing some of the oldest vintages in America.

Our team of knowledgeable guides will reveal the secrets of these mysterious vaults and keep you amused with tall tales of folly and tragedy. The tour will get you well acquainted with the complete wine making process and you will feel like an expert in oenology.

Test your wine tasting skills in our modern showroom and enjoy the many flavors and textures Brotherhood has to offer the budding and discerning wine lover.

Story of Brotherhood
Tour guide Michael Itskowitz in the "aging vaults" explaining the process of fermenting champagne. Visitors touring the underground cellars learned not only the history of the winery and the vaults, but were initiated into the detailed process of making wines and champagnes.

PRIVATE TOUR & TASTING

$25 per person

Reservations REQUIRED (4 ticket minimum)

Tickets are extremely limited.  Available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Each guest will choose 5 wines to taste from a catalog of 10 wines in this private guided tasting option.  Guests receive a one-ounce serving for each wine.

The catalog of 10 wines is constantly being updated, but will always consist of a combination of varietal and traditional selections.

Masks are required.  Groups are limited to a maximum of 8 people.  No pets allowed inside the building.

Valid form of ID required to participate in tasting.

TOUR RESERVATION

BOOK A PRIVATE
TOUR & TASTING

One of several parking lots at Brotherhood, the largest, eastern-most lot could accommodate 500 cars at a time.

Winery Hours

January-March:

Saturday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Retail Store Only)
Thursday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Retail Store Only)
Friday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

April-December:

Saturday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Wine barrels

Tour
Times

Friday

11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3:30 PM

Saturday

11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3:30 PM

Sunday

11:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3:30 PM

Tours are available by RESERVATION ONLY

Lions Club members tasting wine

Holiday Hours

February 13th & February 14th:

Open from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

May 31, Memorial Day:

Open from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

December 24:

Open from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(last tour 2:30 PM and last tasting 3:30 PM)

December 26:

Open from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

December 31:

Open from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
(last tour 2:30 PM and last tasting 3:30 PM)

Brotherhood worker, Lester Alexander preparing cases of champagne bottles with straw casings for packing and shipping. Circa 1900s.
Brotherhood workers sifting and sorting corks.