Different Types Of Wines By Ernest Hemingway Essay

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Ernest Hemingway once said, “Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.” More simply and literally put, wine is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of grapes. Wine making and drinking dates to thousands and thousands of years ago. In fact, the earliest record of vinification, or wine making, is placed in the Bible in Genesis 9:20-21 where it states that Noah planted a vineyard and drank wine produced from it around 4100 B.C. Over the years, people have experimented making different types of wines with different kinds of grapes, which have been split into 4 categories. These categories are Wild Vine, Indistinct Vitis Vinifera, Distinct Vitis Vinifera and Hybrids. These different types of wines have been divided into 5 different classifications which are Table Wine, Sparkling Wine, Dessert Wine, Fortified Wine and Aromatized Wine. Concurrently, these different wines are made in several different locations around the world. The top producing wine country is Italy with the United States falling not too far behind in 4th place. The wine that I will be focusing on in this paper is Syrah while the location is Santa Barbara, California. I will also speak about Syrah in relation to Santa Barbara and its significance on the region. Syrah’s place of
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