- Provides a source of color, tannin and flavor
- Table wine with the addition of carbonation
- Provides a source of juice, acid and flavor
- Table wine with the addition of a distilled spirit
- All the non-human factors that influence the personality of
a grape. A sense of place with special characteristics that can’t be
- The fermented juice of grapes
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- Straight sides with steep tall shoulders. Often bottled
with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel and other grape varieties.
- Larger bowl with a wid surface area which allows the wine
to have greater air contact.
- Can yield an undesirable bitterness to the finished wine
- The flutei s tall and thin designed to preserve carbonation
and bring out subtle nuances in the wine.
- The wine is labeled according to the predominant grape
- Bordeaux style wine consisting of varying quantities of
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and other approved varietals.
- Shallow gentle sloping shoulders. Often found with Pinot
Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah and other grape varietals.
- Refers to wines being labeled according to a regulated
- The wine producing places of USA, Canada, Australia, New
Zealand, Chile, Argentina and South Africa
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- thick glass with gentle sloping shoulders with a defined
indentation in t he underside of thebottle. Classically is found with
varying quantities of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.
- Tulip shaped with a smallbowl with a slightly inverted lip
- Smaller sized glass capable of holding about 2 ounces of
- Gets its name because of its suitability to drink with the
meal. Often found with an alcohol range of 8-15%.
- Narrow, thin, tall with gentle sloping shoulders. Often
found with Riesling, Gewurtztraminer and other grape varietals.
- commonly used in the new world particularly in New Zealand
as an ideal closure.
- The wine producing countries of France, Italy, Germany and
- Traditionally the ideal wine bottle closure