Beer & Wine Tours

Combination Beer, Wine, Spirits & Food Tours

Your Gateway to the world class tasting tours of the Finger Lakes and the City of Rochester.

Choose your fancy with delightful spirits, pub style food & beer or a dessert and wine pairing!  Pick-ups & drop-offs are available at 45 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604 or hotels and B&B’s in the surrounding area.

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Choose from Seven Popular Tours
ROC City Combo Tour
  • Pick-ups & drop-offs are available at 45 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604 or hotels and B&B’s in the surrounding area.
  • Please inquire about a custom itinerary for groups of six or more.
  • Advance booking is required for daily tours.
  • Last minute inquiries are welcome.

This afternoon tour runs Wednesday through Sunday and departs @1:30. This 5-hour tour will have 4 stops in total. We will start the evening at New York’s first Urban Winery Living Roots, where you will try wines from the Finger Lakes of New York and wines from the winemaker’s homeland of Australia while being paired with a delicious cheese board. From there you will enjoy Beer Tastings at Rochester’s newest hidden gems, Sager Beer Works. We will then visit Rochester’s first Distillery where you will try their fabulous spirits. Finally, finish off the night with delightful tastings from New York to worldly Cider’s at Mullers Cider house.

Your Venues include:

Living Roots Winery

In homage to their family history and their new [old] industrial home on University Ave, their making wine based on longstanding traditions, but with a sense of adventure and discovery. They source grapes from different vineyards and growers, with most of them in the Finger Lakes and the Adelaide Hills where their families have vineyards. They handcraft wines in small batches, and each vintage is an opportunity to explore new vineyards, varieties, and styles, while allowing the wines to express their diverse natural environments and origins. This wine paring also includes our Meredith Dairy Cheese Board, a feta made from sheep and goat’s milk, marinated in olive oil, garlic, peppercorns, and fresh herbs. Served with baguette.

Sager Beer Works

If you love fresh craft beers, you’re going to love Sager Beer Works. You see, they are not just a craft brewery, they are a “Beer Lover’s Haven” – Where friends and family can meet to eat, drink and just hang out. Got questions? Their knowledgeable staff can talk at length about every craft beer they brew – and tell you the tale behind each and every one. After 20 years, brewing craft beer is their greatest passion – and every ale, stout, lager, pilsner and porter are crafted on-site using only the highest quality ingredients.

Black Button Distillery

Welcome to Black Button Distilling, the first and finest grain-to-glass Craft Distillery in Rochester, NY since prohibition. Each week Black Button makes 900 bottles of world-class gin, vodka, moonshine, bourbon and more. Every batch is distilled, aged, bottled, labeled, and hand numbered right in their Upstate New York State Distillery.

Mullers Cider House

Mullers Cider House is a craft cider Bar located in Rochester, NY serving local and imported Craft Hard Ciders. With a menu of over 100 bottle varieties from New York, the United States, Europe and all over the world along with 12 draught lines typically showcasing local NY varieties., Mullers Cider house is sure to please any palette.

  • As the evening winds down your tour will end back at your original destination point @ 6:30 pm.
  • The ROC City Combo Tour includes a knowledgeable Crush Host, transportation to all of the stops listed above (or alternatives depending on availability), all tastings, and food.
  • Price per person is $159.00 + tax.
  • 2 person minimum.
  • Credit card payment is required at time of booking.
  • Due to the Covid-19 virus, Crush Beer and Wine Tours must change their refund/ cancellation policy as of 4/1/2020. Until further notice if you have to cancel or reschedule we are no longer refunding guests but allowing you to reschedule your tour date asap to confirm your new date is available, OR you can receive a Gift Certificate worth the amount that you have already paid towards any Crush Beer & Wine Tour with no expiration date and rescheduling fees waived. If your tour is cancelled, missed, or rescheduled within 14 days of your original tour date, a re-scheduling fee of $50 will be applies. Please call us at 855-TO-CRUSH to reschedule.
  • On rare occasion, Crush reserves the right to change venues due to availability.

We look forward to seeing you on your next Combo Tour.

City Spirits

Where the city lights shine bright while enjoying your flights.

  • Pick-ups & drop-offs are available at 45 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604 or hotels and B&B’s in the surrounding area.
  • Please inquire about a custom itinerary for groups of six or more.
  • Advance booking is required for daily tours.
  • Last minute inquiries are welcome.

