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  1. insanitykim
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  2. Understanding Orange Wines 2: Georgian Amber Wines; Pheasant’s Tears Rkatsiteli, Vinoterra Kisi | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] region, but instead of using them in the way traditional to contemporary white wine making, as discussed on Friday, the grapes are left in contact with the skins during fermentation. But, the Georgian Amber wine [...]

  3. Understanding Orange Wines 3: Italian Orange Wines: Gravner Breg, Vodopivec Classica, Bea Arboreus, Coenobium Rusticum | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] taken as fundamental to orange wine production, in actuality it is not necessary to the process. Maceration with white grapes is definitive of orange wine, with the use of anfora being only one possible way to produce such [...]

  4. Understanding Orange Wines 4: Abe Schoener’s Scholium Project: The Prince in His Caves 2010, San Floriano Normale 2006 | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] There was a kind of textural quality common to each set that differed from that of the other. Orange wines vary so much from the kinds of wine most people are used to it can be challenging to describe the [...]

  5. Thinking Frank Cornelissen: Considering Wine’s Natural Drinking Window via Munjebel 7 White & Red, and Contadino 8 | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] lack of filtering as well. As a result the wine carries a substantial tannin level for a white wine (it’s basically an orange wine to be quick about it), and also has a hefty amount of sediment. Matt Kramer of Wine Spectator even went so far as to [...]

  6. For the Friends: Wonderful Wines with Specogna and Toblar | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] with the family’s Rovata–a bean soup made with fermented turnip that stole my heart. The Ramato had the pleasing tannin effect and overall almost crunchy texture of the long skin contac… with nutty, light date, lime zest and maple notes alongside the salt mineral notes common to the [...]

  7. New York’s Own Channing Daughters 2008 Meditazione | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] Chardonnay, Friulano, Muscat Ottonel, and Pinot Grigio in a full maceration production process. As has been discussed here previously, the extended skin contact chosen in producing this wine allow…. The result of which carries a wonderful tongue grip tickle sensation in the [...]

  8. Wine Review Comics: The Current Palmina Portfolio | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] the same fruit at the same time from the Honea Vineyards, the Subida is an orange wine style Tocai Friulano made with 36 days of skin contact, no SO2 or CO2, little punch down, and gross lees [...]

  9. clare
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    Nice work lady!!! : ) hope you new digs are perfect in every way … happy harvest

  10. Erin Socha
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    A most excellent blog post from The Wine Mule regarding Orange wine:

    http://www.winemule.com/2011/10/orange-fourth-color.html

  11. The Butterfly Effect: How the death of a fad gave birth to beautiful color in wine, Part 2: Variety, Terroir, and Mind Scrambling | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] To read last year’s series explaining Orange Wines beginning with how they’re made, then their presence in Georgia, Italy, and California, begin here: Understanding Orange Wines Part 1: A Quick and Dirty Look at How They’re Made and What Their Tanni… [...]

  12. The Butterfly Effect: How the death of a fad gave birth to beautiful color in wine, Part 1: Considering Recent History | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] To read last year’s series explaining Orange Wines beginning with how they’re made, then their presence in Georgia, Italy, and California, begin here: Understanding Orange Wines Part 1: A Quick and Dirty Look at How They’re Made and What Their Tanni… [...]

  13. The Butterfly Effect: How the death of a fad gave birth to beautiful color in wine, Part 4: Surveying Technique, Terroir | Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews

    [...] To read last year’s series explaining Orange Wines beginning with how they’re made, then their presence in Georgia, Italy, and California, begin here: Understanding Orange Wines Part 1: A Quick and Dirty Look at How They’re Made and What Their Tanni… [...]

  14. Ten Orange Wines » andré darlington

    [...] So-called ‘orange’ wines are white wines that are made like red wines.  Because the juice sees extended skin contact, the wine turns an orange-y hue.  For a nice visual explanation of this process see here. [...]

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