Sonnenberg prepping for its Rose & Rosés

15 May

CANANDAIGUA, NY — The 3rd annual Sonnenberg Rose & Rosés event this year will have a special note — the 10th anniversary of the mansion’s Finger Lakes Wine Center, which opened in 2000, featuring the wines of the 18 inaugural wineries.

The June 14 event, during Sonnenberg’s Rose Week (June 14-20), will showcase roses, wines, and New York-grown foods. Some 2,500 roses in the Sonnenberg Mansion & Gardens are expected to be in in bloom in the Rose Garden at that time.

The Wine & Garden Party is a centerpiece of the week, set for 6 to 8 p.m. when restaurants, chefs and wineries will feature their specialties for guests to sample.

This year’s event will feature 23 wineries and 15 chefs, restaurants or specialty food creators:

The food participants:

• Muranda Cheese
• Otto Tomotto’s
• Brown Hound Bistro
• Finger Lakes Wine Center
• New York Wine & Culinary Center
• Sweet Expressions Chocolate
• Rios Tamatlan
• Waterfront Grille
• Lumberyard Grille
• High Noon Café
• Sweet Times Bakery
• Giovanni’s
• Mac’s Philly Steaks
• Mercer’s Wine Ice Cream
• Steamboat Landing
• Starbucks Coffee

Participating wineries:

• Dr. Frank’s Vinifera
• Heron Hill Winery
• Anthony Road
• Montezuma
• Deer Run
• White Springs Estate Winery
• Lakewood
• Chateau Lafayette Reneau
• Fox Run Winery
• Americana
• Thorpe
• Cascata
• King’s Ferry
• Eagle Crest
• Seneca Shore
• Arbor Hill Grapery
• Knapp Vinyards
• Eleven Lakes
• Ventosa Vineyards
• Fox Run Winery
• Fulkerson Winery
• Imagine Moore

Admission to the Roses & Rosés Wine & Dine Garden Party is $30 in advance, $40 at the door, with a special rate of 2 for $45 for Sonnenberg members. Pre-paid reservations can be made calling (585) 394-4922.


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