Gewürztraminer Wine Information


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Joe Becerra

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  • The Gewürztraminer grape is very popular in France (Alsace) and Germany.
  • Gewürztraminer seems to be growing in popularity in California but there are only a handful of California wineries that produce Gewürztraminer.
  • Gewürztraminer wines come in distinctive tall, thin wine bottles.
  • Gewürztraminer is grown primarily in cooler climates.
  • Gewürztraminer can be made very dry to semi-sweet. Gewürztraminer can also be a late harvest desert wine.
  • The aroma of Gewürztraminer is distinctive. It is a mix of lychee nut, rose petals, peach, and spice.
  • The flavors are delicate with rich spice and fruit flavors of peach, apricot, and tropical fruit.
  • A dry Gewürztraminer is a good match with spicy foods found in many ethnic dishes.

You will find Gewürztraminer on our wine trails at these wineries:

  • Joe Becerra

    Joe Becerra has been traveling to wine country and enjoying wine since 1965. He is a retired educator, and now have the time the opportunity to share his wine travel experiences through this Website.

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