Sweet Wines

Sweet Wines

Sweet Wines

The simplest way to make a sweet wine is to harvest grapes late in the year when they have achieved high sugar levels. Many of the world's most famous sweet wines are made using noble rot, a type of fungus which causes the grapes to shrivel and intensifies the flavours and sweetness. It is also common to find sweet wines that have been fortified by adding extra alcohol in the form of brandy or another grape-derived spirit. Sweet wines come in a range of styles and flavour profiles, making them ideal to enjoy at the end of a meal or as a meditation wine.

Key Sweet Wine Regions

Sweet wines are made all over the world, but the most famous examples are Sauternes from France and Tokaji from Hungary where you can buy sweet wine of the highest quality. Sauternes is a small region close to Bordeaux set between two rivers that help to create ideal conditions for noble rot. The grapes for Tokaji wines are grown on a small plateau sheltered by the Carpathian Mountains where noble rot is also a common occurrence. Other important sweet wine regions include the Douro Valley of Portugal for sweet fortified Port wines, sweet Sherry from Jerez in southern Spain, and icewine made from frozen grapes in Canada and Germany.

Sweet Wine Grape Varieties

Sweet wines can be made from almost any grape variety. Sauternes is made from Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, while Furmint is used for Tokaji. In Canada, icewines are often made from the hardy hybrid Vidal variety which can withstand the freezing conditions. Other popular sweet red wine and sweet white wine grape varieties are Muscat, Chenin Blanc, Riesling, and Vouvray.

