Organic & PDO / PGI Wine

Organic PDO / PGI Wine (Greece & Romania)

Organic PDO / PGI Wine (Greece & Romania)

Organic PDO / PGI Wine

Wine is an alcoholic beverage produced through the partial or total fermentation of grapes.

Grapes belong to the botanical family vitascope, of which there are many species. The species that are most widely used in wine production are Vitus labrusca and, especially, Vitus vinifera, which has long been the most widely used wine grape throughout the world. The theory that wine was discovered by accident is most likely correct because wine grapes contain all the necessary ingredients for wine, including pulp, juice, and seeds that possess all the acids, sugars, tannins, minerals, and vitamins that are found in wine. As a natural process, the frosty-looking skin of the grape, called "bloom," catches the airborne yeast and enzymes that ferment the juice of the grape into wine.

Wine is characterized by color: white, pink or rose, and red, and it can range in alcohol content from 10 %to 14 percent. Wine types can be divided into four broad categories: table wines, sparkling wines, fortified wines, and aromatic wines. Table wines include a range of red, white, and rose wines; sparkling wines include champagne and other "bubbly" wines; aromatic wines contain fruits, plants, and flowers.

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