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Finger Lakes, New York
New York’s Finger Lakes region has the glacier-sculpted landscapes, ideal microclimates, and gifted winegrowers to produce fresh, vibrant, wines, including world-class Rieslings.
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10,000 years ago, glacial activity carved out eleven long narrow lakes known as the Finger Lakes located in central New York.
Established in October of 1982, the Finger Lakes AVA (American Viticultural Area) is the largest wine-growing region in New York State.
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From Riesling to Pinot Noir to Cabernet Franc, the Finger Lakes AVA’s grow some of the world’s premier grapes.
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