Over the past couple of weeks, I introduced you to the wonderful world of non-grape fruit wines crafted from fruits and berries grown in Maine’s coastal region and in other parts of the Eastern United States. These non-grape wines are made from pear, apple, blackberry, raspberry, strawberry and many others. Sometimes these wines are combined with certain local grapes, or flavors like chocolate, for interesting blends. Some “regular” wine grapes — and many grapes grown only in America’s north and east — are staples in east coast wines.
If you’re a grape-wine aficionado, what would you want to know in order to try, or even switch to fruit wines? [Read more…]