Wine Wizard Answers the Question: Are All Rieslings Sweet?

The most common reaction I get when asking friends about Riesling is: “Riesling is too sweet!” Sure, Riesling wines can be sweet, but quite often they’re far from it. Dry Rieslings are some of the most popular food-friendly wines available. Their natural acidity triggers a mouth-watering reaction that goes perfectly with many foods. My goal here is to offer basic clues to identify dry Rieslings.
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Summer Recommendations from Our Local Wine Wizard

Suggesting there’s anything hidden about Spanish wine is a bit odd. Spain is a large country with more acres of vines planted than anywhere in the world, and the list of great wines is a mile long. That said, Spain often plays third fiddle behind France and Italy. But Spain is full of amazing wines and is home to two of my favorite wine regions in the world, Galacia and Priorat. These two regional gems produce incredible wines.
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Woodbury Wine Wizard

In no way are the wines of southern Italy new. As a matter of fact, they are some of the world’s oldest, going back centuries to the Roman Empire. However, they are experiencing a resurgence here in the U.S. that offers consumers new and exciting choices. Wines of northern Italy have dominated shelf space for years, and for good reason. Barolo, Brunello, Chianti, Prosecco and Amarone are household names. They deserve to be!
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Woodbury’s Home Wine Cellars

For those of us who like wine, it’s nice to have a bottle on hand at all times just in case the occasion calls for it. But what if you want a few more options?

Home wine cellars can range from a small space under the stairs to full-blown, climate-controlled rooms, and there are some of both right here in Woodbury. Here we feature two wine cellars to give you some ideas if you’re considering starting your own collection, and show that wine is more than just a special occasion drink.

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