In Florence, culinary artisans, bakers, winemakers and chefs are equally revered as masters of their crafts.
Winemakers in California and New Zealand are producing some stunning results, but they lack the sheer vivacity.
Instead, winemakers use a combination of grape varieties to achieve the flavor profile they are looking for.
It's wines reflect the terroir, growing conditions, and skill of winemakers with reputations for being the best in the world at their craft.
Martinelli is one of the Pinot Noir powerhouse winemakers in the Russian River Valley.
With a grapes sourced from a prime growing region and experienced winemakers, Williams Seylem continues to produce high-quality, enjoyable wines.
With skilled winemakers, varied grape growing conditions, and a variety of grapes, you're sure to find an Oregon wine you will enjoy.
While the most well-known sparkling wine is Champagne, many other excellent examples exist from winemakers all around the world.
While many world winemakers create beauitful sparkling wines in the Champagne tradition that rival their French counterparts, they cannot call those wines Champagne.
Méthode Champenoise involves a secondary fermentation in which winemakers add yeast and sugar to the cuvée created during primary fermentation.
Winemakers transfer the bottle into a tank where they filter the yeast lees and add liqueur de dosage, which is an amount of wine to adjust the sweetness of the sparkling wine.
When winemakers use gas injection, they essentially create wine soda by using a carbonater to inject carbon dioxide.
Winemakers in France's Champagne region utilize the traditional Méthode Champenoise.
Made in Italy from the Glera grape, winemakers produce Prosecco using the charmat method.
Winemakers may incoprorate many grapes, including Reisling, Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Blanc.
More than 200 years later, winemakers in Champagne began using Merrett's technique, which became known as the méthode champenoise.
Many of the finer winemakers in Champagne produce vintage Champagnes.
Rose Champagnes are pink in color, and winemakers produce them by adding a little bit of red wine into the Champagne or leaving the juice in contact with the grape skins in order to impart color.
Many New World winemakers are making wines in the tradition of popular French varieties.
Fortunately, online wine retailers provide the option to purchase futures from winemakers.
Probably wisely the winemakers did not try to replicate an Italian recipe, instead throwing in some Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Sirah along with the Italian grapes.
Still, winemakers around the world are beginning to realize the merits of this grape, and it is showing up increasingly in single varietal wines.
Winemakers at the Hayman & Hill winery in Sonoma County infuse their passion for winemaking into all of their product offerings, and this Cabernet Franc is no exception.
This event brings growers, winemakers, and lovers of the pinot noir grape together to celebrate this varietal in style.
First, the event kicked off with an international roundtable featuring winemakers from around the world.
These producers are often high-end burgundy wineries, and their winemakers bring their best of the best wines to share.
It's a rare opportunity to taste these fine burgundies with professionals such as Master Sommeliers and winemakers to guide you.
Winemakers need to regularly check the acidity of the wine at different stages during fermentation and make necessary adjustments on an ongoing basis.
Novice winemakers can find a wide selection of wine an beer making kits at Home Brewers.
Marquis Philips' brand of wines represent a partnership of Australian winemakers Njal Marquis and U.S. wine importer Dan Philips to bottle and market Australian wines.
Sometimes winemakers add this many different grapes and the outcome is just a muddled mess.
When making Port, winemakers allow the juice to ferment naturally until they reach a point where there is a significant amount of residual sugar left.
Because the wine was often taken on long sea voyages, winemakers sought a way to preserve the wine in order for it to hold up aboard ships.
Anthony Riboli and Arnaud Debons are the winemakers.
That doesn't automatically qualify these regions as California Wine Country, that term connotes a destination that captures the spirit and lifestyle of the winemakers, the growers, the community, and the earth.
It's a busy period and requires time, patience and devotion by the winemakers and their staff.
Following secondary fermentation, winemakers will add a small amount of sugar to lightly enhance the wine's sweetness.
Winemakers may also use the term cuvée if they blend grapes from different vineyards.
Champagne producers and other winemakers who produce sparkling wines using the Méthode Champenoise use the term to indicate special blends of juices, gently pressed from only the best grapes.
Once you have your luscious hand crafted wine (sounds better than homemade, huh?) bottled and aged, see what other home winemakers think by entering it in the Wine Maker International Amateur Wine Making Competition.
