Finger Lakes Forges Ahead

Riesling makes its mark in this New York wine region
James Molesworth
Issue: February 28, 2013

Vintners in New York's emergent Finger Lakes region have found a formula for success, based largely on Riesling, and they're gaining experience quickly. The latest evidence is the 2011 vintage, when they proved their expertise as heavy rains late in the season made for a tricky harvest. Wine Spectator's James Molesworth explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands January 29, 2013.

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