Wine Making


The 10 Best Wine Shows, Films & Documentaries The 10 Best Wine Shows, Films & Documentaries The 10 Best Wine Shows, Films & Documentaries The 10 Best Wine Shows, Films & Documentaries

The 10 Best Wine Shows, Films & Documentaries


'Somm' documents the journey of four rising sommeliers as they prepare for the daunting Master Sommelier exam to become part of the Court...

Soil Types and the Wine Grapes That Grow Best in Them Soil Types and the Wine Grapes That Grow Best in Them Soil Types and the Wine Grapes That Grow Best in Them Soil Types and the Wine Grapes That Grow Best in Them

Soil Types and the Wine Grapes That Grow Best in Them


Soil is the most misunderstood component of viticulture and is one of the main factors, along with climate, that determines the quality of...

How Fortified Wine is Made How Fortified Wine is Made How Fortified Wine is Made How Fortified Wine is Made

How Fortified Wine is Made


A fortified wine is a wine that has a higher content of alcohol, or alcohol by volume content (ABV), achieved through the addition of a...

Winemaking 101: How Basic Wine is Made Winemaking 101: How Basic Wine is Made Winemaking 101: How Basic Wine is Made Winemaking 101: How Basic Wine is Made

Winemaking 101: How Basic Wine is Made


Exactly how is wine made? Modern wine making is both an art and a science. Once the grapes are crushed and pressed, the free run juice or...

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Cooperative Growers go Organic with Syrah Grapes


The grape Syrah also known as Shiraz originates from the Rhone region in France. Most red wines from the Northern Rhone are made from...

Why the 2016 Argentine Harvest was One of the Worst in History Why the 2016 Argentine Harvest was One of the Worst in History Why the 2016 Argentine Harvest was One of the Worst in History Why the 2016 Argentine Harvest was One of the Worst in History

Why the 2016 Argentine Harvest was One of the Worst in History


The 2016 Argentinian varietal harvest has only recently been completed - more than one month late in certain parts of the country. The...

What to Expect On a Vineyard Tour What to Expect On a Vineyard Tour What to Expect On a Vineyard Tour What to Expect On a Vineyard Tour

What to Expect On a Vineyard Tour


Even though wine grapes are an agricultural product, on a vineyard tour, you won’t feel as though you need to wear overalls and boots like...

From Vines to Vino: The Process of Making Wine From Vines to Vino: The Process of Making Wine From Vines to Vino: The Process of Making Wine From Vines to Vino: The Process of Making Wine

From Vines to Vino: The Process of Making Wine


At a mid-sized vineyard in Tuscany, south of Florence, a group of vendemmiatori (pickers) gather for the day's production armed with...

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British Wine Business Is Booming


Wine trade in the United Kingdom has progressed over the years. Wine producers are becoming more experienced in the business of making wine...

Basic Tools For Making Homemade Wine Basic Tools For Making Homemade Wine Basic Tools For Making Homemade Wine Basic Tools For Making Homemade Wine

Basic Tools For Making Homemade Wine


For processes like fining, filtering, aging and bottling, you'll need carboys, acids, corks, bottles, a hydrometer and more to make sure...

Bienconvino - The Wine Specifically Designed for Food Pairings Bienconvino - The Wine Specifically Designed for Food Pairings Bienconvino - The Wine Specifically Designed for Food Pairings Bienconvino - The Wine Specifically Designed for Food Pairings

Bienconvino - The Wine Specifically Designed for Food Pairings


Bienconvino, which translates into "good with wine", is the brainchild of Argentinian sommeliers Valeria Mortara and Mariana Achavál. This...

How Do All Those Aromas and Flavors Get Into Wine? How Do All Those Aromas and Flavors Get Into Wine? How Do All Those Aromas and Flavors Get Into Wine? How Do All Those Aromas and Flavors Get Into Wine?

How Do All Those Aromas and Flavors Get Into Wine?


Different wines can carry variations of similar aromas; fermentation processes, geographical vineyard properties and aging methods can...

Wine & the Ancient Roman Empire Wine & the Ancient Roman Empire Wine & the Ancient Roman Empire Wine & the Ancient Roman Empire

Wine & the Ancient Roman Empire


Historical and religious writings reveal that wine existed as far back as Egyptian times, but instead it is the Ancient Romans that we have...

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Viticulture: The Stages of Wine Grape Cultivation


A detailed account of the science of viticulture and enology, these stages of cultivation and after-harvest winery processes make up the...

A Review of Wine Presses A Review of Wine Presses A Review of Wine Presses A Review of Wine Presses

A Review of Wine Presses


Wine presses have evolved over the centuries and the process has provided winemakers with the mechanics possible to create great wine....

Pineau de Charentes: the success story of an Aperitif Pineau de Charentes: the success story of an Aperitif Pineau de Charentes: the success story of an Aperitif Pineau de Charentes: the success story of an Aperitif

Pineau de Charentes: The Success Story of an Aperitif


The Charentes and Charente Maritime regions of south-west France are noted for two fine alcoholic beverages, Pineau de Charentes a...

Natural Polyphenols in Red Wine Contribute to a Healthy Heart Natural Polyphenols in Red Wine Contribute to a Healthy Heart Natural Polyphenols in Red Wine Contribute to a Healthy Heart Natural Polyphenols in Red Wine Contribute to a Healthy Heart

Natural Polyphenols in Red Wine Contribute to a Healthy Heart


Red wine’s most outstanding health claim, over the years, is the heart-healthy benefits of high levels of polyphenols. Also referred to as...

How and Why Oak is Used in Wine Making How and Why Oak is Used in Wine Making How and Why Oak is Used in Wine Making How and Why Oak is Used in Wine Making

How and Why Oak is Used in Wine Making


The pores of American oak are much looser than its counterpart in France. This will introduce characteristics much quicker into wine....

How is Rose Made? How is Rose Made? How is Rose Made? How is Rose Made?

How is Rose Made?


Rosé wine is made using three methods that include either blending red and white wine or reducing red grape skin contact with must. direct...