Category: Muscat

  • Ice wine

    A Guide to Dessert Wines

    Dessert wine has been in great demand for quite a while now, and its characteristic sweetness makes it mysteriously charming. How best to take dessert wines remains a bit of a puzzle considering its high alcoholic content as well as sweetness, but one thing that has never been in doubt is its richness in taste.

    While a lot of people like to refer all wines that generally accompany desserts as a dessert wine, others are of the school of thought that dessert wines can be taken alone or even with other sumptuous food. However, the United States wine industry defines the dessert wine as any wine that has alcoholic content measuring over 14% by content. This definition can be concluded to be the most definitive, and it’s safe to say fortified wines and unfortified wines fall within this class. Continue reading

  • Semillon grapes

    10 Popular White Wine Grape Varieties From All Over the World

    Riesling, Chardonnay, and Sauvignon Blanc are by far the most popular white wine grapes in the world. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t any other excellent white wine grapes as much popular. But for some reason, they are not much familiar to folks.

    Here we will go through the best white wines worldwide, the regions that produce them, as well as, what they bring to the table in terms of acidity and flavors. Continue reading

  • Kosher wine exhibits a broad cultural history

    Kosher wine – what are your options for passover?

    Kosher wine has been experiencing a tremendous rise in popularity for a few decades now. This is partly because of its expanding selections found in online stores and various retail outlets. History and culture also contribute to its reputation - people are curious to find out what exactly is in this wines that a Rabbi must supervise its production. The history of kosher wine  dates back to the Passover feast thousands of years ago, and this is alluring to many with an eye for history. Continue reading

  • Muscat wine pairs brilliantly with desserts

    Muscat wine – the sweet floral gem of muscato

    Amazingly, the Muscat grape family includes in excess of 200 different grape varieities belonging to the Vitis vinifera species, being used in wine production (and even as raisins and table grapes) for centuries. Due to the wide range of grape varities in the family, Muscat can produce a dazzling array of muscat wine. Continue reading