9 facts about wine

Wine can have beneficial and charm-like properties. They say that during the Plague in Austria those who drank wine didn’t get infected. In the 12 th century wine was considered to be the most efficient remedy for curing of cholera.

1. Sediment is solid stuff that settles down in the bottom of wine barrels. By mixing soda with sediment one can get a leavening agent.
9 facts about wine

2. You can make red wine out of white sorts, but you cannot make red wine from white one. Juice of all grapes is colorless. Wine obtains red color due to grape skin remaining in the juice.

3. For wine storage it is better to have a wine cabinet which should be equipped with coal filters to keep wine from outside smells.
9 facts about wine

4. The French say that famous champagne glasses resemble Marie Antoinette’s breasts.
9 facts about wine

5. Italy is the biggest producer of wine in the world, not France, as most people think. The USA and France share the second place and Spain is the third in this rate. It provides 9% of wine in the world.

6. Wine barrel are pretty expensive. For example, a barrel made of French oak can cost up to 1300$ while a barrel from American oak costs 300$ - 500$. This high price is justified as it helps to preserve scent.
9 facts about wine

7. Cork stopper are made from cork oak bark. This tree lives pretty long – from 150 to 200 years and even more.
9 facts about wine

8. The biggest cork tree in the world is the Whistler Tree in Portugal. It is not very big it is also very old – it is 212 years old. It has been used for cork stoppers since 1820. The tree got its name due to birds living there.
9 facts about wine

9. One needs to have about 600 grapes to make a bottle of wine.
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