Chapter 1 - Introduction to Wine

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  1. Provides a source of color, tannin and flavor
  2. Table wine with the addition of carbonation
  3. Provides a source of juice, acid and flavor
  4. Table wine with the addition of a distilled spirit
  5. All the non-human factors that influence the personality of a grape. A sense of place with special characteristics that can’t be duplicated
  6. The fermented juice of grapes
  7. The #1 wine consuming country
  8. Straight sides with steep tall shoulders. Often bottled with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel and other grape varieties.
  9. Larger bowl with a wid surface area which allows the wine to have greater air contact.
  10. Can yield an undesirable bitterness to the finished wine
  11. The flutei s tall and thin designed to preserve carbonation and bring out subtle nuances in the wine.


  1. The wine is labeled according to the predominant grape variety,
  2. Bordeaux style wine consisting of varying quantities of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and other approved varietals.
  3. Shallow gentle sloping shoulders. Often found with Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah and other grape varietals.
  4. Refers to wines being labeled according to a regulated growing area.
  5. The wine producing places of USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina and South Africa
  6. The #1 wine producing country
  7. 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.
  8. Tulip shaped with a smallbowl with a slightly inverted lip
  9. Smaller sized glass capable of holding about 2 ounces of wine.
  10. Gets its name because of its suitability to drink with the meal. Often found with an alcohol range of 8-15%.
  11. Narrow, thin, tall with gentle sloping shoulders. Often found with Riesling, Gewurtztraminer and other grape varietals.
  12. commonly used in the new world particularly in New Zealand as an ideal closure.
  13. The wine producing countries of France, Italy, Germany and Spain
  14. Traditionally the ideal wine bottle closure

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