We attend tastings throughout the Northeast to select thevery best wine values for our customers. We feature a vast assortment of wine in all price ranges from emerging wine producing countries such as Spain, Argentina, Chile and Portugal.
Wines from United States, France, Italy, New Zealand and Germany are all well represented at Westfield Spirits at prices that can’t be beat! If we don’t stock your favorite wine, we’ll do our best to special order it for you.
There are about 40 important types of red wine grapes grown in the world today. The color of the wine actually depends on contact with the skin of the grapes, not the color of the grape. If you separate the grape from its skin soon enough after picking and you can make a very white red wine. For example, most wines made in Champagne are white wines made with a significant proportion of red grapes.
There are 50 major white grapes grown in the world today, 24 in California alone. Although there are dry and sweet whites, they tend to be light and fruity. Click here to learn more about the differences between red and white wine.
Fortified wines are wines to which spirits have been added to raise the alcohol content. The greatest of these wines are the Port wines from the Douro region of Portugal, and Sherry from a region of Andalusia in southern Spain.
Several varieties of wine can be made with the same grapes as regular reds and whites. But using different techniques produces some different wines.
Some examples of these varieties are: