15th Annual Mardi Gras

Get a taste for Bourbon Street, but with wine! Collect your beads as you travel the Trail sampling food and wine pairings. Compete in a scavenger hunt for a chance to win a mixed case of CLWT wine! Chances to win prizes at each location.

Saturday 10-5pm, ALL 16 wineries are participating.
Sunday 10-5pm, ALL 16 wineries are participating.

Make sure to hand in your ticket to be eligible to win one of our Grand Prizes:

The Hotel Ithaca
Finger Lakes Winery Tours
Deerhead Lakeside Restaurant & Bar
Cobtree VAcation Rental Resort
La Tourelle
Cayuga Lake Cabins
34 State “Historic Luxury Suites”
10 Fitch Luxurious Romantic Inn
Finger Lakes Wine Fest


Each ticket is good for the whole weekend, to visit each winery once.

Single tickets are $35 and include:

  • 1 souvenir wine glass
  • 1 wine and food pairing at each winery
  • 3 additional wine tastings per winery
  • 1 recipe collection
  • Beads at each winery
  • A chance to win a prize at each winery

Discounted designated driver tickets are available. The DD gets all the same perks as a regular ticket, minus the wine.  They also get a DD travel mug, rather than a wine glass. $17.50 for a single.

Be sure to buy your tickets early, we have a limited amount available.

Tickets can also be purchased by calling 800-684-5217.

Packages that offer tickets, transportation and accommodations are also available.

When ordering tickets, will you be asked to choose a specific starting point. This is where you’ll start the event and be given your wine glass, scavenger hunt card and your recipe collection.