Abottle of red, a bottle of white. It all depends upon your appetite.”
Those are some of the lyrics to Billy Joel’s song, “Scenes From an Italian Restaurant,” but they also represent today’s state of mind when it comes to dining out in the wine and grape-growing region surrounding New York’s Finger Lakes.
Located in central New York, the Finger Lakes region once was looked upon as less than full-bodied when it came to producing wines of real merit. Today, the region’s wine indust