Which Has More Sugar, Red or White Wine?


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Red wine contains more sugar than white wine. Red wine has 1.5 grams of sugar in every glass while white wine contains just 1 gram of sugar per glass.

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Which Has More Sugar, Red or White Wine?
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Anyone seeking a wine that does not contain a lot of sugar needs to choose a dry wine. Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling are examples of very dry white wine. Pinot Noir and Cabernet are examples of dry red wines. For those who prefer a sweet wine, port wine is the best option. Sweet wines, such as port, are often referred to as dessert wines because they pair well with cakes and pies.

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