video 3.docx - Lecture 3 \u2013 Hwy the grape is great Inside every bottle \u2013 hundreds of grapes \u2013 factors like climate(microclimate of the vineyard

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Lecture 3 – Hwy the grape is great -Inside every bottle – hundreds of grapes – factors like climate (microclimate of the vineyard itself), rain, wind, elevation -So much goes just ot weather-Soil – goes in to the nutrients -How they are plant, fertilizers, pesticizer,…. -If blended-Which grape variety was used in the bottle, all the other things go to how good is the grape that year-If everything is bad that year you can make a decent wine but not awesome-Great wines have to have great fruit from great year -How to get great grapes:-Wine is the fermented juice of any fruit – 99% is the grape -Fruit wines – resenesance in US 0 blackberry, strawberry – dessert wines-Great Britain – perry wine – from pear -Plum wine – Japan/china -Apple wine – apple cider (hard-cider) -Grapes are naturally perfect little package – grow on vines (woody) – family Vitaceae, genus Vitis(table grapes)-Can make into juice, jelly, raisins, or ferment into wine consumption of all is extremely high -

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