High Falls, Rochester NYThis evening tour runs Wednesday through Sunday and departs @3:30 pm. This 4-hour tour will have 3 stops in total. We will start the evening at Rochester’s first Distillery where you will try their fabulous Vodka, Gin and Moonshine. From there you will enjoy Dinner and Beer at one of Rochester’s newest hidden gems, Sager Beer Works. Finally, finish off the night with delightful chocolates paired with a wonderful wine selection at Chocolate and Vines!

Black Button Distillery

Welcome to Black Button Distilling, the first and finest grain-to-glass Craft Distillery in Rochester, NY since prohibition. Each week Black Button makes 900 bottles of world-class gin, vodka, moonshine, bourbon and more. Every batch is distilled, aged, bottled, labeled, and hand numbered right in their Upstate New York State Distillery.

Sager Beer Works

If you love fresh craft beers, you’re going to love Sager Beer Works. You see, they are not just a craft brewery, they are a “Beer Lover’s Haven” – Where friends and family can meet to eat, drink and just hang out. Got questions? Their knowledgeable staff can talk at length about every craft beer they brew – and tell you the tale behind each and every one. After 20 years, brewing craft beer is their greatest passion – and every ale, stout, lager, pilsner and porter are crafted on-site using only the highest quality ingredients. And speaking of ingredients, you will enjoy a dinner that features only locally grown, artisanal choices selected to enhance your experience.

Chocolate and Vines

Specializing in pairing unique wines with artisan chocolates, cheeses, and desserts. In a cozy environment set in a 1907 Victorian style home. They have a wide variety of wines including Red, White, Rosé, Sparkling, and Fortified. Their philosophy is education, and exposure to wines from around the world. The selection changes frequently, so you will always be able to try something new..

  • As the evening winds down your tour will end back at your original destination point @ 8:30 pm.
  • The City Spirits tour includes a knowledgeable Crush Host, transportation to all of the stops listed above (or alternatives depending on availability), all tastings, and Dinner.
  • Price per person is $154.00 + tax.
  • 2 person minimum.
  • Credit card payment is required at time of booking.
  • Due to the Covid-19 virus, Crush Beer and Wine Tours must change their refund/ cancellation policy as of 4/1/2020. Until further notice if you have to cancel or reschedule we are no longer refunding guests but allowing you to reschedule your tour date asap to confirm your new date is available, OR you can receive a Gift Certificate worth the amount that you have already paid towards any Crush Beer & Wine Tour with no expiration date and rescheduling fees waived. If your tour is cancelled, missed, or rescheduled within 14 days of your original tour date, a re-scheduling fee of $50 will be applies. Please call us at 855-TO-CRUSH to reschedule.
  • On rare occasion, Crush reserves the right to change venues due to availability.

We look forward to seeing you on your next Combo Tour.

Flavors for All

Flavors for all Combo Tour

  • Pick-ups & drop-offs are available at 45 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604 or hotels and B&B’s in the surrounding area.
  • Advance booking is required for daily tours.
  • Last-minute inquiries are welcome.
  • Please inquire about a custom itinerary for groups of six or more.

Feel inspired to savor every flavor on this full day guided tour. As we visit 4 wonderful different tasting rooms, you will be able to experience the flavors of Distilleries, Cideries, Breweries, and Wineries. Door to door service from Area Accommodation, Departure from the Finger Lakes Casino and Race track is at 2:30 p.m. and runs Thursday through Sundays (Sunday times may vary).

Tuition Distilling Company

Tuition Distilling Company is a small craft distillery located in Canandaigua, NY.  Their goal is to capture the uniqueness and beauty of this region in every bottle they make.  Every batch starts with New York State grains and is distilled in their 80 gallon still using custom, hand built, copper columns. The methods they use to produce their spirits might be similar to other distillers but have been developed by them  through experimentation and trial and error.

Casa Larga Winery

You can’t help notice Casa Larga’s stunning vineyard as you take in their pioneering wine making facility. Your structured tastings allow you to discover the diverse portfolio of their award-winning winery.

Star Cider

Founded in 2014, Star Cider sprouted from a love of making hard cider with family and friends and a legacy of cider-making that dates back over three generations. Cider-making is a labor of love that they cultivate by immersing themselves in every aspect of the process. From growing trees, to picking, pressing, blending, and fermenting fresh juice into hard cider. They have learned from experience that being involved in every stage of the cider making process allows them to maintain the highest level of quality and consistency.

Twisted Rail Brewery

Twisted Rail Brewery is a new microbrewery located in the railroad district directly in the heart of the town of Canandaigua! The brand new facility will wow you as you try some of their awesome ales.

