I.M. Pei

Water and wine are the blessings of New York's Finger Lakes region

Water and wine are the blessings of New York's Finger Lakes region

“Turn right at the suit of armor and your chamber is at the top of the stairs,” the check-in clerk said. “And this is the key to the wine spigot.”

Behind a small wrought-iron grill on a second-floor wall of Belhurst Castle, a free-flowing spigot delivers the estate’s red wine to guests overnighting in the grand, turreted 1888 mansion overlooking Seneca Lake.

Upstate New York’s Finger Lakes region is an old-world, unhurried and unpretentious oasis of nature, culture, cuisine and world-class wine.

You’ll visit formal Victorian gardens, museums and galleries,...

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