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6 Wine Making Processes & How They Affect Wine

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How do winemakers make wine taste better? Understand these 6 wine making processes in order to understand how they affect the flavor of wine.

 

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Winemak-in's curator insight, January 28, 2014 3:23 AM

Sympa ces infographies de Winefolly pour mieux comprendre le vin. Ici, les 6 principales méthodes employées pour obtenir certains styles de vins plus ou moins fruités ou puissants.

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Understand how the wine making process affects the total outcome of what is in the bottle.

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A little bit of technical stuff...

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MW seminar considers causes of sudden vine death in Burgundy

MW seminar considers causes of sudden vine death in Burgundy | Wine | Scoop.it
The event, which was moderated by Berry Bros & Rudd Burgundy director Jasper Morris MW, was focused on viticulture following a similar Masters of Wine seminar last year on winemaking in the region. While last year's ...
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Grand Ardèche Chardonnay 2011 Louis Latour

This is a fine example with creamy, buttery and nutty characteristics with a good long finish. Try with roast chicken or turkey.

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Will 2014 be a turning Point for Bordeaux Negociants?

Will 2014 be a turning Point for Bordeaux Negociants? | Wine | Scoop.it

At a time when some raise questions about the future of Bordeaux negociants and of their business model, it is interesting to analyze the opportunities they could consider in 2014. After reading this interview with David Pearson, CEO of Opus One, in Drinks Business magazine, I think Bordeaux negociants may have an excellent card to play with some great wines made outside Bordeaux.


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Download Wine Maps (Free) | Wine Folly

Download Wine Maps (Free) | Wine Folly | Wine | Scoop.it
Wine maps can help identify famous regions as well as point out neighboring regions that usually fly under the radar. By observing the clues, you'll be more adept at buying wine.
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When Prohibition clobbered Napa's wine industry - Napa Valley Register

When Prohibition clobbered Napa's wine industry - Napa Valley Register | Wine | Scoop.it
When Prohibition clobbered Napa's wine industry Napa Valley Register 16, 1920, the growing wine industry in the Napa Valley had survived a phylloxera epidemic in the 1880s, financial upheavals in the 1890s and even the San Francisco earthquake that...
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Six of New Zealand's best Pinot Noirs - Irish Independent

Six of New Zealand's best Pinot Noirs - Irish Independent | Wine | Scoop.it
Irish Independent Six of New Zealand's best Pinot Noirs Irish Independent Pinot Noir is the second most widely planted grape varietal in New Zealand (the grapes grown there are globally acclaimed as one of the best examples of quality Pinot Noir...
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A Brief History of Champagne

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As midnight approaches on December 31st, more than a few of us will crack open a bottle of champagne to help toast the New Year.

   


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Wine Tasting in the champagne caves in Napa. barrels from the 1800's... Bottles on bottles
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Burgundy 2012 - a guide to our coverage (sticky) | Tasting Notes ...

Burgundy 2012 - a guide to our coverage (sticky) | Tasting Notes ... | Wine | Scoop.it
World-renowned wine authority and Master of Wine delivers her tasting notes, wine news, intelligent and courteous members' forum, and fine wine writing aplenty plus exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to ...
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mixed case: opinion and advice - Wine Spectator (blog)

mixed case: opinion and advice - Wine Spectator (blog) | Wine | Scoop.it
Wine Spectator (blog) mixed case: opinion and advice Wine Spectator (blog) See it here in this interview with sommelier Robert Bohr, now of New York's Charlie Bird restaurant, where he explains what collectors come to enjoy: "I think the more...
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A Legendary Vineyard: Source of Chardonnay That Helped Win Judgment of Paris is Still Thriving

A Legendary Vineyard: Source of Chardonnay That Helped Win Judgment of Paris is Still Thriving | Wine | Scoop.it
Wine Industry News for Jun 04, 2013

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Tracy Cervellone CWE's curator insight, June 6, 2013 2:21 PM

Great piece and a bit of a backstory:some un-PC new world-old fashioned, canopy management going on here...that is producing world class fruit. 

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A Healthy New Reason to Eat Chocolate...and Drink Wine

A Healthy New Reason to Eat Chocolate...and Drink Wine | Wine | Scoop.it
Just in case you need a health-related reason to reach for a bit of cocoa or vino, here's some interesting news: a new study has found that both may offer protection against type 2 diabetes....
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