Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards

Finger Lakes

Named after the farmer who founded the original orchards and vineyards here in 1852, this wine-making operation has been in business since 1985 and has won many awards for its range, which includes pinot noir, sauvignon blanc and Riesling.

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