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Dry reds at the heart of this family-run central Pa. winery

This is the eighth in a series of weekly stories that profile Pennsylvania wineries. This article was featured on Pennlive and can be found here. By Paul Vigna | When you open the website for Dalvino Wine Company in Snydertown, the first thing you’ll see is the slogan, “The grape didn’t fall far from the tree.” That […]

Putting Pennsylvania Wine on the Map

We often get the question of what inspired us to venture into the wine business. The answer is simple: put Pennsylvania wine on the map! Our winemaker, Nicco Dalpiaz, transfers his passion for Pennsylvania wines by crafting unique dry wines from Pennsylvania fruit. His end goal: to break down the stereotype that all Pennsylvania wines […]

Residual Sugar in Wine

Residual sugar, or RS, is the measure of sugar present in the wine after fermentation. During fermentation yeast attacks sugar (Glucose + Fructose), and the by-product is CO2 and alcohol (our most favorite.) After this chemical reaction, the measure of fermentable sugars left over is residual sugar – usually expressed in grams per liter (g/L) […]