Tasting Terms 

How to talk about wine

Zucchero

Italian for sugar. Zuccheraggio means residual sugar.

Zinfandel

One of California’s most well-known grapes. It actually grows in very few places outside California. Zinfandel has a thick mouthfeel and strong...

Zero Dosage

Dosage is the mixture of sugar, wine and sometimes brandy that is added back to Methode Champenoise wines to create the sparkle through secondary...

Zesty

A wine that’s invigorating.

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