Chardonnay Essays

French Wines

French wine originated in the 6th century BCE, with the colonization of Southern Gaul by Greek settlers. Viticulture soon flourished with the founding of the Greek colony of Marseille. The Roman Empire licensed regions in the south to produce wines. St. Martin of Tours (316-397) was actively engaged in both spreading Christianity and planting vineyards. During the middle Ages, monks maintained vineyards and, more importantly, conserved wine-making knowledge and skills during that often turbulent period. Monasteries had the resources, security,…

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Vincor and the New World of Wine

Global Wine Industry new world: U. S. , Australia, Chile, Argentina old world: France, Italy, Spain Australia leader of new world wine exporting Top 10 wine exporters accounted for 90% of total exporting France world leader in wine production and 2nd in exporting Italy old and established industry like France relied on appellation to control quality like France 2nd in wine production, leader in exporting Australia good quality wine, costs low since the 1860’s industry was born, mature 6th for…

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Wine Project

Moderate cool climate, annual average temperature 10 Celsius. Valleys can be very rainy and windy. Soil Composition Very Calcareous soil, limestone. The soil has perfect balance between permeability and the ability to store humidity from the rain in case of drought. Type of wine A dry sparkling Champagne. Character of the wine Fresh and complex. Has a taste of green apples and nuts. Food Harmony Pol Roger is good with for example oysters and caviar. The saltiness goes very well…

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Wine Apellation Research

Climate Conditions: In Valais, the rainfall is low but the annual hours of sunshine are the highest in the country. Which lead them to enjoy a favoured climate benefitting from both sunshine and dry weather with mild temperatures late into autumn. Nevertheless, this canton is subject to a multitude of microclimates due to its complex and tortuous relief as well as numerous local winds. In St-Leonard, there is the Lienne River which runs through the village and an infamous underground…

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Wine Industry Introduction

Innovations have made French firms dominate the wine industry in the past. In the mid-1600s, a Bordeaux producer applied new techniques that led to a new age of large-scale fine wine. The development of fine wine was enhanced by the introduction of glass wine bottles sealed with cork. These innovations not only helped wine last longer but also made it age better. After the First World War, overproduction and fraud prompted French government took steps to protect and strengthen the…

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