Wine FAQs:


Q: Is wine from China , Georgia , and Iran?

A: Yes, The earliest known winery is the 6,100-year-old Areni-1 winery Armenia.

Q: Is wine a natural?

A: Yes, and perishable food product, all types—including red, white, sparkling, and fortified—can spoil when exposed to heat, light, vibration or fluctuations in temperature and humidity.

Q: Are wines generally perceived best when served chambré?

A: Yes, However, this does not mean the temperature of the dining room—often around —but rather the coolest room in the house and, therefore, always slightly cooler than the dining room itself.

Q: Is wine dispensed?

A: Yes, and limiting contact with air and, thus, slowing the rate of oxidation.

Q: Was wine part of the sacrificial service?

A: Yes.

Q: Was wine still intact?

A: Yes.

Q: Were wines found to include sulfuric acid and hydrochloric acid?

A: Yes.

Q: Are wines packaged in thick plastic bags within corrugated fiberboard boxes, and are called "box wines", or "cask wine"?

A: Yes, Tucked inside the package is a tap affixed to the bag in box, or bladder, that is later extended by the consumer for serving the contents.

Q: Are wines produced to be individually characteristic of the particular vintage and to serve as the flagship wines of the producer?

A: Yes.

Q: Is wine determined by the amount of residual sugar in the wine after fermentation?

A: Yes, and relative to the acidity present in the wine.

Q: Is wine usually made from one or more varieties of the European species Vitis vinifera?

A: Yes, such as Pinot noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Gamay and Merlot.

Q: Are wines most often classified by grape?

A: Yes, Market recognition of particular regions has recently been leading to their increased prominence on non-European wine labels.

Q: Is wine often served with dinner?

A: Yes.

Q: Was wine used in Eucharistic rites by all Protestant groups until an alternative arose in the late 19th century?

A: Yes.

Q: Is wine abundant in Homer?

A: Yes, and Alkman , and others.

Q: Is wine a matter of debate by wine enthusiasts and sommeliers?

A: Yes, but some broad guidelines have emerged that will generally enhance the experience of tasting certain common wines.

Q: Is wine fortified with brandy?

A: Yes.

Q: Is wine made from dark-colored grape varieties?

A: Yes.

Q: Is wine a symbol of blood?

A: Yes, and a common misconception that contributes to the Christian myth of the blood libel.

Q: Are wines generally bottled in a single batch so that each bottle will have a similar taste?

A: Yes.

Q: Is wine the most common?

A: Yes, and derived from the complete fermentation of the wort.

Q: Was wine discovered at Hajji Firuz in the northwestern Zagros Mountains dating back to 5400 BC?

A: Yes.

Q: Were wines found to be adulterated?

A: Yes, and as a consequence China's Hebei province has shut down nearly 30 wineries.

Q: Is wine used in a sacred rite called the Eucharist?

A: Yes, and which originates in the Gospel account of the Last Supper describing Jesus sharing bread and wine with his disciples and commanding them to "do this in remembrance of me".

Q: Are wines not considered inferior to varietal wines, rather they are a different style of wine-making?

A: Yes, some of the world's most highly regarded wines, from regions like Bordeaux and the Rhone Valley, are blended from different grape varieties.

Q: Is wine produced are typically green or yellow?

A: Yes.

Q: Is wine a popular and important beverage that accompanies and enhances a wide range of cuisines?

A: Yes, and from the simple and traditional stews to the most sophisticated and complex haute cuisines.

Q: Is wine important in cuisine not just for its value as a beverage?

A: Yes, but as a flavor agent, primarily in stocks and braising, since its acidity lends balance to rich savory or sweet dishes.

Q: Are wines made from a wide variety of grapes all over the world?

A: Yes.

Q: Was wine associated with blood by the ancient Egyptians and was used by both the Greek cult of Dionysus and the Romans in their Bacchanalia?

A: Yes, Judaism also incorporates it in the Kiddush and Christianity in the Eucharist.

Q: Is wine the Mycenaean Greek 𐀕𐀶𐀺𐄀𐀚𐀺 me-tu-wo ne-wo?

A: Yes, and meaning "in " or " of the new wine", and 𐀺𐀜𐀷𐀴𐀯 wo-no-wa-ti-si, meaning "wine garden", written in Linear B inscriptions.

Q: Is wine an integral part of Jewish laws and traditions?

A: Yes.

Q: Is wine alcohol?

A: Yes, and therefore, the health effects of alcohol apply to wine.

Q: Are wines sold in glass bottles and sealed with corks?

A: Yes, An increasing number of wine producers have been using alternative closures such as screwcaps and synthetic plastic "corks". Although alternative closures are less expensive and prevent cork taint, they have been blamed for such problems as excessive reduction.

Q: Are wines blended from multiple varieties?

A: Yes, Tokay, Sherry, and Sauternes are examples of these.

Q: Are wines produced when the fermentation is interrupted before all the grape sugars are converted into alcohol?

A: Yes.