Vinification is the process that transforms the grapes into wine. The process of vinification differ from region to region, financial state of the winery and the grape types. The harvesting time and the type of oak used for aging are based on the region in which the wine grapes are grown.

Wine making process involves the following stages:

  • The first step in wine making process is Harvesting or Picking. Grapes should be harvested at the right time in order to make good wine. Harvesting can be done either mechanically or by hand.
  • The process of separating the grapes from the stems and cluster parts is called Destemming. Some of the wine makers keep some fragments of the stem to increase the wine tannin.
  • After destemming the grapes are crushed to extract the juice from the skin. This is done before the fermentation process begins. In the olden days bare feet is used to extract the grape juice, now a day machines like crushers are used.
  • Separation of grape juice and the skin is named as pressing. After crushing the grape juice will flow freely, selected wineries use pressers to make sure maximum juice is released.
  • Once the grapes are pressed they are introduced into the process of fermentation. During this process the grape juice are converted into alcoholic beverage. The yeast interacts with the sugar in the grape juice and converts them into ethanol and carbon dioxide.
  • Once the wine is purified and refined, they are preserved with sulfur dioxide or potassium sorbate. During the natural process of fermentation a minimum amount of sulfites are produced, but more is added for the use of commercial preservation.
  • Wines are aged for a particular amount of time to get more welcoming wine. Once after purification, the wines are moved to wooden barrels for aging. Metal vats, concrete vats and glass carboys are also used in some cases to increase the flavor.
  • After aging, the wines are bottled. During the process of bottling a final dose of sulfite is added to the wine to prevent it from uninvited fermentation in the bottle. The bottles are then sealed with cork and screw caps.

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This May, city’super will be offering its customers the chance to try nine 2016 Decanter Asia Wine Awards award-winning wines, across three of its stores in Shanghai, for free.

city’super has sourced a stellar range of wines from across the globe for an exclusive tasting: Beringer, Founders’ Estate Cabernet Sauvignon,California, USA, …Continue reading »

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This May, city’super will be offering its customers the chance to try nine 2016 Decanter Asia Wine Awards award-winning wines, across three of its stores in Shanghai, for free.

city’super has sourced a stellar range of wines from across the globe for an exclusive tasting:

  • Beringer, Founders’ Estate Cabernet Sauvignon,California, USA, 2014
  • Chandon, Brut Rosé, Ningxia, China, NV
  • Chandon, Brut, Ningxia, China, NV
  • Henri Bourgeois, Les Baronnes, Sancerre, Loire, France, 2015
  • Masi, Brolo Campofiorin Oro, Verona, Veneto, Italy, 2012
  • Masi, Costasera, Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Riserva, Veneto, Italy, 2011
  • Santa Margherita, Brut, Prosecco di Conegliano Valdobbiadene Superiore, Veneto, Italy, NV
  • Villa Maria, Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2016
  • Wolf Blass, Gold Label Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawarra, South Australia, Australia, 2014

Since opening its first store in 2010, city’super has been dedicated to offering a premium selection of products from around the world. Don’t miss out on the chance to try a diverse selection of 2016 Decanter Asia Wine Award winning wines for free this May.

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