There used to be only one way of making Ice Wine (aka eiswein). Grapes were left on the vine months past the traditional harvest, until they were greatly reduced in number, frozen, and shriveled like little icy grape raisins. Only then, in the dark of the Continue reading Iced Wine or Ice Wine? The Difference is Everything.
The Jan. 31-Feb. 28, 2013 issue of Wine Spectator magazine included a feature on New York’s Finger Lakes wine region. Finally! If you don’t subscribe to the magazine, a free, complete list of all rated wines can be found on Wine Spectator’s website. Only wines rated over 75 points are included — a total of 330 wines in all. But unless you live in New York State Continue reading Buy the New York Finger Lakes Wines Rated by Wine Spectator Magazine