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Evan Dawson a Two-Category Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Award Finalist


NYCR readers already know that our managing editor Evan Dawson is an extremely passionate, talented story teller and that his book Summer in a Glass, captures the essence of Finger Lakes wine country better than any book before it. Today, I’m proud to let you all know that we’re not the only ones taking notice — he’s been named a Louis Roederer International Wine Writers’ Award Finalist in both the “Emerging Wine Writer of the Year” and “International Wine Book of the Year” categories. Congratulations to all of the finalists — but let’s be honest, we’re pulling for you to win…

Ravines Wine Cellars Acquires White Springs Winery Vineyards, Production Facility in Significant Expansion


Ravines Wine Cellars has closed on a deal to acquire the White Springs production facility, along with 42 acres of vineyards at the Geneva site. The deal includes an additional 19 acres not under vine. Owner Morten Hallgren explained that the deal is an acquisition of selective assets, not a merging of the two brands. White Springs owner Carl Fribolin will keep the White Springs Winery brand, along with the White Springs tasting room located on State Route 14. Ravines will custom-make wine for White Springs, which Hallgren had already been doing. Ravines will construct a tasting room within the existing…