How Wine Is Classified4
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How Wine Is Classified

Tome Summary: Explores the different systems that are used to name and identify wines.
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    Grape Varieties

    Grape varieties are mainly classified in two ways - as either table grapes or wine grapes. Grape varieties can differ in many ways such as color, size, origin of country and flavor. Read Now
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    Wine Classification

    Wine classification systems are used in various capacities throughout the world. Varietal classification systems can be found with United States wines, while regional classification systems can be found with European wines. Read Now
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    French and Italian Wine Classification

    The wine regions of France and Italy share similar regional characteristics in their design. Official wine producing regions are used for wine classification. In France the Appellation d'Origine Controlee system is used to control how wines are made. Italy uses a similar but more complex system to control how wines are made. Read Now
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    German Wine Classification

    The wine classification used in Germany focuses on the ripeness of grape and not specifically the region of the vineyard. Specific classifications for labeling German wine include Deutscher Tafelwein, Deutscher Landwein, Qualitatswein bestimmter Anbaugebiete (QbA), and Pradikatswein (QmP). Read Now

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