There are basically 5 major types of wine namely: Rose wine, red wine, white wine, fortified wine and sparkling wine. Under these wine types are hundreds of grape varieties and winemaking styles.
Visit a wine shop to know more about how wines are made.
Below is a brief explanation for each type of wine:
Red wines – red wines are made from black grapes and range from light to dark.
Rose wine – these are also wines made from blending red and white wines. They are also made by removing skins of black grapes.
Fortified wine – Fortified wines are dessert wines made by fortifying wines with spirits.
Sparkling wine – Sparkling wine involves secondary fermentation (which causes the wine to bubble). They can be red, white, or rose and they taste sweet.
White wines – White wines are rich, creamy, zesty, and light. They are made from green and black grapes.
Visit a wine shop to know more information about these types of wines.
Wines can also be classified into flavor, namely: Dry, semi-sweet and sweet.
Below is a brief explanation for each type of wine flavor:
Dry wine – these are made by fermenting grape sugars into alcohol.
Semi-sweet wines – Semi-sweet wines does not leave a lot of sugars in an unfermented wine.
Sweet wines – Sweet wines are made by stopping the fermentation before yeasts turn grape extracts into alcohol. Stopping the fermentation may include pouring brandy into or super-cooling the wine.
Go to a wine shop to know more about different types of wines.