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the process whereby fermentation changes grape juice into wine

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Here the first juice that escapes, or "bleeds" out of a vat of red grapes is collected and vinified as a rose.
Here the crop is vinified at one cellar and while small quantities of the wine may be bottled under that cellar's own label, the majority is usually sold in bulk to larger wine merchants for blending and bottling.
Though perhaps difficult to pronounce, grapes like Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca and Tinta Roriz are being vinified into dry reds of remarkable character.
Spain is one of the off-trade's hottest wine categories, and Albali offers "traditional grape varieties vinified in a contemporary manner", says Free Run.
The falanghina grape generally is produced from 25-year-old vines, and vinified and aged only in stainless steel.
Dogajolo is an innovative wine whereby the sangiovese and cabernet sauvignon grapes are vinified separately then allowed to harmonise in oak barrels to produce a soft and intensely fruity wine.
The new management team has discarded big vats, and now employs small vats so that each parcel can be vinified separately.
Unlike beer and distilled spirits, wine contains not only alcohol, but also has a lot of polyphenolic antioxidant compounds extracted when the grapes are vinified," Dr.
16), wineries jointly owned by the grape farmer members, the advantage being the pooling of winemaking and marketing costs; the crop is vinified at one cellar and while small quantities of the wine may be bottled under that cellar's own label, the majority is usually sold in bulk to one or more of the big merchants for blending into their branded wines.
Vinified from sun-dried grapes and fermented to a full savoury dryness it is the perfect choice for an elaborate cheese board, full-flavoured pasta dishes or even curries.
Overall, the quality of wine produced in any viticultural region comes primarily from the high quality of the grapes, which are carefully vinified through often long-held cultural practices in the winery.
The grape harvest in the southern hemisphere is around March and April, allowing plenty of time for the wines to be vinified, bottled and shipped.
As for trade with non-EU countries, unblended must from third countries may be vinified in the EU.
The selected grapes from each vineyard are then vinified separately in individual fermenters, hybrids of stainless steel and oak that were developed and patented by Castello Banfi to take advantage of the best characteristics of both materials.