Cards of Wine

Wine School for Normal People

By Jani & Simonetta

Levels & Measures

World Production 2018
293 Million hecto-litre

Italy
54.8 Mhl
France
49.1
Spain
44.4
USA
23.9
Argentina
14.5
Australia
12.9
Chile
12.9
Germany
9.8
S. Africa
9.5
China
9.3

Source: OIV Note de conjoncture mondiale

World Varieties 2017

Cabernet Sauvignon
341 000 hectares
Merlot
266 000
Tempranillo
231 000
Airén
218 000
Chardonnay
210 000
Syrah
190 000
Grenache
163 000
Sauvignon Blanc
123 000
Pinot Noir
112 000
Trebbiano
111 000

Wine Knowledge

Orange Wine
What are Sulfites
Red Wine Vinification
Crispy Wines
How to Make a Light Bodied Dry Wine
How to Make a Rosé
Sparkling Wine Methods
Méthode Champenoise
Malolactic Fermentation (MLF)
Carbonic Maceration
German Quality Hierarchy
New World vs Old World
French vs American Oak
Malbec from Argentina
Syrah vs Shiraz
Zinfandel vs Primitivo
Wine Growing Climates

Women in Wine

Arianna Occhipinti (Italy)
Elena Walch (Italy)
Julia Kemper (Portugal)
Susana Balbo (Argentina)

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