Many hounds aren't wild about drinking wines on the sweeter side, but they use them to good effect in both savory and sweet cooking.
A lightly sweet wine is good for braising sauerkraut, according to Will Owen, either with bacon as a side dish, or as part of a full choucroute garni. buttertart steeps prunes in sweet wine and uses this as an accompaniment to pork chops or roasted pork. miss louella loves the results so much when she uses a sweet wine in risotto that she buys sweet wines solely for that purpose.
Discuss: Half a bottle of too-sweet Riesling