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Winemaking for dummies

An introduction to the chemical transformation involved in winemaking

How is grape juice transformed into wine?

In this video, we’ll discover the processes and ingredients necessary in producing wine, from the structure of the grape berry, the importance of yeast in fermentation, the presence of the “controversial” sulphur dioxide, to transformation of sugars into ethanol.

The next time you open a bottle of Prosecco, you’ll be aware of the journey that bottle took from the vineyard to your neighborhood grocery store.

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Story of a Wine: The Importance of Being Prosecco

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