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5 Different Types of Wine

Knowing these 5 types of wine and their characteristics will help you navigate a wine menu with confidence and poise. From red to white, sweet to dry, learn about the various types of wine to help you make informed choices.

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Syrah Rose

Fulkerson Winery

2021 Syrah Rose

Seneca Lake | United States

Exhibiting flavors of berry and red fruit, this delightfully balanced rosé will be sure to please. Pair with cheese, salads and good company.

Strawberry undertones with a soft grapefruit finish

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Standing Stone Vineyard Blanc de Blanc

Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

2018 Standing Stone Vineyard Blanc de Blanc

Seneca Lake | United States

It is lively and bright with a sophisticated and spectacular mousse and mouthfeel.

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Barrel Assyrtiko

Domaine Sigalas

2020 Barrel Assyrtiko

Santorini | Greece

A tightly structured, concentrated, dry white. Lots of vanilla, citrus, pineapple and melon wrapped in a mineral, salty acidity. This wine, with the overlay of oak, seems much bigger than the big regular Santorini ...the richness seems matched by the wine's depth and overall demeanor. This rolls around the mouth and coats the palate nicely.

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Nero d'Avola

Cantine Colosi

2019 Nero d'Avola

Sicilia | Sicilia

Soft and round on the palate.

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