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What Is Orange Wine?

Updated: Jan 10


Why is Georgian Orange wine amber?


Georgian Amber white grape juice wine acquires its name because of the natural wines colour rather than its contents. The skin-contact wines of amber coloured wine are produced by applying the same winemaking method as red wine but using white grapes - the grape skin is left on during fermentation which produces tannins, thus making the wine appear the amber colour.


If you have never heard of this wine, that's all right, since the wine trend is still relatively new. However, London's top wine restaurants already have amber wine on their wine lists.

Georgian Amber wine, besides the colour, the natural, organic process of making wine gives an interesting nuance of flavour, a mature savoury element which makes this wine a great choice for pairing with foods, unlike South Africa wines and pinot grigio!, Georgian white wine grapes are the best for wine drinkers.


Soft Tannins can smell quite funky, cider scent and smell of fruit when made using traditional wine-making techniques (fermented with the grapes natural yeasts and having no added sulphites or filtration) First-timers of Georgian Amber wine should start with the less challenging wines, like the ones recommended here. Having an open mind so as to be seduced by the charms of this wine type in the summertime.


Amber wine is made from white wine varieties that have spent some maceration time in skin contact with the white grape skins.


The segregation layers of making orange wine

Amber wine is made from white wine varieties that have spent some maceration time in skin contact with the white grape skins.


The skin contact tradition method in Georgia (known for its 8000 years of winemaking) is to leave the grapes macerating for around 6 months, with all seeds and skin together to do the natural work of making the wine.


Traditional methods of making wine show that white wine is made by pressing grapes and immediately transferring the juice to a fermentation vessel, red wine ferments the juice, skins and seeds altogether.

Newcomers to these drinks according to the sun are finding it difficult to find these on the supermarket shelves, searches for Orange wine Aldi, wine Tesco and wine Waitrose with having to search deeper to find a good supplier.


Henry's Wines and was born in Georgia has travelled to Georgia in search of the best winery that produces natural orange wines. Finding the best ones for you and bringing them back to the UK. These are now stocked in his online shop and ready for safe delivery to your doorstep.

Orange wine is good with rich and fatty dishes (they are perfect with roast pork or anything deep-fried) while their depth of flavour sits really well with North African, Middle Eastern, Indian and Korean spices, as well as with Eastern European cuisines.


There's often a flavour of quince about orange wines that makes it a natural match for eastern Mediterranean and middle-eastern, especially Georgian, food. (Many of them are, of course, produced in Georgia.) Here are the ingredients and types of dishes I think pair with this wine best - many of which often appear in conjunction with each other Think roast aubergine, grilled aubergine, any kind of smoky aubergine like baba ghanoush.


Walnuts really need a category of their own though this aubergine and walnut dish may be the perfect wine pairing More savoury than fishy and deeply umami and on those grounds perfect with this wine.

Each wine tastes different depending on grape variety and method of manufacture, but all have a greater depth and richness than normal white wines .


"There is something shocking about amber wine, I can't deny it" Recent research shows that interest in amber wine is booming, with searches increasing by over 400% since this time last year.


Henrys Wines "a British wine importer" have a large selection of Georgian wines in their online wine shop including the wine style of orange wine which has been made in the UK at Henry's Marani in Plumpton.

Why is Georgian wine Amber, "Orange? This is because this type of wine, organic wine is named because of its colour rather than its aromatic wine contents. It is not made with oranges, it is made from white grapes that are processed using the red wine methods of winemaking, which create tannins that give the orange colour to the skin-contact white wine. Orange wines are fairly new products to the wine industry but the growth of interest in amber wine is booming. Top London restaurants have some orange wines on their wine lists now. Shops and supermarkets are catching up. Henry's wines have exclusive offers amber, orange wines that are imported from Georgia which is known as the birthplace of traditional orange winemaking techniques. Orange winemaking style, grape skin contact wine produced using the white winemaking

The types of wine, Georgian wines found online are not Conventional Rose wines, Sauvignon blanc, Chenin Blanc, Pinot Gris and Golden wine. These are conventional wines and are not to be mistaken with the Georgian style of wine which does not have an orange wine taste.

Have you seen the special offers Georgian Amber wine yet? If you have then let us know in the comments what your thoughts are on this wine.

Get your oranges wines that have been in contact with white grape skins and not actual oranges or orange rinds. The wide variety in bottle of wine will be perfect for any English wine enthusiast. Find your perfect food wine at henryswine.co.uk.


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