Ravines Wine Cellars doesn’t “try to be everything to everyone, which, to be honest,” said New York Cork Report, “is a refreshing change from so many of the Finger Lakes wineries.” Born and trained in France, Morten Hallgren specializes in elegant, dry, food-friendly wines made in the traditional French style while his foodie wife, Lisa, offers exquisite wine-friendly food pairings and wonderful events featuring the work and products of artisans from throughout the region.
In recent years, Ravines has had a wine named to Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines multiple times and the winery, itself, has been named to Wine & Spirits Magazine’s Top 100 Wineries in the world multiple time as well.
Tasting Room, Ravinous Kitchen
Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gewurtztraminer and Sauvignon Blanc
Most Popular Wines:
Estate Dry Riesling, Dry Riesling White Springs Vineyard, Maximilien (Bordeaux style blend), Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc
Vintage Sparkling Brut and Brut Rosé wines (using chardonnay and/or pinot noir grapes, made in ‘methode traditionelle' champagne method where the wines are hand-riddled on the lees for several years and only release the wines 7- 9 vintages later; a late harvest vintage vignoles wine and small batches of port and sherry-like fortified wines