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How Dessert Wine is Made

Grapes for dessert wines are harvested at slightly higher sugar levels than those for table wines. Fermentation is stopped before all the sugar can be converted to alcohol by the addition of brandy. The wines are often aged in oak or stainless steel.Dot

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(Updated: 11/13/12 JLD)

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