Tag Archives: Dessert Wine

Sweet on Local Dessert Wines

When exploring the greatly improving local wine scene, it’s easy to focus on dry table wines – the most dramatic improvement – and lose sight of dessert wines. Stickies have always been a staple of local wines, but they are … Continue reading

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Coppo Brachetto d’Acqui Passione 2006

Most of the Brachetto wines I tasted for my column this week in The Washington Post were bright, fruity, delightfully fun wines, spritzy with bubbles and deliciously sweet. The Coppo Passione 2006 ($28) was more complex, more serious. Its color … Continue reading

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