Orange wines: A brief guide to the latest wine trend

THE WEEK | “First, there are two types of orange wine: one that results from oxidation and another that is the result of contact with grape skins. Eileen M. Duffy, author of Behind the Bottle: The Rise of Wine on Long Island, explained the former: “Imagine you cut an apple in half, put it on the counter, and it started to turn brown — this is what happens with some orange wines and sherry. The sugars and enzymes react to the oxygen so that the wine exposed turns orange.”
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