When winemakers ferment wine, yeast consumers sugar in the grape juice to produce alcohol.
Strawberry wine: Some winemakers produce strawberry wines made from 100 percent strawberries, while others mix juice and flavorings with grape wine.
Winemakers don't age these wines for long, so they remain bright garnet in color with fruity, sweet flavors.
Many winemakers have started making sweet reds in the same manner they make popular sweet white wines.
You can find an array of dessert reds made from late harvest grapes, and a few winemakers even make red Eisweins.
Many winemakers are now offering dessert reds.
Many home winemakers enjoy making the more traditional grape-based wine either from fresh grapes or from grape concentrate bases designed to make wine.
Some home winemakers jump into winemaking by purchasing all the equipment, supplies and fresh fruit needed.
Other winemakers learn how to make homemade wine with purchased kits of equipment and wine bases.
Many winemakers cask their Cabernet's in oak casks, resulting in an oaky, flavorful blend.
The Sangiovese grape finds its origins in the Tuscany region of Italy, but winemakers around the world, including the United States and Australia grow Sangiovese grapes.
Black Box founder Ryan Sproule traveled to Europe several years ago and discovered that fine European winemakers were creating fresh tasting, high quality, high-value premium wines by offering boxed wines.
Winemakers harvest the Semillon at an early stage with high natural acidity and lower sugar ripeness.
Winemakers harvest the grapes at lower ripeness in comparison to other regions and the wines have a particular elegance and finer structure.
Winemakers use many different methods for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, however the least intrusive are generally the most effective such as natural, wild fermentations.
JG: In the early history of Australian winemaking, and until about 15 years ago, many Australian winemakers would model their winemaking techniques from the classic European (mainly French) techniques.
The latest generation of winemakers has moved to match the winemaking techniques to suit the regions as well as the varieties.
This is no different from the European or many United States winemakers.
Winemakers vary in their choices of when to harvest the grapes; some pick them earlier to keep the wine on the lighter side, while leaving the grapes on longer-nearly to the point of becoming overripe-results in a jammier tasting wine.
Winemakers must coddle and care for the grape in hopes that the wine it produces will be among the best.
Some winemakers are extremely successful at this task, while others fall a bit short.
When winemakers set out to make Pinot, much less the best Pinot, it is an undertaking of complete devotion to this temperamental grape.
Winemakers would then reseal the cask by means of a special peg.
Although winemakers have made vast improvements in packaging and thus taste quality of boxed wine, it still carries a certain stigma.
In a year with a good vintage (that is, ideal growing conditions), most winemakers can make a good wine.
In difficult vintages, only the truly skilled winemakers can make a good wine.
There are a number of highly skilled winemakers who have spent years - or even a lifetime - honing their craft.
Champagne wines are usually blends of different vintages, although there is single-vintage Champagne made in good vintages by certain winemakers.
Also included in a membership is a newsletter detailing winemakers, California winemaking regions and food pairing suggestions.
Previously considered plonk, winemakers have come to recognize consumer demand for quality box wines.
Most commonly, winemakers blend Merlot with other Bordeaux grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec, and Carménère.
In Tuscany, winemakers most often blend Merlot with other grapes into wines known as Super Tuscans.
While the juice from the grape is clear, winemakers leave the juice in contact with the skins in order to give it its ruby red color.
Some winemakers also offer a white Merlot style wine, which is a blush wine.
In 2001, local winemakers helped Fred produce Tremani Vineyards' first vintage of Pinot Gris.
While it may be difficult to precisely describe Cabernet Sauvignon, the grape has some commonalities that flow across regions and winemakers.
Along with Chianti, Italian winemakers produce red and white wines throughout the country, with major wine regions in Piedmont, Tuscany, Lombardy, Umbria, Vento, Emilia Romagna, and Alto-Adige.
Italian winemakers are as diverse as the wines that they make.
Younger winemakers experiment with classic grapes, making New World style wines with traditional grape varieties.
Super Tuscans came about in the 70s as winemakers in Tuscany experimented with a variety of grapes such as Rhone and Bordeaux varietals.
These are just a few of hundreds of Italian winemakers make delicious wines.
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