Grüner Veltliner vs Chenin Blanc: Distinctive White Wines

Chenin Blanc vs Grüner Veltliner makes sense when you taste them separately. They’re both fresh white wines. Grüner Veltliner is a dry, lean, citrus-driven white wine with high acid. Chenin Blanc has lower acid with pear and melon and less intensity. Grüner is dry; Chenin Blanc can be dry to sweet. TL;DR: These are very […]

How Is Rose Made?

Who doesn’t love an uncomplicated glass of chilled rose wine on a lazy afternoon?  There are four ways to make rosé wine: maceration, direct press, saigneé, and blending. Winemakers choose one method over the other based on the pink wine style they want to make, and in some regions, tradition. Here’s what you need to […]