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In June, Ravines and the Finger Lakes region received a big nod of confidence from The Wine Advocate’s Finger Lakes critic, Mark Squires. He wrote about Ravines, “One of the stars in the region, Ravines makes everything well, including reds. This was a stunning group, perhaps led by the amazing sparkler at a great…(Read More)

On Sunday, January 27th we released an 11 year aged wine, Flor, with an extravagant wine dinner in our cellar room. Master Sommelier and renowned chef, Christopher Bates, created the menu and prepared dishes to pair with Flor and other Ravines wines. As a study and big proponent of fortified and oxidized wines…(Read More)

Bright and elegant with aromas of white flowers, lemon pith, and a touch of honey. Generously textured on the palate with a good acidity and pronounced minerality. We are excited to announce the release of our new sparkling wine, a 2008 Blanc de Blanc. This wine is made with 100% Chardonnay grapes from our Argetsinger…(Read More)

Each year, Wine & Spirits Magazine chooses 100 wineries from around the world as hallmarks of the industry. Ravines Wine Cellars was selected for producing a variety of high quality wines.  Land Baron:  Since moving to New York’s Finger Lakes in 1999, Denmark-born Morten Hallgren and his wife, Lisa, have…(Read More)

Late Harvest wines are produced by leaving the grapes on the vine one to two months longer than normal, which allows the grapes to become dehydrated and thus sweeter due to higher concentrations of sugar.  Workers covered the rows of grapes with netting to prevent the birds, deer and other critters from eating the…(Read More)

Last Sunday, January 15, Ravines kicked off its “Chef and Winemaker” series with a vertical tasting of 5 vintages of Ravines Meritage. Attendees had a chance to do a side-by-side tasting of the 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 vintages, and winemaker Morten Hallgren surprised everyone by bringing a couple of bottles of the…(Read More)

In its December 31, 2016 issue, Wine Spectator selected Ravines Wine Cellars’ 2014 Dry Riesling as one of the Top 100 Wines in the world.  This is the 4th time a Ravines wine has been selected to be on this prestigious list, following our 2012 Argetsinger Vineyard Dry Riesling, 2012 Dry Riesling, and 2009…(Read More)

Wednesday, November 9, 2016  New York Times wine columnist Eric Asimov’s annual Thanksgiving wine panel column featured 10 wines, including Ravines’ 2013 Pinot Noir.   Ravines 2013 Pinot Noir The pinot noir reminded me … of a trousseau from the Jura…pale-colored, subtle and reticent on its own… fresh, herbal flavors come…(Read More)

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