Category Archives: Terminology

Pet-Nat – Wine Term of the Week

Thanks to ‘The Wine Guy’, Bob Trimble for an online thread he posted on this topic. I had to actually look it up as it wasn’t familiar to me. Though I’m usually the last one to admit it, I don’t … Continue reading

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Chambourcin – Wine Term of the Week

Maybe I’m a little biased but I’m a huge fan of this locally grown red variety. Sometimes referred to as “Pennsylvania Zin”, Chambourcin (Pronounced SHAM-bore-sin) flourishes in this part of the country. The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail, Pennsylvania’s fastest growing … Continue reading

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Ice Wine – Wine Term of the Week

The most basic definition of ice wine … a dessert wine made from grapes that are frozen on the vines. Ice wine tends to be very sweet due to the large concentration of sugar in the frozen grapes. It is … Continue reading

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Flight – Wine Term of the Week

A wine flight is a tasting of multiple wines for the reason of comparison. Flights are popular in wine bars and are a great way to determine ones favorite traits among wines with similar characteristics. Flights are normally three to … Continue reading

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