Sommeliers & Wine Geeks Alike Sing Praises of Low-Alcohol Wines

on 05/09/10 at 7:04 pm


You’ve heard it’s the Summer of Riesling, right? As we wind up our Fall Preview week here at Grub Street, we turn to a wine trend that’s becoming more noticeable both in restaurants and in wine journalism over the last year or so: extolling the virtues of low-alcohol wines.

Boozenews note: Also, the lower the alcohol, the lower the calories. If you want to calculate your intake, here’s the math: a gram of protein or carbohydrate has 4 calories and a gram of fat 9. A gram of alcohol has 7.

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