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Why Sweet Wine Isn’t As Bad As You Think

Today’s post is about sweet wine, in particular why it is not as bad as its reputation is. I live in Germany and in this country there is a general prejudice against sweet wines. It is not uncommon that wine drinkers who prefer sweet wines are not taken seriously by fellow wine lovers. While all sweet wines have a tough time in Germany, red sweet wines have a particular bad reputation.

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2007 Trabucchi d’Illasi – Passito Sparavieri – IGT Veneto

It is about time that I finally publish this wine review but I have been quite busy over the last months so excuse the delay! A sweet wine from the Veneto Northern Italy, especially the Veneto, is famous for many great red and white wines like Amarone della Valpolicella or Soave Classico. However, many high-quality

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Dessert and wine pairing suggestions

After having a conversation with Suzanne about Ben Rye, a Passito di Pantelleria, and possible dessert pairings, I decided that this was a good occasion to write a more detailed post about pairing desserts with wine. Suzanne writes a fantastic food blog. Why don’t you give it a visit? Maybe you find your favorite recipe

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