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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 Types of Grapes Used for Wine Introduction to Winemaking, VEN3 Andrew L. Waterhouse Department of Viticulture & Enology University of California, Davis 2 Where Does Wine Flavor Come From? F e r m e n t a t i o n F e r m e n t a t i o n F e r m e n t a t i o n P r o c e s s i n g A n d A g i n g P r o c e s s i n g P r o c e s s i n g A n d A g i n g A n d A g i n g WINE WINE GRAPES GRAPES GRAPES YEAST YEAST c d e 3 Sources Of Wine Flavor GRAPES Grape variety Genes Where grown Appellation (location+) How grown Vineyard Management Environment 4 Grapes: An Ideal Fruit for Wine High sugar Sugar alcohol High nitrogen Moderate Acid Other nutrients 5 Grapes have all the ingredients Yeast on berry surface WINE WAS DISCOVERED NOT INVENTED Wine Happens! 6 Wine Calories Sugar is converted to alcohol Alcohol, acid, phenols are preservatives Calories are naturally preserved for 1+ years Air must be excluded Microbes cannot make wine toxic! 2 7 Boston Ivy Virginia Creeper Grape Ivy BERRIES WOODY VINES WITH TENDRILS Grapevine Relatives 8 Grapes Family-Vitis Species Vitis vinifera (European wine grape) Varieties...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course BIS 1b taught by Professor Kimsey during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.
- Spring '08