A burgeoning producer of premium wines, British Columbia, Canada, features five main wine growing regions: Okanagan Valley, Vancouver Island, Fraser Valley, Similkameen Valley and the Gulf Islands. Located about a four-hour drive from Vancouver in south central British Columbia, Okanagan Valley features more than 100 wineries.
Under that skin, the pulpy part of a white grape is the same color as that of a red grape. The skin dictates the end color for red wine, which differs from the white’s color determinates.
There are countless numbers of red grape varieties in the world, some able to make wine, others suited for the Welch’s factory. The wine market focuses on about 40 – 50 different grape varieties.
Technically, a rosé is an “unfinished red wine”, Rosé is a different sort of wine, with all the refreshing qualities of a white wine mixed with some characteristics of a red.
The basic tenets of the traditional method are only three grapes are used – Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier & secondary fermentation
occurs in the bottle.
Dessert wines are a delicious and decadent way to end a meal or pair with cheese. And there are so many to choose from – Port, Sherry, Sauternes, Tokay… many styles at different price ranges.
Choosing the perfect wine really depends upon personal tastes. You can do research on the vineyards, what was a good year for a particular wine, etc. but the bottom line is what do you like.