Est. 1962

Dr. Konstantin Frank ignited the "Vinifera Revolution", a movement that forever changed the course of wine growing in the Finger Lakes and the United States. Dr. Frank’s vision, knowledge and determination are credited with elevating the New York wine industry from a state of happy mediocrity to a level that today commands world attention.

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In 1962, merely a decade after arriving in America, Dr. Frank founded Vinifera Wine Cellars.


The Frank family is proud to have carried Dr. Frank's legacy on through four generations.

Our Wines

Dr. Konstantin Frank

The Dr. Konstantin Frank line of wines was started by Dr. Konstantin Frank ...

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Chateau Frank

In the early 1980's, Willy Frank set out to continue his father's (Konstant...

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Salmon Run

Coming from a "pioneering" family, Fred Frank was determined to continue h...

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Our Philosophy

Our approach to great winemaking is generational with each Frank...

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