How Wine is Made
The winemaking process includes a few simple steps and a lot of skill. Here are the basics.
Grapes are picked from the vineyard.
The grapes are examined for quality and ripeness and the best are chosen for wine production.
A mechanized process of removing the stems and crushing the juice from the fruit.
A tank process where the concoction is allowed to ferment.
A formulaic process of mixing grapes and flavors to create a particular taste.
Wood barrels are commonly used to age wine for a period of months or years, maximizing the flavor