Rochester event center

Is the frigid winter weather getting you down? Warm up with a hearty glass of wine paired with gourmet pizza, chocolates, and authentic European desserts. Rochester, NY offers an array of options for wine connoisseurs, or for friends and couples simply enjoying a relaxing night out. Don’t miss out on these exciting, local opportunities:

Enjoy Discounted Wine-Making Classes

Join the Lake Ontario Winery for some of the most exciting and unique Rochester events. The winery hosts two hour wine-making classes, providing patrons the opportunity to craft 2.5 or 5 gallon wine kits. The winery boasts two separate locations, with current discounts on wine-making classes available on Groupon. The promotional rates include classes, wine tasting, and a specialty gourmet pizza.

Celebrate Rochester Art With Painting and Wine

Inspired by Rochester art galleries? Try your own hand at painting with local franchise Painting With a Twist. The official webpage sheds light on the innovative business: “The concept pairs instructional art with friends, wine, and a lively instructor to produce individual works of art.” Locals can host a private party, or register for a variety of open classes. Classes paint landscapes, cityscapes, abstracts, animals, iconic buildings, flowers, and more — while sipping and sharing wine. The franchise appeared in international and Rochester news — with mentions in Women’s Day, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, and features on CNN, Fox, and CNBC News. Entrepreneur Magazine recently honored Painting With a Twist as the number one sip and paint franchise in the U.S.

Step Into a Renovated Historical Home; Enjoy Decadent Chocolates and Fine Wines

Residents can step inside a beautiful historical home with crystal chandeliers to enjoy fine wines and chocolates. Local restaurant Chocolate and Vines offers a unique spin on food in Rochester. Diners can choose from chocolate truffles, chocolate mousse, mascarpone, and a selection of 100 beers and wines.

Don’t miss out on some of best Rochester has to offer. Visit the wineries, attend the art classes, and indulge in the fine wines and chocolates locals, and Rochester newspapers, can’t stop talking about.