Saratoga Springs is known for spectacular summer events at the Saratoga Race Course, SPAC, The Saratoga Casino & Raceway. While these well-known events and activities aren’t available to us this summer, we are lucky to have access to the natural beauty around the Saratoga Spa State Park, local trails and hikes, and the historic mineral springs throughout the city. When you are looking for something to do after a fun filled day, and just want to relax with a drink in your hand, check out the 5 best tasting rooms in Saratoga Springs! With so many things to do in Saratoga, we promise you’ll find the right beer or wine to cap off your day of fun.
- Saratoga Winery
Saratoga Winery has become a destination for locals and tourists alike. Enjoy over 15 hand crafted wines from NY grown grapes as part of our tasting room experience. Knowing that wine is not in everyone’s taste, Saratoga Winery also has 8 local craft beers on tap that change weekly and a selection of bottled craft beers and ciders. Recently added to the tasting room is a selection of hard liquors from Saratoga Courage Distillery, Upstate Distillery and Black Button Distillery. There is something for everyone so stop by and find your new go to local drink!
- Olivia Vineyards
Olivia Vineyards combines their love of horse racing with good wine. With wines like Trifecta Red, Winners Circle White and Post Time Peach, you can see why this tasting room is on everyone’s list for things to do in Saratoga. Stop by and sample these amazing local wines and learn a little more about how each got their name.
- Thirsty Owl
Thirsty Owl Saratoga tasting room features some of the nationally acclaimed wines produced by a family out of Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes. Learn all about the grapes, wine making process, and the wine itself with one of their educational wine tastings and at the end sample some amazing local NY wines. For a relaxing evening, this is a great place to find a garden view and amazing wines.
- Druthers Brewery
The Druthers Brewery tasting room is right in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs. With over 21 rotating beers on tap, you will be sure to find something to excite those taste buds. When you’re looking for things to do in Saratoga, enjoying a flight of Druthers local craft brew has to be on the list. Their philosophy “We choose to make great beer” and we can’t agree more!
- S. Taylor & Sons
R.S. Taylor & Sons opened their second tap room in Saratoga Springs. With rotating beers and hard seltzers on tap from IPAs, Stouts, Brown Ales and hard seltzers this local favorite will have you looking to fill growlers and crowlers to take home.
See why Saratoga Springs is on of the best places in Upstate New York to call home. With us, you’ll always find unique luxury apartments with unparalleled access to the community and lifestyle you deserve. Contact us to schedule a tour so you can enjoy all the things Saratoga Springs has to offer.