The 17 Best Non-Alcoholic Wines Of 2022
Whether it’s for health-related reasons or otherwise, giving up alcohol doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a glass of (non-alcoholic) wine every now and again. Forget sugary-sweet, non-alcoholic knock-offs that resemble doctored grape juice. The zero-proof wine market has come a long way in just a few years, and it’s now ripe with interesting, complex-flavored options that promise to intrigue your palate just as much as their alcoholic counterparts.
Dry German Riesling: An Eternal Conundrum
Riesling is among the most transparent of grapes, one of the best at expressing the distinctive character of vineyards in which the grapes are grown.
Mosel Wine Growers’ Focus On Soil Health Improves Wine Quality
Soil type has long played a key role in viticulture. However, limited scientific understanding beyond type paved the way for destructive farming to the vast microbial world living within the soil. Nik Weis, owner and winemaker o fWeingut Nik Weis – St. Urbans Hof, believes the introduction of industrial agrochemicals and soil cultivation into Mosel viticulture destroyed the microbial soil balance of the storied wine region.
The Best Orange Wines for 2022
To say that interest in the orange wine category has exploded over the last few years would be a complete understatement. But while its popularity in the U.S. may have begun as a growing trend among natural wine enthusiasts, its diverse flavors have been treasured around the world for ages.
The Best Orange Wines to Drink Now
There are no oranges in orange wine. And no tangerines, tangelos, mandarins, clementines, ponkans, blood oranges, Buddha’s hands, or sumo citruses (citrii?) either. Not a one. Orange wine instead is the popular way of referring to what’s more technically, albeit clumsily, called “skin-contact white wine.”
Just Getting Into Wine? These Are The Best Wines To Get You Started
The world of wine is a vast and marvelous place to explore, below is a list of wine in every price range to get wine drinkers of every age even more excited about wine.
15 Nonalcoholic Wines That’ll Let Ya Sip Without the Hangover
There’s nothing wrong with imbibing a lil bit every now and then, but if you’re looking for a way to enjoy a glass of vino without feeling like trash the next day, then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re pregnant, sober, the designated driver, or not looking to get turnt on a weeknight, the best non-alcoholic wines will let ya sip pretty without having to worry about any of the negative side effects. And as a bonus, plenty of them taste just as good (if not better!) than the real thing.
Germany Is A Hotbed Of Young Wine Talent
In my experience, wine professionals are extremely generous. Wine is all about sharing, after all, and drinking it alone can be a pretty miserable (or disconcerting) experience. Asked to donate to a charity auction, for example, wine producers and collectors tend to rally round. But there is another rather brilliant way of helping others. German superstar wine producers Klaus Peter (KP) and Julia Keller have dreamt up a way of being altruistic that could be copied by any wine producer, at minimal cost.