The Great Sweet Wines of America


America’s winemakers from California to Virginia are producing some of the finest sweet wines on the market. We tasted hundreds of sweet wines for Report # 27 Sweet Wines of the World and found a number of American wines that rank among the best in the world. Below we present the International Wine Review’s Ten Best American Sweet Wines. The top ten include wines from California, Oregon, New York, and Virginia. Our reviews of all the delicious American sweet wines we tasted are published in the article America’s Best Sweet Wines on our website.

International Wine Review’s Ten Best American Sweet Wines

• Grgich Hills Estate 2008 Violetta Late Harvest Napa Valley 94
• Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars 2008 Bunch Select Late Harvest
Riesling Finger Lakes 93
• Linden 2006 Late Harvest Petit Manseng Virginia 92
• Bonny Doon Vineyard 2007 Le Vol des Anges Arroyo Seco, Monterey County 91
• Carol Shelton 2006 Sweeter Caroline Trousseau Gris Late Harvest Russian River Valley 91
• Navarro Vineyards 2010 Muscat Blanc Cluster Select Late Harvest Anderson Valley Mendocino 91
• Navarro Vineyards 2006 White Riesling Cluster Select Late Harvest Anderson Valley Mendocino 91
• Barboursville Vineyards 2002 Malvaxia Passito Monticello Virginia 91
• Adelsheim 2008 Deglacé Willamette Valley 91
• Quady Winery NV Starboard Batch 88 California 91

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