The Funky, Floral Rise of Orange Wine in Texas

The Funky, Floral Rise of Orange Wine in Texas

orange wines central market southoldAfter near-complete obscurity, the oldest wines in documented history are making a comeback. Called amber wines in the country of Georgia, where they originated eight thousand years ago, orange wines, as they are often called today, are moving into some of Texas’s hottest new restaurants and wine bars. A handful of Texan wineries are even making them now.  At Bar & Garden Dallas, managing partner Julie Buckner Lane says she has seen a “steady influx of interest” in orange wine, particularly after it was featured in season two of Netflix’s Dead to Me, a dark comedy centered on two women who tank up on wine. A neighbor comes over with a bottle, and Jen, the tragicomedy’s irascible main character, responds: “What the f— is orange…View Original Post

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