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Aussies call them 'Stickies'

We call them dessert wines but the Australian term captures the glutinous sweetness of these wines better. Some people think that sweet wines must come from sweet grapes. 542 more words

9 A Love Of Wine & Cheese

Cleanliness is next to ... success

One of the biggest killers in the greenhouse at this time of year is grey mould, also known as botrytis. More accurately known as Botrytis cinerea… 224 more words

Diseases And Wildlife

A Guide to Sauternes and Ice Wines

These wines are late harvested, when mists are created in the humid fall, causing a mold to attack the grapes. The trick, which requires considerable skill, is to harvest the grapes, which now look like raisins, at exactly the right moment, before the grapes become useless.

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