What is an AVA?

What is an AVA?

An AVA is a geographical indication. It stands for American…

Grechetto (white)

Grechetto (white)

One of Italy's more characterful dry white grape varieties principally…

decanter

How to decant

To decant or not to decant? How? What? When? There…

Finish

Finish

Tasting term used to indicate the final sensation left in…

Fining

Fining

Winemaking procedure in which a product is added to wine…

Fermentation

Fermentation

Complex process in which sugars, naturally present in grape juice,…

Einzellage (Ger.)

Einzellage (Ger.)

Individual vineyard site, the boundaries and names defined by German…

Decanting

Decanting

Process of separating a wine from any sediment that may…

Baum

Baum

Scale used to measure the sugar in grape juice.

Barrel

Barrel

Vessel used for ageing, and sometimes fermenting.