  • The Flavors for all tour includes a knowledgeable Crush Host, transportation to Venus listed above and all tastings.
  • Price per person is $159.00 + tax.
  • Credit card payment is required at time of booking.
  • Due to the Covid-19 virus, Crush Beer and Wine Tours must change their refund/ cancellation policy as of 4/1/2020. Until further notice if you have to cancel or reschedule we are no longer refunding guests but allowing you to reschedule your tour date asap to confirm your new date is available, OR you can receive a Gift Certificate worth the amount that you have already paid towards any Crush Beer & Wine Tour with no expiration date and rescheduling fees waived. If your tour is cancelled, missed, or rescheduled within 14 days of your original tour date, a re-scheduling fee of $50 will be applies. Please call us at 855-TO-CRUSH to reschedule.
  • On rare occasion, Crush reserves the right to change venues due to availability.

We look forward to seeing you on your next Combo Tour.

Flavors for All & All For Food Combo

Flavors for all and all for food Combo Tour

  • Pick-ups & drop-offs are available at 45 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604 or hotels and B&B’s in the surrounding area.
  • Advance booking is required for daily tours.
  • Last minute inquiries are welcome.
  • Please inquire about a custom itinerary for groups of six or more.

Feel inspired to savor every flavor on this full day guided tour. As we visit four wonderful different tasting rooms, you will be able to experience the flavors of Distilleries, Cideries, Breweries, and Wineries with a pub style lunch. Door to door service from Area Accommodation, Departure from the Finger Lakes Casino and Race track is at 1:00 p.m. and runs from Thursday through Sunday (Sunday times may vary).

Tuition Distilling Company

Tuition Distilling Company is a small craft distillery located in Canandaigua, NY.  Their goal is to capture the uniqueness and beauty of this region in every bottle they make.  Every batch starts with New York State grains and is distilled in their 80 gallon still using custom, hand built, copper columns. The methods they use to produce their spirits might be similar to other distillers but have been developed by them  through experimentation and trial and error.

The Irish Mafia Brewing Company

The Irish Mafia Brewing Company is dedicated to creating fine quality drinks previously only available to the highest ranks in the Irish Mafia. The specialty of the house is the Mighty Ego IPA. In addition to craft brews, you will enjoy an “elevated” pub lunch featuring burgers and food with an Irish twist.

Casa Larga Winery

You can’t help notice Casa Larga’s stunning vineyard as you take in their pioneering wine-making facility. Your structured tastings allow you to discover the diverse portfolio of their award winning winery.

Star Cider

Founded in 2014, Star Cider sprouted from a love of making hard cider with family and friends and a legacy of cider-making that dates back over three generations. Cider-making is a labor of love that they cultivate by immersing themselves in every aspect of the process. From growing trees, to picking, pressing, blending, and fermenting fresh juice into hard cider. They have learned from experience that being involved in every stage of the cider making process allows them to maintain the highest level of quality and consistency.

 

  • The Flavors for all tour includes a knowledgeable Crush Host, transportation to Venus listed above, all tastings and lunch with a pint of Beer (additional beverages at lunch will be billed to your table).
  • Price per person is $189.00 + tax.
  • Credit card payment is required at time of booking.
  • Due to the Covid-19 virus, Crush Beer and Wine Tours must change their refund/ cancellation policy as of 4/1/2020. Until further notice if you have to cancel or reschedule we are no longer refunding guests but allowing you to reschedule your tour date asap to confirm your new date is available, OR you can receive a Gift Certificate worth the amount that you have already paid towards any Crush Beer & Wine Tour with no expiration date and rescheduling fees waived. If your tour is cancelled, missed, or rescheduled within 14 days of your original tour date, a re-scheduling fee of $50 will be applies. Please call us at 855-TO-CRUSH to reschedule.
  • On rare occasion, Crush reserves the right to change venues due to availability.
Canandaigua Spirits

Enjoy this evening tour that whisks you away through the towns of Canandaigua!

This evening tour departs from The Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack at 3:15 p.m. or hotels and B&B’s along the way. This tour runs from Wednesday through Sunday. This 5-hour tour will include scenic views of downtown Canandaigua. Your tour will include a flight of spirits, at the Tuition Distilling Company, a cheese and wine paring at the award-winning Casa Larga Winery and ending the evening with a flight at The Irish Mafia Brewing Company and a delicious pub style dinner with a pint of beer. Visited venues vary based on days and times tasting rooms are available.

