Mencía (“Men-thee-ah”) is a medium-bodied red wine grape that produces high quality wines with floral and red fruit flavors. If you love aromatic red wines like Pinot Noir and Gamay, Mencía is definitely worth tasting.
Orange wine is a bit of a misnomer because the it isn’t referring to a wine made with oranges. In fact, orange wine is made with white wine grapes. Find out more about this fascinating wine and where it comes from…
Touriga Nacional (“tor-ee-gah nah-see-un-nall”) is a full-bodied red wine from Portugal with aging potential like Cabernet Sauvignon. This unsung grape variety is most common as a blending grape in Port wine and has only recently been championed as a dry red wine.
Well-made sweet red wines will change your perception of this style. Included to this list are Recioto della Valpolicella (Amarone’s cousin), Black Muscat and Brachetto d’Acqui. Find out about the wines that pair perfectly with chocolate.