Tag Archives: Dessert Wine

• Winemakers & Educators Discuss The Case For More Sweet Wine

Winemakers & Educators Discuss The Case For More Sweet Wine

International symposium explores production challenges and sales opportunities. Consumption and sales of sweet and dessert wines in the United States are at a historical low point as a percentage of overall wine sales, but some industry experts believe there is potential for expanding market share in this category by re-educating and re-introducing consumers to high-quality […]

• Mother Nature dictates time to harvest frozen ice wine grapes & it's early this year

Mother Nature dictates time to harvest frozen ice wine grapes & it's early this year

If you found these grapes, brown and frozen like rocks, in the dark recesses of your refrigerator, you’d probably throw them out. Bob Mazza knows better. Since 1984, he’s been making ice wine, a specialty dessert wine, pressed from frozen-on-the-vine grapes that are prized for their concentrated sugar content.Mother Nature, not the growers, dictates the […]

• Top 10 Trends in Wine for 2010

Top 10 Trends in Wine for 2010

Do you want to know what’s hot in the wine world? Here are the top 10 trends: 1. Rosé Wine 2. Grower Champagne 3. Metropolitan Wineries 4. Natural Wines 5. Fruit days, Root Days… 6. More Wine Drinkers in America 7. Screwcaps & Box Wines 8. Lower Alcohol Wine 9. Biodynamics & Eco-Friendly wine 10. […]