Answer: There are different types of sweet wines. Ice wine and mascotto or muscat are 2 types of dessert wines. Ice wine is mostly from Canada and northern part of Main. Muscatto or muscat can come from all over the world. A German Riesling can depend on the wine maker and when the grapes where picked as to how sweet it will be. In my oppinon thoes or the best sweet white wines. There are sweet reds too.
Answer: Older wine tastes better than new wine because the older wines have had a chance to ferment and as a result the sweetness of the wine increases. Another reason could be that they have been ages in barrels and have absorbed some of the oak flavor.
Answer: Unfortunately, this question is too broad to answer. Reds and whites each run the gammet of dry to sweet. A white Muscat will have a higher sugar content than a red Cabernet Sauvignon, but a red Merlot will have a higher sugar content than a white Sauvignon Blanc. There must be a specific varietal comparison to help you find what are are looking for.
Answer: He adds no sugar to the grape juice in the process of fermentation.
Adding sugar to the unfermented grape juice is called chaptilisation and is used to increase the final alcohol content of the wine. To make a dry wine the winemaker will allow the fermentation process to continue until all the sugar has been converted to alcohol.
Answer: According to me, there is no substitute for Maderia wine, as theyare Portuguese. But if you are looking for other red wines or whitewines, you can trust Winesaver.com.au (online store). I preferpurchasing from them as they stock wines from across the globe andsource them from notable vinyards.
Answer: In my estimation, the "best" (however you determine that quality) red, sweet wine would be "Soft Red" by Oliver Winery in Bloomington Indiana. Although "best" is very subjective, no one I have ever introduced this sweet wine to has ever come away unimpressed. They also make a "Soft White" that serves quite well on its own. Not available everywhere but typically very reasonable in price where it can be found. Try it, make your own determination
Answer: Wine is assumed to contain Alcohol in the bible. From a historic perspective Wine was seen as safer than water as the Alcohol prevented sickness that was spread by untreated water. The poor had to drink unsafe water while the richer people drank wine.
Answer: Charles Shaw is a brand of "extreme value", bargain-priced wine. Largely made from California grapes, Charles Shaw wines currently include Cabernet Sauvignon, White Zinfandel, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc, Shiraz, Valdiguie in the style of Beaujolais nouveau, and limited quantities of Pinot grigio.
Answer: The host tastes the wine first after the waiter opens the bottle of wine. If the Host approves, then the waiter serves the guests - ladies first. then ends serving the host. the waiter/ somellier only tastes the wine if the host complains that something is wrong with the wine
Answer: A wine opener commonly utilizes a wine corkscrew, however not all wine openers have to be manually operated. A wine corkscrew instrument is usually manually operated by the user to achieve the same objective as that of a wine opener, which is to open the wine bottle.
Answer: The difference between personalized wine and regular wine is simply that either the wine, the label, or both were made special order by someone, or it is just a regular bottle of wine purchased at a store. Personalized wines and wine labels are popular for weddings.