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SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT POINTS The principal acids of wine are tartaric and malic. Volatile acidity (undesirable) is due to acetic acid (vinegar). Cool climate grapes have high acid and low sugar. Warm climate grapes have low acid and high sugar. The malolactic fermentation can be used to lower acidity of wine. Total acidity is reported…

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A taster’s judgment can be prejudiced by knowing details of a wine, such as geographic origin, price, reputation, color, or other considerations. Scientific research has long demonstrated the power of suggestion in perception as well as the strong effects of expectancies. For example, people expect more expensive wine to have more desirable characteristics than less expensive wine.…

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Champagne is facing its fourth August harvest in the past 15 years as the recent heatwave continues – but 2018 could turn out to be an ‘iconic’ vintage, with quality described as ‘very promising’ so far.   Read on…..

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Selling wine in a can is nothing especially new, it just hasn’t been embraced by wine producers, but is it time to look at canning wine as well as selling it in bottles? Read on…

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The prominence of wine both for drinking and investment has spawned an entire industry of wine critics and journalists with their own trade publications, magazines and websites that regularly taste and score wines. A number of these critics have become extremely influential in their fields and hold a great deal of power as taste-makers and…

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Bâtonnage is a forum opening up a conversation about women in wine. Intention Bâtonnage is the brainchild of all those who identify as women working in all the different facets of the wine industry… even (especially) those who have traditionally been overlooked or spoken over. We strive to educate wine professionals as well as wine industry…

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“Great wine lists, simply put, should make wine feel fun, like the bacchanalian celebratory beverage it is,” says Aureole’s head sommelier, Morgan Harris Read on…     Zeitgeist Sommelier – Sommelier jobs & more www.sommelier-jobs.com

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The only wine lists that work for me are in high-end places where they focus on natural/authentic wines that I know pretty well, or where there is a good sommelier who can read the table well and make good suggestions. That’s a very small proportion of the restaurants out there. Not many of them have…

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Climate change has affected the wine industry, making Canada the world’s largest ice wine producer. But could those days soon be over? Read on…     Zeitgeist Sommelier – Sommelier jobs & more www.sommelier-jobs.com

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Part of what makes French wine so incredible — beyond taste — is the country’s wine history and its reverence of that history. For instance, in Bordeaux, the Wine Classification of 1855 still holds weight over 150 years later. But recently, the region has been looking to the past in an attempt to create an environmentally-friendly future —…

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