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ViticultureWhy use grapes for wine?-Grape juice has naturally high sugar to give wine alcoholic strength-High in tartaric acid (before harvest) which protects grapes from bacterial diseaseTypes of Grapes used in winemaking-Most common wine grapes are vitis vinifera originated from asia minor (today 5000 kindsof them, 20-30 are the most commonly used)Vinifera clones-Clone is a genetically identical mutation with desirable characteristics-Clones are developed to suit the climate in the areaChoosing a vineyard site-Soil-Climate-Geography: flat v. steep, elevation, proximity to water etc.Terroir-French concept that takes into account all the environmental influences affecting thewine-These include: soil composition, aspect (slope v flat), orientation to the sun, climate etc.-Germany-he steep slope, soil composition and the nearby river are aspects of terroir in theregions (exposure to sun)-Burgundy-City in France, epitomize the idea of “terroir”Soil types-

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