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Test Your Vintelligence! 21 June 2016

22 Jun, 2016 | by Winerist


Our weekly Vintelligence question! How good is your wine knowledge?

Do you know which wine is produced by cooking it in the heat?

1. Which wine is produced literally by ‘cooking’ it in the heat?

Madeira

Madeira wines are traditionally left in barrels under the heat of the sun to ‘cook’ and oxidise as a pasteuriation technique which would prepare the wine for long sea journeys. Nowadays the natural sun heating process is only used for the best Madeiras.

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