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Traminette ranges from dry to semi-dry or even semi-sweet. This medium-bodied white wine is similar to its parent Gewürztraminer. Its floral aromas are met with citrus fruit, a tangy acidity and a touch of spice on the end. This fun, complex wine is great for a lunch outing or appetizers. 



Acres in Missouri:

5% - 85.3 acres

Flavors or tasting notes:

floral aromas with tangy citrus and light spice

Taste Profile:

light-bodied, complex and acidic

Ideal Serving Temperature:

Between 44–55°F

Food pairings:

Grilled chicken, pastas or dishes with cream sauce, seafood or vegetable curry, Muenster cheese, and a variety of Asian and Mexican dishes

Recipe ideas:

Feast Magazine: Thai-Style Traminette-Steamed Mussels

Traminette Chicken Fettucine Alfredo

Illegal Rosé

Traminette Ginger Spritz


 Sweetness Scale:
Sweetness Scale Varietals Traminette.png TRAMINETTE grape cluster



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Late harvest and ice wines are a special type of dessert wines. They are produced by allowing the grapes to stay on the vine past their peak ripeness. As the grape naturally dehydrates, the sugar content becomes more concentrated. Late harvest grapes are typically picked 1-2 months after their normal harvest time.

Ice wine takes things a step further; specifically utilizing grapes left on the vine past the first frost in the fall. This allows them to freeze before they are harvested concentrating the sugar. The grapes are immediately pressed while frozen. Since the water within the grape is frozen, the juice carries more flavor influencing the character and complexity of the wine. Making an ice wine can be difficult since suitable conditions are not always guaranteed.  

Ideal Serving Temperature:

40°F to 50°F

Food pairings:

Gorgonzola, salted or spicy nuts, fruit tart, panna cotta, crème bruleé  

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