The Different Types of Wine

If you aren’t a wine expert or a wine enthusiast, you probably would know that there are several different types of wine. That’s right – red wine and white wine have different categories underneath them. We want to show you what those 8 types of wine are. Read and follow. Cabernet Sauvignon: - It originated in France and it is a full-bodied red wine which is popular across the globe. - Its Alternatives are Bordeaux Blend, Cabernet Franc, Carménère, Merlot, and Sangiovese. Chardonnay: - This wine is full-bodied and comes from France. It usually tastes creamy and buttery and it is Burgundy’s white wine. - Its alternatives are Sémillon and Viognier. Zindafel: - This wine comes from Croatia and is a medium-bodied wine. - Its alternatives are Grenache (aka Garnacha), Tempranillo, Rhône Blend and Carignan. Syrah: - This France-originated, full-bodied wine. They are usually blended with Grenache and Mourvèdre, to make Rhône Blend. - Its alternatives are Malbec, Petit Sirah, Monastrell (aka Mourvèdre) and Pinotage. Pinot Noir: - This wine comes from France and it is a dry light-bodied red wine. - Its alternative is Gamay (aka Beaujolais). Pinot Gris: - North Italy and France are where this dry light-bodied wine originates from. - Its alternatives are Muscadet, Albariño and Soave. Riesling: - This wine is an off-dry aromatic white wine, which comes from Germany. When it is sweet and around 9% - 10% ABV, it was considered as a low alcohol wine. - Its alternatives are Muscat Blanc (aka Moscato), Torrontés, Torrontés and Gewürztraminer. Sauvignon Blanc: - This dry light-bodied white wine comes from France. - Its alternatives are Verdejo, Colombard, Vermentino and Grüner Veltliner. Try them out and see if they tickle your fancy. We can offer you professional grade wine storage for your wine collection and we can also get advice about storing your wine at home. Give us a call to discuss the climate controlled and secure wine storage options we have available to keep your fine wines safely stored in our wine storage facility in New Jersey.



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