Tuition Distilling Company

Tuition Distilling Company is a small craft distillery located in Canandaigua, NY.  Their goal is to capture the uniqueness and beauty of this region in every bottle they make.  Every batch starts with New York State grains and is distilled in their 80 gallon still using custom, hand built, copper columns. The methods they use to produce their spirits might be similar to other distillers but have been developed by them  through experimentation and trial and error.

Casa Larga Winery

Welcome to Casa Larga Vineyards, located just outside of Rochester, NY in the Finger Lakes Wine Region. For 35 years, the Colaruotolo family has been committed to producing superior, award winning wines, and creating a unique experience for all vineyard guests. You will enjoy a terrific wine and cheese paring as well as their award-winning dessert Ice Wine!

The Irish Mafia Brewing Company

The Irish Mafia Brewing Company is dedicated to creating fine quality drinks previously only available to the highest ranks in the Irish Mafia. The specialty of the house is the Mighty Ego IPA. In addition to craft brews, you will enjoy an “elevated” pub lunch featuring burgers and food with an Irish twist.

 

  • The Canandaigua Spirits Tour tour includes a knowledgeable Crush Host on the Craft Beverage Trail, transportation to all of the Facilities listed above (or alternative Venues depending on availability) and all tastings.
  • Price per person is $164.00 + tax.
  • Credit card payment is required at time of booking.
  • As the evening turns into night your tour will end back at the Pickup location at 8:15pm.
  • Please inquire about a custom itinerary for groups of six or more.
  • Advance booking is required for daily tours.
  • Last minute inquiries are welcome.
  • Credit card payment is required at time of booking.
  • Due to the Covid-19 virus, Crush Beer and Wine Tours must change their refund/ cancellation policy as of 4/1/2020. Until further notice if you have to cancel or reschedule we are no longer refunding guests but allowing you to reschedule your tour date asap to confirm your new date is available, OR you can receive a Gift Certificate worth the amount that you have already paid towards any Crush Beer & Wine Tour with no expiration date and rescheduling fees waived. If your tour is cancelled, missed, or rescheduled within 14 days of your original tour date, a re-scheduling fee of $50 will be applies. Please call us at 855-TO-CRUSH to reschedule.
  • On rare occasion, Crush reserves the right to change venues due to availability.
Seneca Spirits

Enjoy this tour, as we drive along the East Side of Seneca Lake to view the wonderful waterfalls of the region.

This tour departs from The Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack at 10:00 a.m. or hotels and B&B’s along the way. This tour runs from Sunday through Saturday. This 6-hour tour will include scenic views of Seneca Lake’s waterfalls, as we drive along the East Side of the Lake. Your tour will include a flight of spirits, at the Finger Lakes Distilling, a cheese board while enjoying some tasty Craft Beer at Wagner Brewing and finish off with a flight of wine and a fabulous lunch at Ventosa Vineyards while overlooking the Eastern Side of the Lake. Visited venues vary based on days and time, when tasting rooms are available.

Finger Lakes Distilling

Finger Lakes Distilling is an NYS Farm Distillery, which means that they’re a small operation making a handcrafted product. It also means they’re able to devote all their attention to everything they make; they don’t take any shortcuts. There flavored vodkas and liqueurs are made in the traditional manner, by soaking real fruits in the spirit. They don’t add extracts or synthetic flavoring to speed up the process. There, whiskeys rest in oak barrels for as long as they need to, until they mature into the rich aged spirit they offer with pride.

Wagner Brewing Co.

Welcome to Wagner Valley Brewing Company, established in 1997. They are a small craft-brewing operation located in the Finger Lakes region of western New York. The brew system at Wagner’s is an imported 20-BBL German-style, steam fired, four-vessel brew house, specifically designed for decoction mashing. Wagner Valley Brewing Company is unique by adhering to the Reinheitsgebot of 1516, a German Purity Law that states: “Only the finest Malt, Hops, Yeast and Water can be used in the production of beer “. As you enjoy these Craft Brews you will be snacking on a bountiful cheese board made from local cheese shops from the Finger Lakes.

Ventosa

You will taste a variety of flavors found in Ventosa’s wines as you marvel at the view of the vineyards and Seneca Lake. The wine tasting experience at Ventosa Vineyards is second to none. Afterward enjoy a glass of wine and have an enjoyable Lunch hosted by the Cecere Family, at the Toscana Café, while overlooking the 23-acre property on the northeastern shore of Lake Seneca.

