Tuesday, May 30, 2006
New Winery Opens in Northern New York
The Associated Press reported from Sacket's Harbor on May 30, 2006, that "a new winery opened its doors to the public last week in Jefferson County. The Yellow Barn Winery in Sackets Harbor has a full line of dry, semi-sweet, and sweet wines.
"It's the third winery in the county, joining the Spookhill Farms Winery in Adams and the Thousand Islands Winery near Alexandria Bay.
According to other sources, a fourth winery in Philadelphia is expected to open in 2007.
"Owner Nicholas Surdo says Yellow Barn has something for just about every wine lover, and some of the best grapes in New York," AP reported.
The address is:
Yellow Barn Winery
18876 County Rt. 66
Watertown, NY 13601
From Rt. 81 North or South, Exit 45
From Salmon Run Mall, go east towards Sackets Harbor on Rt. 3. At the yellow light (the intersection of Rt. 3 and 180) turn left onto Rt. 66, and drive one mile. The 'Yellow Barn Winery' is on the left side of the road.
From Henderson and Westcott Beach
Take Rt. 3 to Sackets Harbor, and turn right on to Rt. 62 (Sulpher Springs Road). At the first intersection, turn left on to Rt. 66. Go 1/4 mile across Mill Creek to the 'Yellow Barn Winery' on your right.
Hours of Operation
May 25th - Labor Day
Sun - Wed: 11 am - 6 pm
Thurs, Fri, & Sat: 11 am - 8 pm