The Pleasant Valley Wine Company, located near the village of Hammondsport, New York is the oldest winery in the Finger Lakes region. Established in 1860, the winery proudly displays the designation U.S. Bonded Winery No. 1 and has eight remarkable stone buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

While you’re visiting the beautiful Finger Lakes region of New York, plan a trip to the Pleasant Valley Wine Company. You’ll visit the magnificent stone buildings and other structures and equipment original to the winery. The old-world ambiance of the winery is ideally suited to its breathtaking surroundings.



The Pleasant Valley Wine Company has been a trend-setter in the wine-making industry for decades, and it is currently one of the most renowned producers of prestigious and sought-after champagnes in America.

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The Great Western Visitor Center is part of the Pleasant Valley experience, providing an extraordinary place in which guests of all ages will have fun and learn.


The Pleasant Valley Wine Company boasts caves that have been carved deep into the hillside and are used as natural wine cellars. Located in the valley, our winery combines old-world character with modern excellence in wine-making.



Great Western Official Champagne of WGI for 2019

In 2018 Great Western is proud to continue our tradition of being the official champagne of Watkins Glen International.

Great Western Toasts 2019 Inductees to the NYS Writers Hall of Fame

We are honored to again this year provide our award-winning Great Western Champagne to toast the newest entrants into the NYS Writers Hall of Fame.

Sip and Swirl

Pleasant Valley Wine Company was on a special of Sip and Swirl by WSKG In the heart of the Finger Lakes, we find Keuka Lake’s Pleasant Valley Wine Company. This winery was established in 1860 and is the home of the Great Western Visitors Center. To watch the video please visit: WKSG Sip and Swirl