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Vitaculture notes M - 1/4/2011 Wine = fermentation of grape...

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Unformatted text preview: 1/4/2011 Wine = fermentation of grape juice o Other fruits must be specified Strawberry wine Rhubarb wine (hard) apple cider Special natural o Nectar of the Gods, etc. How do you make wine? o Crushed grapes and yeast Wine classifications o Color o Grape variety o Grape origin o Price o Sweetness o Alcohol level o Carbonation Legal Classifications o Alcohol level 7-14%: table wine; 14.05-24%: dessert or fortified wine o Carbonation >1 atmosphere carbon dioxide: sparkling wine Most sparkling wine at 6 atmospheres pressure o Appellation of Origin (Grapes) o Quality Categories Table wine o Grape variety Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, etc. Taxation Factors o Federal Excise Tax + California State Tax Table Wine, 7-14% alcohol (v/v), $1.27/gal Fortified wine 14-24% alcohol, $1.77/gal Sparkling Wine, $3.70/gal State rates $/gal .20 CA 2.25 FL Rates in California are these rates plus $.20/gal Marketing Categories (no legal implications) o Price per 750 mL equivalent; 1998 market share (volume) <$3 jug wine*, 47%; #3-7 fighting varietals*, 40%; $7-14 premium, 6%; $14-25 ultra premium, 3%; $25+ luxury premium 2% o Sweetness Dry, semi-dry, sweet o Color Red, white, rose 10 Largest Wine Companies (United States Sales) ((Million of Cases*)) *jug wine refers to wine that is extremely cheap and often sold in jugs, though it isnt always actually in a jug *fighting varietals becoming extremely popular in the U.S., jug used to be the most popular. *9 liters per case o Gallo, 67 o The Wine Group, 56 Sells very little wine in the high price company o Constellation, 46 Purchased Robert Mondavi brand o Bronco, 46 o Fosters. 18 o Trinchero, 12 o Ste. Michelle, 6 o Diageo, 5.7a o Jackson Family, 5 o Brown Forman, 4.5 Annual Wine Consumption (data from the Wine Handbook 2010) o 2009 US total consumption 2673 Million Liters o 2009 US per capita consumption, 8.7 L Beer, 96; Spirits 5.8; Soft drinks 236; Coffee 120 o Per capita consumption in other countries France 57.9 L Italy 56.6 L Australia 29.5 L United Kingdom 29.2 L o US Totals Percent of US production, 2009 89% made in California Percent of US consumption, 2009 o US Wine Imports (2003) Largest importers by volume Italy; Australia; France; Chile Grapes Crushed in California o 2008 Chardonnay- most dominant wine in CA, 15% Thompson Seedless, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% REMEMBER o Top 4 Wine Companies in US Gallo, The Wine Group, Constellation, Bronco o US 2009 Per capita consumption: 8.7 L o Percent of US Production 89% California o US Wine Consumption 62% domestic o Grapes crushed in CA Chardonnay, French Colombard, Pinot Gris, Sauvignon (Whites) Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Merlot, Rubired (Reds) 1/6/2011 Where does wine flavor come from?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course VEN 003 taught by Professor Waterhouse during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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