Types of Wine
Learn about wine by getting back to basics. And remember, you can always ask your local Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits team to help you learn even more.
Red WineRed Wines
Discover the difference between light- and full-bodied red wines.
White WineWhite Wines
Including the difference between oaked and unoaked Chardonnay.
Sparkling WineSparkling Wines
Bubbles! Learn all about Champagne and sparkling wine.
Dessert WineDessert Wines
Port, Moscato, Riesling—learn about our favorite dessert wines.
Brut: This affordable sparkling wine has a pale yellow color and extra-fine bubbles for a smooth finish. Its flavor is described as smooth, subtly sweet, and harmonious with aromas of fresh butter and cake.
Sparkling Rosé: This light and refreshing sparkling rosé wine has flavors of red berries like cherries and strawberries, but is also mellow and well-balanced.
Large with slightly sloping sides
Not as tall, but much wider
Long and narrow
Rounder with a larger opening.
Smaller with a narrow mouth
Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip90-point ratings are posted to help guide customers in buying decisions. Ratings are assigned on a 100-point scale based on quality, style, and market appeal. Look for these signs in your Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits department, and remember, we're always happy to chat about your preferences. Cheers!