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A temperature and humidity controlled facility to store wine.
Adding sugar to wine before or during fermentation to increase alcohol levels. Chaptalization is illegal in some parts of the world and highly controlled in others.
One of the three predominate acids in wine
The name the English use when referring to the red wines of Bordeaux
A term describing underdeveloped and young wines whose flavors are not exhibiting well
The Court of Master Sommeliers.
A wine exhibiting numerous odors, nuances, and flavors
Undesirable aromas and flavors in wine often associated with wet cardboard or moldy basements
A term that denotes a wine that has suffered cork taint (not wine with cork particles floating about)
A device to remove a wine cork that includes a handle, worm, and lever.
A top-ranking vineyard-designated in the Bordeaux Classification of 1855
The English term for harvest
In Champagne, a blended batch of wine