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 By Jani & Simonetta

CHRISTMAS 2019

HOLIDAY WINE

Food Pairing


Levels & Measures

Tannin Body
Sugar Acid
Wine Colors Temperatures

World Production 2018
293 Mhl (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 2018

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

What is Body?
What are Tannins?
What are Sulfites
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

My Wine Blog

Christmas 2019
Holiday Wine
Pierre Gaillard
Amphora
Bordeaux
Isola Bella
Pizza and Lambrusco
Hot Catastrophe
French Riviera
Rosé Nebbiolo

Women in Wine

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

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