Red Wine Essay

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POST-BIBLICAL TIMES According to Soleas et al.,2002 in the journal “A comparison of the anticarcinogenic properties of four red wine polyphenols”. Alcoholic beverages were discovered by man in many areas on earth. Wine has an unequivocally recorded history stretching back nearly 6,000 years, with the earliest chemical evidence been a pottery jar recovered from a square mud-brick building at the site of Hajji Firutz, Tepe, Iran,. Wine was identified by the presence of the calcium salt of tartaric acid, which occurs in large amounts only in grapes, and in the resin from the terebinth tree, which was widely used in ancient times as an additive to wine to inhibit the growth of bacteria. Whereas wild grape pips have been found to originate as far back as the eighth millennium, this archeological Discovery marks the earliest scientific record of fermented wine as part of…show more content…
Wines classified on the basis of grape variety are called varietals and those classified on the basis of region are named by the region itself. There are different types of wines and wine styles. Basically wines can be classified into two general categories. There are white wines which are colorless and red wines which have the color intensity based on the soaking time. Wines can be classified by their taste also. The sweetness of the wine helps us to judge the wine by its taste. Classification of the wine according to the taste is as follows: • Dry wines • Medium Wines • Sweet wines Red wines are colour wines. Red wines are made from the red grape varieties. These wines get their color by allowing the skin of the grapes to get contact with the grape juice during the wine making process. Red wines are available in different varieties and taste. The most popular red wines are: • Cabernet Sauvignon • Merlot • Pinot Noir • Zinfandel White

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