  • The Seneca Spirits Tour tour includes a knowledgeable Crush Host on the Craft Beverage Trail, transportation to all of the Facilities listed above (or alternative Venues depending on availability) and all tastings.
  • Price per person is $169.00 + tax.
  • Please inquire about a custom itinerary for groups of six or more.
  • Advance booking is required for daily tours.
  • Last minute inquiries are welcome.
  • As the afternoon turns into evening your tour will end back at the Pickup location at 4:00 pm.
  • Credit card payment is required at time of booking.
  • Due to the Covid-19 virus, Crush Beer and Wine Tours must change their refund/ cancellation policy as of 4/1/2020. Until further notice if you have to cancel or reschedule we are no longer refunding guests but allowing you to reschedule your tour date asap to confirm your new date is available, OR you can receive a Gift Certificate worth the amount that you have already paid towards any Crush Beer & Wine Tour with no expiration date and rescheduling fees waived. If your tour is cancelled, missed, or rescheduled within 14 days of your original tour date, a re-scheduling fee of $50 will be applies. Please call us at 855-TO-CRUSH to reschedule.
  • On rare occasion, Crush reserves the right to change venues due to availability.
Beer & Wine Food Pairing Tour

Come and enjoy our new food paring tour. We will start the day off departing between 10:00-10:30 am from The Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack or pick up at local Hotels in the Victor/Farmington/Canandaigua NY area and B&B’s along the way. We will venture down through the hills of Bristol and Naples for a great scenic ride, and will also be driving past the small shops in the town of Canandaigua. We will visit two local Breweries, a local fan favorite Winery and a wonderful restaurant. You will sample pairings of different styles of beer and wine with food from the Finger Lakes Region at all venues. We will return to the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack or your place of lodging around 4:00pm.

We will only pickup/dropoff in the Victor NY, Farmington NY, and locations around Canandaigua Lake for this tour.

Your Venues include:

Heron Hill

The tasting room on the hill is the sister location of the famous Keuka winery. Enjoy an educational tasting in the renovated Century Barn overlooking the proprietors “Ingle” vineyard. Here we will be sampling five different wines paired with a great variety of cheeses, cured meats, fruit and cracker platter, while being educated by Heron Hills’ Sommelier. What a way to start the day!

Brew & Brats at Arbor Hill

Brew & Brats at Arbor Hill, established in 2011, is a venture built upon the rich historical significance and enjoyment of hops, an integral ingredient of beer. At this fun stop, you will try the Frog Hollow Pale Ale, Turtle Crawl Porter, the Gully Washer Ipa and their seasonal beer. These fantastic brews will be paired with different types of their famous Bratwurst Winemakers Sauerkraut.

The Irish Mafia Brewing Company

The Irish Mafia Brewing Company is dedicated to creating fine quality drinks previously only available to the highest ranks in the Irish Mafia. The specialty of the house is the Mighty Ego IPA. You will enjoy great appetizers, like mozzarella Sticks, pretzel bites, fried pickles and onion rings paired with their own craft beers.

Simply Crepes

For our final stop on the day you will be delighted to have two half glasses of the finest Finger Lakes wine and have them paired with their unique and creative style crepes, the owners, Héroux Family, are committed to a quality dining experience in a relaxed and casual environment, with a menu full of fresh, local FLX ingredients. This pairing will have different menu options along with multiple wines to offer as they use only the freshest, locally homegrown foods for your flavorful Crepes!

 

  • The Beer, Wine and Food Pairing tour includes a knowledgeable Crush Host, transportation to Venus listed above, and all tastings and food pairings, (additional beverages will be billed to your table).
  • Pick-ups & drop-offs are available at the Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack and also central pickup points, Hotels and B&B’s in the Victor/Farmington/Canandaigua NY area and B&B’s along the way.
  • Price per person is $199.00 + tax.
  • Advance booking is required for daily tours.
  • Please inquire about a custom itinerary for groups of six or more.
  • Last minute inquiries are welcome.
  • Credit card payment is required at time of booking.
  • Due to the Covid-19 virus, Crush Beer and Wine Tours must change their refund/ cancellation policy as of 4/1/2020. Until further notice if you have to cancel or reschedule we are no longer refunding guests but allowing you to reschedule your tour date asap to confirm your new date is available, OR you can receive a Gift Certificate worth the amount that you have already paid towards any Crush Beer & Wine Tour with no expiration date and rescheduling fees waived. If your tour is cancelled, missed, or rescheduled within 14 days of your original tour date, a re-scheduling fee of $50 will be applies. Please call us at 855-TO-CRUSH to reschedule.
  • On rare occasion, Crush reserves the right to change venues due to availability.