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How Blush Wine is Made

Blush wines, such as White Zinfandel, White Grenache or White Cabernet, are in contact with the skins for a very short period—usually six to eight hours, a process referred to as limited maceration. Fermentation is halted before all of the sugars can be converted to alcohol, giving these wines a slightly sweeter or off-dry taste. The other two methods of producing rosé wines are pressing and bleeding. Read more.Dot

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