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Dessert wine

Colloquial term for alcoholic drinks that are served with dessert, but some are also served as an aperitif (before a meal) or digestif (after a meal). Classic dessert wines are usually sweet wines or products with a high sugar and alcohol content, but they can also be dry wines. Examples of dessert wines include Ausbruch, Auslese, Beerenauslese, ice wine, liqueurs, liqueur wines, Madeira, Marsala, straw wine, Samos, sherry, passito, port, Tokay, Trockenbeerenauslese, Vin doux naturel, Vinsanto, Vin Santo and Vermouth.

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