Is Orange The New Rosé ?




Will orange wine threaten the domination of rosé?


What Is Orange Wine?

Orange or amber-colored wine.

  • How: The color of wine comes from the skin of grapes. White wine is made with NO grape skins; Orange wine ferments with the skin of white wine grapes, creating an orange hue.
  • Taste: “notes of hazelnuts, almonds, citrus fruits (even oranges!) and dried fruits.”

Doubting Orange Wine?
Read This On Rosé:

“No one cared about it, no one thought about it, no one drank it…
A winemaker maybe had some leftover grapes or something that
didn’t ripen and that was what the rosé was. No one was going out
and saying, ‘I am going to make great rosé.”

Rajat Parr, sommelier, reflecting on "the pink wine" in the 1990s.

Rosé sales climbed more than 50% last year. Orange Wine may sound new, but Michelin says it's actually one of the oldest forms of wine. Although it recently reemerged as a topic du jour, folks have debated its place for years. Will you give it a try?

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