• Acidification

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 08-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 7/10/2015 This is a process of when acid is added to the grape juice, must or wine to balance the overall liquid. Stabilization of tartaric acid is t

  • Vitis Vinifera

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 08-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/27/2015 A European or East Asian species of grape vine, the only one of 32 Vitis Species that gives uniformly good wine. The name literally me

  • Vinification

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 08-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/27/2015 All of the necessary steps by which grapes are made into wine.

  • Malolactic Fermentation

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/20/2015 The conversion of malic acid to lactic acid through the action of lactic bacteria, a process often referred to as ‘malo’, &lsqu

  • Mouth-Feel

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/20/2015 Tasting term referring to the tactile impression a wine makes in the mouth. The character of the tannins is the single most popular compone

  • Foxy

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/20/2015 Term used to describe the peculiar flavor of predominantly Labrusca grapes, grown in the eastern United States and Canada. This flavor is t

  • Full-Bodied

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/20/2015 A sensation in the mouth when tasting wine that offers rounded fullness of flavor and feel enhancing larger perception of acids and protein

  • Fruity

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/20/2015 The perception of wine aromas and flavors that impart a unique multi-fruit ensemble.

  • Finish

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/20/2015  The elongated sensation that moves flavors across the front and mid palate lingering after wine has been tasted and swallowed in the

  • Fining

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/20/2015 The addition of a precipitating agent to a wine in order to remove or reduce the concentration of one or more unwanted substances. Fining a

  • Flavors

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/20/2015 Complex compounds of acids and proteins that contain sweetness, bitterness, salt, savory, and sour notes. Flavors can be detected by taste

  • Fermentation

    Author: Zeke Quezada Date: 10-03-2017

    Author: Lamar Engel Date: 4/20/2015 The conversion process of grape sugar to ethyl alcohol and carbon dioxide by the action of yeasts, which convert the grape sugar by a compl