What is wine is question we often ask and most of us know the answer also. But if
we want an formal definition it can be given like this “an alcoholic beverage made
mostly from grapes.but can be made from other fruits also.”fermenting fruits will
give wine ultimately.there lot of fermenting agents are avaliable. Sugars, acids,
enzymes, water and nutrients are some examples for fermenting agents.but natural
chemical balance of grapes and other fruits will make fermentation possible. There
is no need for adding external agents.yeast plays a major role in formation of wine.it
consume sugar and make alcohol.type of wine depends on diffrenrt type of grape and
yeast.based on these there are wide variety of wine avaliable .varietyies of wines
are the result of many complex and intriging chemical reactions which take a lot
of time.it also depends on the biochemical devloepment of the fruit.a glass of wine
may contain thosands of chemical compounds which varies from small percent to a
few parts per million.
We use water in many forms. The most celebrated form of water
is the fermented one. They are having more nutritious, safety, and psychotropic
effects and are more enjoyable. Western society gives more importance to alcohol
than any other society in the world. Some opinion even says that alcohol is the
reason for deloapment of western civilization. Another opinion is that alcohol gives
longer life and healthy reproductive system. The civilized human society often place
alcohol in a top position in all social gatherings and celebrations for many reasons.
Drinking alcohol is considered as a conspicuous display of happiness and well being.
Alcohol and other fermented drinks can be considered as a social lubricant in many
societies. Drinking alcohol makes social barriers less severe. Economical benefit
from wine production is also massive. Many European countries known for its wine
production. Greece, Italy, Spain etc are examples. Fermented beverages helped in
trade and cross cultural exchanges. Wine ceremonies conducted in many regions across
the world helped in making relationship between countries more pleasant. Exchange
of knowledge and ideas are also happened through this kind of events.