813 Auburn Road
Groton, NY 13073
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About Us

Great moments start with the best ingredients.

A magical location spread over 13 acres in the middle of Wine Country, minutes from Cayuga Lake.

Imagine a gorgeous ceremony set against the backdrop of our beautiful 80 year old apple orchards. Say your vows and stroll through the boxwood English gardens to our circular gardens set against the massive pines. Butler styled passed hors d'oeuvres await you, champagne is bubbling...

“The first day of the rest of your life”

The hallmark to our wedding receptions and ceremonies are the attention to details. Our culinary experiences are unmatched in the finger lakes and we ensure that your guests are met with the best of ingredients to fuel your memories. Modern American Cuisine supported by the best local ingredients ensures a formula for a magical event!

We take care of everything so you don’t have to! Food, Wedding Cake, Alcohol, Rentals, Linens, China, Bridal Suite, Ceremony Location, Wedding Coordinator and professional staff are all supplied by the John Joseph Inn. Plus we have an extensive list of preferred vendors for the best local florists, photographers and entertainment to complete your day.

“Our Priority is your dream”

We want to ensure that your special day is just that - Yours! We are happy to customize your day!


Languages Spoken
Guest Capacity
Up to 300
Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 100
Guest Capacity - Outdoor
Up to 300
Outdoor Ceremony - Uncovered
Outdoor Reception - Covered
Outdoor Reception - Uncovered
Reception Guest Capacity - Indoor
Up to 100
Reception Guest Capacity - Outdoor
Up to 300
Onsite Venue Services
Ceremony SiteDestination Wedding PackagesFull Bar AvailableFull Service Wedding PackagesNumber of Events at a TimeOnsite CateringOnsite Overnight AccommodationsOnsite ParkingOnsite Wedding CakeOnsite Wedding Coordination
Venue Style
AntiqueCountryDestinationFairy TaleTraditionalVictorian
Venue Type
Inn / B&B