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  1. Special Price € 12.59 Regular Price € 14.50 Save € 1.91 (13%) € 12.59 Total
    • 2021
    • 750ml
    • White
    • 4.5%
    • Muscat
    • Muscat
    • La Spinetta
    • Piedmont
    • Italy
    Vintage
    2021
    Size
    750ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    4.5%
    Varietal
    Muscat
    Grapes
    Muscat
    Winery
    La Spinetta
    Region
    Piedmont
    Country
    Italy
    • Organic
    • Sweet
    Special Price € 12.59 Regular Price € 14.50 Save € 1.91 (13%) € 12.59 Total
  2. € 10.62 € 10.62 Total
    • 2019
    • 750ml
    • Red
    • 12.5%
    • Saperavi
    • Saperavi
    • Winiveria
    • Kakheti
    • Georgia
    Vintage
    2019
    Size
    750ml
    Type
    Red
    Alcohol
    12.5%
    Varietal
    Saperavi
    Grapes
    Saperavi
    Winery
    Winiveria
    Region
    Kakheti
    Country
    Georgia
    • Organic
    • Sweet
    • Boutique
    € 10.62 € 10.62 Total
  3. € 21.45 € 21.45 Total
    • 2017
    • 375ml
    • White
    • 11.5%
    • Other White Wine
    • Vidal
    • Pillitteri Estates
    • Ontario
    • Canada
    Vintage
    2017
    Size
    375ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    11.5%
    Varietal
    Other White Wine
    Grapes
    Vidal
    Winery
    Pillitteri Estates
    Region
    Ontario
    Country
    Canada
    • Sweet
    € 21.45 € 21.45 Total
  4. € 24.76 € 24.76 Total
    • 2019
    • 375ml
    • Red
    • 14%
    • Valpolicella
    • Valpolicella
    • Zeni
    • Veneto
    • Italy
    Vintage
    2019
    Size
    375ml
    Type
    Red
    Alcohol
    14%
    Varietal
    Valpolicella
    Grapes
    Valpolicella
    Winery
    Zeni
    Region
    Veneto
    Country
    Italy
    • Sweet
    € 24.76 € 24.76 Total
  5. € 12.35 € 12.35 Total
    • 2017
    • 750ml
    • White
    • 12%
    • White Blends
    • Gewurztraminer, Riesling
    • Pillitteri Estates
    • Ontario
    • Canada
    Vintage
    2017
    Size
    750ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    12%
    Varietal
    White Blends
    Grapes
    Gewurztraminer, Riesling
    Winery
    Pillitteri Estates
    Region
    Ontario
    Country
    Canada
    • Sweet
    € 12.35 € 12.35 Total
  6. € 16.51 € 16.51 Total
    • 2018
    • 750ml
    • Red
    • 14%
    • Merlot
    • Merlot
    • Badel 1862
    • Dalmatia
    • Croatia
    Vintage
    2018
    Size
    750ml
    Type
    Red
    Alcohol
    14%
    Varietal
    Merlot
    Grapes
    Merlot
    Winery
    Badel 1862
    Region
    Dalmatia
    Country
    Croatia
    • Sweet
    € 16.51 € 16.51 Total
  7. € 20.35 € 20.35 Total
    • 2017
    • 375ml
    • White
    • 12.5%
    • Malvasia
    • Malvasia
    • Tenuta di Castellaro
    • Sicily
    • Italy
    Vintage
    2017
    Size
    375ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    12.5%
    Varietal
    Malvasia
    Grapes
    Malvasia
    Winery
    Tenuta di Castellaro
    Region
    Sicily
    Country
    Italy
    • Organic
    • Sweet
    € 20.35 € 20.35 Total
  8. € 14.84 € 14.84 Total
    • 2020
    • 500ml
    • White
    • 12%
    • Muscat
    • Muscat
    • Kozlovic
    • Istria
    • Croatia
    Vintage
    2020
    Size
    500ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    12%
    Varietal
    Muscat
    Grapes
    Muscat
    Winery
    Kozlovic
    Region
    Istria
    Country
    Croatia
    • Sweet
    € 14.84 € 14.84 Total
  9. € 12.38 € 12.38 Total
    • 2021
    • 750ml
    • White
    • 5%
    • Muscat
    • Muscat
    • Michele Chiarlo
    • Piedmont
    • Italy
    Vintage
    2021
    Size
    750ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    5%
    Varietal
    Muscat
    Grapes
    Muscat
    Winery
    Michele Chiarlo
    Region
    Piedmont
    Country
    Italy
    • Sweet
    € 12.38 € 12.38 Total
  10. € 16.49 € 16.49 Total
    • 2019
    • 750ml
    • Red
    • 11.5%
    • Rkatsiteli
    • Rkatsiteli
    • Barbale
    • Kakheti
    • Georgia
    Vintage
    2019
    Size
    750ml
    Type
    Red
    Alcohol
    11.5%
    Varietal
    Rkatsiteli
    Grapes
    Rkatsiteli
    Winery
    Barbale
    Region
    Kakheti
    Country
    Georgia
    • Sweet
    • Boutique
    € 16.49 € 16.49 Total
  11. € 23.04 € 23.04 Total
    • 2017
    • 375ml
    • White
    • 11%
    • Other White Wine
    • Vidal
    • Pillitteri Estates
    • Ontario
    • Canada
    Vintage
    2017
    Size
    375ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    11%
    Varietal
    Other White Wine
    Grapes
    Vidal
    Winery
    Pillitteri Estates
    Region
    Ontario
    Country
    Canada
    • Sweet
    € 23.04 € 23.04 Total
  12. € 16.51 € 16.51 Total
    • 2019
    • 500ml
    • White
    • 13%
    • Garganega
    • Garganega
    • Brunelli
    • Veneto
    • Italy
    Vintage
    2019
    Size
    500ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    13%
    Varietal
    Garganega
    Grapes
    Garganega
    Winery
    Brunelli
    Region
    Veneto
    Country
    Italy
    • Sweet
    € 16.51 € 16.51 Total
  13. € 55.31 € 55.31 Total
    • 2018
    • 500ml
    • White
    • 14%
    • Muscat
    • Muscat Blanc
    • Klein Constantia
    • Constantia
    • South Africa
    Vintage
    2018
    Size
    500ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    14%
    Varietal
    Muscat
    Grapes
    Muscat Blanc
    Winery
    Klein Constantia
    Region
    Constantia
    Country
    South Africa
    • Sweet
    • Collectible
    € 55.31 € 55.31 Total
  14. € 15.49 € 15.49 Total
    • 2021
    • 500ml
    • White
    • 12%
    • Muscat
    • Muscat
    • Kozlovic
    • Istria
    • Croatia
    Vintage
    2021
    Size
    500ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    12%
    Varietal
    Muscat
    Grapes
    Muscat
    Winery
    Kozlovic
    Region
    Istria
    Country
    Croatia
    • Sweet
    € 15.49 € 15.49 Total
  15. € 15.67 € 15.67 Total
    • 2019
    • 375ml
    • White
    • 10%
    • Muscat
    • Muscat
    • Bodegas Ordonez
    • Galicia
    • Spain
    Vintage
    2019
    Size
    375ml
    Type
    White
    Alcohol
    10%
    Varietal
    Muscat
    Grapes
    Muscat
    Winery
    Bodegas Ordonez
    Region
    Galicia
    Country
    Spain
    • Sweet
    € 15.67 € 15.67 Total
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