Sugar in Wine Chart

Many red and white wines taste dry but contain small to moderate amounts of sugar. The question is, how much? And, is there some way to identify wines with or without residual sugar?

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What is Brix? Winemaking Secrets

Brix is a measure of the level of grape must in wine that ultimately determines how much alcohol a wine will have. Learn the secrets to what Brix tells you on a wine stat sheet.

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Winemakers Use Cannons in a War Against The Weather

Every year there is a war against the weather gods and winemakers are armed to the teeth. A winery will do anything it can to protect their grapes against being destroyed by wind, rain, hail, birds, and even pillaging baboons.

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How Wine Clones Are Already Taking Over

Perhaps you’ve heard of the ‘Dijon Clone’ for Pinot Noir or maybe Clone number 337 for Cabernet Sauvignon.

Wine clones are well-known amongst wine growers but they may point to a strange and somewhat alarming future for the world of wine.

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