Cards of Wine

Wine School for Wine Lovers

By Jani & Simonetta

Levels & Measures

World Production 2018
292 Million hecto-litre

1. Italy
54.8 Mhl
2. France
48.6
3. Spain
44.4
4. USA
23.9
5. Argentina
14.5
6. Australia
12.9
7. Chile
12.9
8. Germany
10.3
9. S. Africa
9.5
10. China
9.1

Source: OIV Note de conjoncture mondiale

World Varieties 2017

1. Cabernet Sauvignon
341 000 hectares
2. Merlot
266 000
3. Tempranillo
231 000
4. Airén
218 000
5. Chardonnay
210 000
6. Syrah
190 000
7. Grenache
163 000
8. Sauvignon Blanc
123 000
9. Pinot Noir
112 000
10. Trebbiano
111 000

Wine Knowledge

The life cycle of a grape
Grape Anatomy
Sparkling Wine Methods
Méthode Champenoise
How to Make a Rosé
Orange Wine
What are Sulfites
Red Wine Vinification
Crispy Wines
How to Make a Light Bodied Dry Wine
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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