Most wine sold in supermarkets and wine shops is dry. Dry wines have become popular because of their complexity and ability to pair with food. However, if made well, sweet wines can be just as complementary and complex. The best sweet white wines are some of the most prized wines in the world. Winemakers make… Continue reading White Wine Ranked by Sweetness – Sweet Wine Lovers Paradise
Drinking too much can give headaches. But did you know certain wines can give the same headaches? White wines, in particular, can cause more headaches than red wines. So let’s find out how white wine causes headaches and how to cure them. How does white wine cause a headache? Sensitivity to Sulphites White… Continue reading White Wine & Headaches: Everything You Need to Know
Although wine is made from grapes, this doesn’t necessarily mean that wine tastes like grapes. Many wines are known for having specific fruity, grassy, herbal, and even earthy notes. One of the most popular fruits in the flavor profile of white wines is apples. It’s a very specific flavor that you can immediately notice if… Continue reading Which White Wine’s Have Apple Taste & Flavor Notes?
Describing the intricacies, the multitudes of aromas, the endless number of tastes, and varieties of wine would take an entire course of Wine-ology. Let us dive in. How would you describe the taste of white wine? When thinking about how to describe the taste of wine, remember these four categories: The fruit level, the… Continue reading A White Wine Description For Those Who’ve Never Tasted It
Take a heated boiling pot of water, pour it over a bag of green tea and allow the cup to seep for a minute or 5. That first sip you take, that ‘dry effect’ comes from what wine experts call tannins. When referring to wine vintages, experts refer to higher tannin wines as full-bodied. All… Continue reading Which White Wines Are Low in Tannins?
Decanting a white wine is rather easy compared to decanting red wine. This is mainly because white wines, in general, have significantly less – if any – sediment build-up than a red wine has. White wines create more tartrate crystals than sediments. These aren’t harmful. However, they leave an unpleasant taste and texture. Decanting a… Continue reading Decanting White Wine