Sheldrake Point Winery was founded in 1997 by Chuck Tauck and Bob Madill, who continue to operate the Winery. The company is licensed as a New York State Winery and owns and operates a 155 acre farm located on the shores of Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes, a vineyard of 44 acres planted to Vinifera vines, and a winery producing 11,000 cases. In 2011, Sheldrake Point Winery expanded its presence in the Finger Lakes by opening a second tasting room, on Seneca Lake in the town of Hector.
Sheldrake Point Winery has been named the 2009 and 2010 N.Y. State Winery of the Year and among the Top 100 Wineries by Wine & Spirits
for two consecutive years.