Category: Chardonnay

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    Ice Wine – Demystified and Explained

    Ice wine is made from frozen grapes that are pressed while still frozen. When the frozen grapes are pressed, they release only one or two concentrated juice per grape. As a result, the juice is quite sweet, often twice sweeter than in any typical dry wine. Plus, its acidity levels are a bit on the high end.

    The harvest doesn't begin until January and can even sometimes happen in February. Grapes are harvested while frozen, at night, and are instantly transported to the winery to be pressed. The grapes must be frozen before being pressed. Continue reading

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    The Best Wines of Argentina

    Long gone are the days when Argentian winemakers focused more on quantity over quality. The most notable change came from passionate winemakers like Catena Zapata and Familia Zuccardi, who have introduced Argentinian wines across the world.

    Here’s a list of the best Argentinian wines we've had the pleasure of trying. The demand for these wines is off the chart and from what we have seen, it is not going to stop any time soon. Continue reading