Asked in Wine and Champagne, Calorie Count
Is Asti Spumante considered a wine or champagne?
Only sparkling wines from Champagne, France can legally be called Champagne. Asti Spumante and other carbonated wines, such as Prosecco, are sparkling wines. Wines that lack carbonation are called still wines. ...
Asked in Health
Wines with the highest concentration of alcohol are called?
Wines that have the highest concentration of alcohol are called fortified wines. Alcohol content in fortified wine can be as high as 18%, and happens when the yeast dies which adds more alcohol to the wine. ...
Asked in Job Descriptions
What is the name of a person that deals in wines?
The wine manager or wine steward who is found in a restaurant is a sommelier. An expert in the scientific study of wines might be called an oenologist, while the study of the various aspects of wines and wine making is the science of oenology. (The spelling of oenologist will vary somewhat, with the "o" often being dropped in the US.) The sommelier is the "wine expert" that we most commonly encounter. S/he will buy, store, rotate and serve wines, and will consult...
Are there different styles of red wines?
The different types of red wines are called varietals. The most common red varietals wines that you will find in the United States are Cabernet Sauvignon (and blends), Merlot, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Zinfandel. ...
Asked in Wine and Champagne
What are some of the wines offered by Waitrose wines?
Waitrose wines offers many different types of wines, both for special occasions and seasonal. They offer wines from all over the world, in red and white flavours and spirits as well. ...
Asked in Drinks and Beverages, Wine and Champagne
What is the difference between fortified wines and aromatic wines?
Fortified wines have had brandy or wine alcohol added to them. Aromatized wines are fortified and flavored with herbs, roots, flowers and barks. ...