White Zinfandel

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A bottle of White Zinfandel from E & J Gallo Winery (California)

White Zinfandel is an off-dry to sweet rosé wine. Originally the result of a stuck fermentation and fortuitous accident, [1] White Zinfandel is made from the Zinfandel wine grape that would otherwise produce a bold and spicy red wine.

White Zinfandel was invented by Sutter Home Family Vineyards winemaker Bob Trinchero in 1975. [1] In 2018, Sutter Home White Zinfandel is represented with 29.1% dollar share of the $300 million White Zinfandel market and 73.1% of the 187 mL (6.3 U.S. fl oz) White Zinfandel market. [2]

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  1. 1 2 "Trinchero Family Wine and the American Dream_Historical Memoir.pdf" (PDF). Dropbox. Retrieved 2019-02-26.
  2. AC Nielsen: All Nielsen Data, 52 weeks ending 1/27/18