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…Pomegranates are now used to make wine?

Pomegranate Wine

Pomegranates are one of the hottest trends in the food industry. Full of antioxidants and vitamins, the pomegranate is gaining popularity for its health benefits as well as its taste. Now, an Israeli winery has created the first pomegranate wine. Pomegranates usually don’t have enough natural sugars to ferment into alcohol on their own, but the family that created the wine worked for years to create a fruit that was sweeter than any other pomegranate variety, and thus suitable for wine making. So far they have created a dry wine, a dessert wine, a port wine, and a rose style wine, each with its own distinct taste and characteristics. Plans include export to the US, so be on the lookout for pomegranate wine at your local wine shop, and try a little something different the next time you’re in the mood for some vino.

[Rimon Winery]

[Via: Luxist]