Dessert Wine

    The Scoop on Sweet Wines

    …Riesling grapes, photo by Stefano Lubia If your sweet tooth is crying out for a sip of something sugary, dessert wine offers the slightly classier, more adult sugar fix than popping open a can of soda. Wine novices often think that sweet wines contain sugar additives, but that’s simply not the case. In fact, there are many different styles…

    By The Alcohol Professor

    Refugio Ranch: A Haven of Calm After the #WBC14 Storm

    … Nectar de Refugio – a honeyed, complex dessert wine that was a wonderful end to a wonderful day. Interesting fact – in spite of a drought over the last three years, the region and vineyard is on target for another great harvest year and no one can explain why. The climate is unique – Jeff talked about letting the wine “hang out.” It takes patience…

    By Dallas Wine Chick

    2011 Domaine de Durban Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise Dessert,...

    … 2011 Domaine de Durban Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise Dessert, please? Pretty please? Apricot vanilla creme. Meyer lemon. Ramune Japanese soda. Lychee. Coconut. Some powdered calcium-type qualities on the palate. 3/5 bones $$ Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains 15% abv Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise (Rhône), FRANCE …

    3 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

    10 Best Valpolicella Wines to Buy Now + 5 Surprising Facts about Valpolicella

    … Valpolicella, like Chianti, is a style of wine from a specific region of Italy bearing the name Valpolicella. Valpolicella is not an actual grape variety. You’ll find my most recent Valpolicella  reviews and ratings here. 5 Surprising Facts about Valpolicella: The grapes that are typically used to make Valpolicella include Corvina…

    2 readers - By Natalie MacLean

    Love stinks – Oregon dessert wine and blue cheese

    … Dessert wine is not patio wine. Instead think of dessert wine in a different context. And one of my favorites is in terms of blue cheese. The post Love stinks – Oregon dessert wine and blue cheese appeared first on Northwest Whites. …

    6 readers - By Northwest Whites