The Sacramento Bee recently published a wonderful article about Ravines Wine Cellars. Mike Dunne wrote about his visit to Ravines and, much to his surprise, the growing popularity of Finger Lakes wines in the California wine region.
"...Finger Lakes wines aren’t much distributed in California. The competition is keen here, and the cool-climate varietals for which the district is best known, including Riesling, Gewürztraminer, Cabernet Franc, Seyval Blanc ,and Traminette, aren’t much in demand hereabouts.
That accounts for my surprise when, while browsing about the wine department of Corti Brothers not long ago, I came across three varietals from Ravines Wine Cellars, one of the wineries where I’d selected several wines during my first tour of Finger Lakes. ..."
Read the full article here.