It’s December and time to play a bit. I’ve not reviewed fruit wine in the past, and it seems that Christmastime is a good time to do so. After a bit of research, I choose to visit Matt Haas of Dubuque Heritage Winery as he uses fresh fruit or juice (not concentrate) to make his wines. I selected a cherry and a raspberry wine since this is all about Christmas. Angela Jones joined me in the tasting and her thoughts are included.

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John, now retired, will continue to write about wine and craft beer. He now has more time to enjoy both beverages and plans to visit more places that grow grapes and produce wine with an occasional brewery along the way.


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