Collection: Zinfandel

Zinfandel FAQs

What is Zinfandel Wine?

Zinfandel wine is a type of wine made primarily from the Zinfandel grape variety. It is one of the most versatile and widely planted grape varieties in California, where it is particularly associated with regions such as Sonoma County and the Central Coast. Zinfandel is also grown in other wine regions around the world, including Italy, where it is known as Primitivo.

Is Zinfandel sweet?

Zinfandel wines can vary in sweetness levels, but the majority of Zinfandel wines are typically made in a dry style. "Dry" in the context of wine means that the wine contains very little residual sugar and is not perceived as sweet on the palate.

Is Zinfandel red or white?

Zinfandel is a red wine grape variety, and the wines produced from this grape are typically red wines. Zinfandel wines are known for their bold and rich flavors, dark color, and versatility in producing a wide range of styles, from light and fruity to full-bodied and robust. While there is also a rare white variety of Zinfandel grapes used to make White Zinfandel wine, the vast majority of Zinfandel wines are indeed red.

What is White Zinfandel?

White Zinfandel is a style of wine made from the Zinfandel grape variety, but unlike traditional Zinfandel red wines, White Zinfandel is a pink-colored wine classified as a rosé.

Is White Zinfandel Sweet?

White Zinfandel is typically sweet. It's known for its slightly sweet taste, fruity flavors, and easy-drinking style. The sweetness in White Zinfandel comes from the residual sugar left in the wine after fermentation. This residual sugar gives the wine its characteristic sweetness, making it appealing to those who enjoy sweeter wine styles.