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Varietal wine
A wine produced primarily from a single grape variety and labeled accordingly.



Velvety
Having rich flavor and a silky, sumptuous texture.



Verasion
The point in the development of a red grape when it turns from green to red. The process can take up to ten days from the time the first color shows until all the clusters in the vineyard turn completely red.



Vermouth
A wine based beverage that originated in Italy and is often served as an aperitif.



Vinegar
The natural evolution of the juice of grape, vine is only a way towards vinegar. Any wine might become vinegar.



Vinification
Winemaking, including all the operations and processes involved. Often substituted for the word "winemaking."



Vintage
Year of vinification.



Vintner
Generally indicates a wine producer/or winery proprietor. (wine merchant)



Viticulture
The science and art of grape growing, as distinguished from viniculture, the science of wine-making.






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