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Orange Wine search

ShanDeez Nov 6, 2011 10:46 AM

I tried a glass of orange wine at Masten Lake in Williamsburg. While I can't rave about the meal, I was intrigued by the wine. Orange wine is NOT wine made from oranges. It is a wine that has an orange tone to it (close to the tone of a rose), and, essentially, is made from white wine variety grapes, but unlike white wine, the skins are left on during production.
I am wondering if anyone knows of a wine store that has any sort of orange wine selection. I live in Ft. Greene - so the closer the better - but I'll take what I can get!

Masten Lake
285 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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    tex.s.toast Nov 8, 2011 05:25 AM

    Its not an answer to your question (where to find a wine shop near ft greene that carries it) but Roberta's stocks orange wine.

    261 Moore St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

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    1. re: tex.s.toast
      chasamark Nov 9, 2011 12:47 PM

      I have never had orange wine, but I love the odd roses and will certainly look for this. I googled orange wine, nyc and found among other things an Eric Asimov piece from the NY Times that mentions about 6 diff specific wines. when in doubt google, SHanDeez. good luck.

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