The Challen family has happily owned Cayuga Ridge Winery since 1991. Tom's background in the grape and wine industry spans 30 years, from its beginning in the Niagara Peninsula of Canada to the pristine growing conditions of the Finger Lakes. Tom utilizes his knowledge of winemaking, along with a natural creative flair, which enables him to create unique wines with subtle
Susie brings an added dimension to the team, with her 30 years of retail and design experience. A master of culinary delights, she is constantly on the lookout for a new addition to the eclectic Cayuga Ridge gift shop, or chatting away with customers behind the bar.
Mary Jane, Katie and Andrew are all also involved with this family affair. They're often found assisting in the retail area, getting dirty in the vineyards, or lending a hand in the cellar! These people love what they do - so come out for a visit and see what Cayuga Ridge Winery is all about!