Our Team of Driver/Guides

Jerry Snyder

jerryJerry has lived in the Finger Lakes for 32 years, retiring after 40 years in retailing. He and his wife are proud grandparents of soon to be four grandchildren.  Jerry has been driving for Grapevine Country Tours for 13 years, and enjoys sharing what he has learned about the great wines served in the Finger Lakes.  He loves meeting new people and making sure they have a great day on the Wine Trail.

 

 

 

Rob Gladden

rob_croppedRob has been driving for us for five years since retiring as the president of the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce. Originally from Massachusetts, he is a Vietnam vet and a graduate of the University of Massachusetts. Rob has held a variety of positions in his career, even running a zoo for five years! He enjoys meeting people and helping them get the most out of their Finger Lakes experience.

 

 

 

 

Linda Davis

lindaLinda moved to the Finger Lakes area from Rochester, NY when she was 22 years old.  She fell in love with the hills, lakes and peaceful lifestyle.  Linda spent 1 season working for Fox Run pouring wine, and 5 years working for the Finger Lakes Grape Program.  In her spare time she  gardens and hikes.  Linda enjoys matching people with wines that she thinks they will enjoy.

 

 

 

 

 

Marty Acee

marty_croppedMarty  retired from a local pump company after 37 years  and has enjoyed touring the finger lakes to experience the local wines for the last 30 years. He grew up in an Italian household with a grandfather who made wine and had a wine cellar in the basement. Marty decided to start a second career as a tour guide to show visitors the wine trail and it’s world class wines.

 

 

 

Charlie Wilson

 charlieCharlie Wilson is a graduate of Mynderse Academy in Seneca Falls and Cornell University, far above Cayuga’s waters.

His career was journalism and he worked 5 years with the Geneva Times (now the Finger Lakes Times) and 33 years with the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. In retirement, he enjoys driving visitors in the Finger Lakes and introducing them to the wonderful attractions of our region.

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