WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (June 24, 2021) – Watkins Glen International today announced Glenora Wine Cellars as the Official Sparkling Wine of Watkins Glen International in a multi-year partnership that will bring the winery’s Brut Sparkling Wine to Victory Lane at the famed road course through 2023.
“The sparkling wine spray is an iconic victory celebration and Glenora Wine Cellars is iconic in the Finger Lakes wine region,” said WGI President Michael Printup. “We’re excited to welcome them to The Glen and we know our race winners will be honored to celebrate with their sparkling wine.”
Glenora Wine Cellars was the first winery located on Seneca Lake, opening in 1977. In addition to its award-winning wines, Glenora Wine Cellars also offers visitors a beautiful view of the vineyards from the Inn at Glenora Wine Cellars and their restaurant, Veraisons.
“We are very pleased be the ‘Official Sparkling Wine of Watkins Glen International’ as Glenora Wine Cellars has had a long history of partnerships with all types of racing from cars, motorboats, to sailboats,” said Gene Pierce, President of Glenora Wine Cellars. “It is an honor to have our Brut Sparkling Wine featured at this historic track, that is so invested in the Finger Lakes wine industry.”
The winery’s Sparkling Wine will be featured in the celebration of all races at The Glen, beginning with this weekend’s IMSA Sahlen’s Six Hours of the Glen, June 24-27.
Watkins Glen will then host the IMSA WeatherTech 240, July 1-2, and fans are welcomed to both IMSA race weekends with general admission access. The Glen will host its NASCAR Go Bowling at The Glen weekend Aug. 6-8.
To purchase IMSA or NASCAR race tickets, camping and additional information, call 1-866-461-RACE or visit TheGlen.com. Fans can view the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedules and purchase tickets at nascar.com/tickets.
About Watkins Glen International
Located within five hours and 300 miles of 25 percent of the U.S. population, Watkins Glen International is the premier road racing facility in North America, four-times voted “Best NASCAR Track” by readers of USA Today. Keep up with The Glen on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. For tickets, camping, and additional information, call 1-866-461-RACE or visit www.TheGlen.com.
2021 Watkins Glen International Schedule
May 21-23 – Ferrari Challenge North America
June 18-20 – SCCA Majors Super Tour
June 24-27 – IMSA Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen
July 1-2 – IMSA WeatherTech 240 at The Glen
July 9-11 – Masters & HSR Race Weekend
August 4-8 – NASCAR Go Bowling at The Glen
September 9-12 – Hilliard U.S. Vintage Grand Prix
September 16-19 – GT World Challenge America
October 29-30 – Finger Lakes Beer Festival Presented by Chemung Canal Trust Co.
2021 Watkins Glen International NASCAR Weekend Schedule
August 6 – Clean Harbors 100 at The Glen ARCA Menards Series Race
August 7 – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race
August 7 – NASCAR Xfinity Series Race
August 8 – NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glen
About Glenora Wine Cellars
A pioneer in the renaissance of the Finger Lakes wine industry, Glenora Wine Cellars has been producing award-winning wines for over 42 years. In 1977 Glenora Wine Cellars was the first winery to open on Seneca Lake. Today, in addition to the winery and tasting room, the beautifully-groomed 40-acre estate offers the Inn at Glenora Wine Cellars, with 30 rooms overlooking the spectacular vineyards and Seneca Lake, and Veraisons Restaurant, offering gourmet, locally-sourced dishes. For more information, visit www.Glenora.com.