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  • n. Plural form of varietal.


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  • I have been told by GMs and owners around the area that pulling out vines and planting new varietals is an expensive endeavor - prohibitively so for some producers.

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  • The problem with mixing New York state wines into the general varietals is that some stores don't simply offer wine by varietal.

    The New York Cork Report:

  • In a region that doesn't really have one big red grape, like merlot on Long Island for example, the careful blending of varietals is going to be the only way to compete with warmer regions that can consistently ripen grapes like cabernet sauvignon to where they resemble what people are used to drinking.

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  • In the case of many New York wineries, the relative number of cases produced of certain varietals simply does not attract the attention of these mass-distributors.

    Wine Chick Wednesday: I'm in a New York State of Disconnect

  • Yet, when does the occasional bad winter explanation give way to the simple fact that some wineries are unable or unwilling to procure locally-grown grapes of certain varietals?

    The New York Cork Report:

  • Or perhaps grape varietals from the diversity of valleys and coastal areas in Australia.

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  • The estate property is planted entirely in Italian varietals, some not available at any other winery in Southern California.

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  • Mandolina specializes in Italian varietals that tend toward the sweeter side, some tasting of jasmine tea, gardenia, and blueberry. stories

  • Dearden is the general manager and winemaker for the winery and specializes in Italian varietals, including sangiovese, sagrantino, trebbiano and muscat di canelli, as well as more familiar varietals, such as zinfandel, merlot and cabernet sauvignon.


  • However, I didn’t drink wine at all when I began reading their column, and I’m very grateful to them for de-mystifying wine for me as well as writing about non-standard grapes, trends in varietals and all kinds of topics that have opened up the world of wine to me over a period of years.

    American Chardonnay: “simple, sweet, alcoholic and false” | Dr Vino's wine blog


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