Archive for the 'Making Wine' Category

Feb 10 2012

The Wine Making Process: Sparkling Wines

Sparkling wine is a favorite choice for many wine enthusiasts, but how is this type of wine made? Sparkling wine starts out using the same process as all other types of wine, with grapes that are picked off the vine and then crushed up. These crushed grapes are then fermented into wine, and with most […]

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Dec 11 2009

Wine Sangria Recipe

Published by under Making Wine,Red Wine,Wine and Food

If you like wine, but you want to drink something that is a bit more fruity and  little less strong in alcohol content, then Sangria may be a good option for you. Sangria is a tasty drink and is surprising easy to make. You’ll need to gather a few ingredients including your favorite bottle of […]

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Dec 09 2009

What Grapes are Used in Wine

Published by under Making Wine,Red Wine,White Wine

Before I started drinking wine, the only grapes I knew about were the red grapes I bought at the super market. Once I started learning more, I discovered there are so many kinds of grapes out there. There are many different kinds of grapes that create the various types of vino. Here is a list […]

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Dec 07 2009

When Was Wine Invented

Published by under Making Wine,Wine and Food

Wine and beer have been around for thousands of year. Scientists even claim that alcohol built the pyramids because that’s what the workers were paid in! Although it’s not clear when vino was first invented, many believe that wine was probably first made in the stone age. Juice and graph residue were left in a indentation in […]

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Nov 25 2009

How Wine is Made

Published by under Making Wine

To make wine, you must let the grapes ripen until late August or September depending on the seasonal climate conditions. It is essential to taste the grapes, chew the seeds, and measure the sugar content to give winemakers an idea if the grapes are ready yet. The grapes are then harvested and transported to the […]

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