These days our decisions are based a lot on the global warming, at last the politicians have picked this matter as important and they are working towards the reduction of the negative impact of the global warming. The climate change has an impact on the wines because the wine like the all the other agricultural industries, the wine industry is also the producer of the green house gases like the carbon dioxide. The frequent climatic changes will have an impact on the viticulture and even the process of wine making. This article deals in about the different impacts which the wine making can have on the process of wine making.
As a known fact a wine is a complex substance and process of wine making will have an impact on the taste, flavor and even duration for which the wine can be kept. The wines are different in different regions because of the different varieties of the grapes. On of the most important factor which contributes to the flavor of the wine is the temperature of the area a few weeks before the grapes have ripened. If the climate is to hot then the grapes tend to be sweeter, in case it is too cold then the grapes tend to be less sweet. The quality of the wine depends on the substances like the polyphenols; these provide the color, flavor compounds to the wine. However the grape growers have a lot of tricks with them that helps them to build exquisite wines with some of the best grapes.
Friday, November 21, 2008
Incase you are wondering how are you going to be a wine expert then its all about sniffing and swirling your favorite wines. Experts are capable of telling the wine just by having a sip of wine. Here are some of the tips that will help you to become a wine expert. With proper practice and just a little bit strain on your nose on a regular basis can help you to become some of the finest wine experts. Pour your wine into a glass and just stick on your nose right into the glass, the top air of the glass will help you detect the aroma of the wine. Do not apply strong deodorants or perfumes that will act as an obstacle.
Another way to become a wine smelling expert is to start sniffing around. You can start smelling the food around you the ingredients present in it. This acts as an effective exercise for your nose. Once all the ingredients are registered in your mind.
Wine smelling can be awesome but sometimes it can be really unbearable especially when you are playing along with bad grapes. There are many adjectives given by the wine smellers like petrol, manure, sweaty saddle and many other weird words. However the wine geeks have formulated an acronym for such types of wines D.N.P.I.M or do not put in mouth.
Thursday, November 6, 2008
Strawberry wine is one of the richest sources of the consumption of wines. Like the other kinds of wines strawberry wine is also the fermentation of the fruit juices as it is strawberry juice so it is the fermentation of the strawberry juice. This is one of the most sweet wine usually wines do have an unusual taste but this wine has loads of sugar added to it. This would be one of the apt choice of wine consumption incase you are looking for a wine of sweet taste and incase you are lover of sweets then this is what you are waiting for.
Some of the finest ingredients of the strawberry wine are: hulled strawberries, boiling water, lemon juice and finally sugar. The berries are mixed and mashed along with hot water and after this lemon juice is poured in and after this the mixture is left for a week; however it is to be noted that the mixture requires stirring atleast once a day.
After the continuous stirring the mixture is drained and the pulp is taken off thereby sugar is added and it is the sugar that gets the procedure of fermentation started. Now you need to leave the mixture again for about a week. It is now the time to transfer the mixture to the glass bottle and affix the cork. After this the wine is required to be kept in a cool, dark place till the process of bubbling has stopped. This then requires the wine to be poured in bottles and it should be stored for about a year before drinking.