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wine

(wīn),
1. The fermented juice of a plant product (most commonly the grape), consumed as a beverage. Synonym(s): vinous liquor
2. A group of preparations consisting of a solution of one or more medicinal substances in wine, usually white wine because of its comparative lack of tannin. No specific wines are officially designated for such use, however.
[Fr. vin; L. vinum]
An alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes. In moderation, wine consumption lowers the risk of heart disease, an effect attributed to polyphenols in the grape skins—which is thus higher in red wines—including resveratrol, which is optimally absorbed in the mouth

wine

(wīn) [L. vinum, wine]
1. Fermented juice of any fruit, usually made from grapes and containing 10% to 15% alcohol. Taken in moderation (1 or 2 glasses a night) it is part of the Mediterranean diet.

red wine

An alcoholic beverage made from pressed grapes, which contains polyphenolic antioxidants. Consumption of red wine, not in excess of 1 to 2 glasses per day, is associated with reduced risk of coronary artery disease.
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This explains why grapes of any color can be made into a "colorless" white wine, but only grapes with deeply tinted skins can make a wine dark enough to be called red.
The grape skins are removed when white wine is processed, which decreases its medicinal benefits.
Aviary Wine & Kitchen offers a rotating selection of six to eight white wines by the glass.
Because of much higher concentrations of wine polyphenols being found in red than in white wine, practically all studies examining effects of wine consumption on body weight have been conducted using red wine.
Buxaderas, "Volatile compounds of red and white wines by headspace-solid-phase microextraction using different fibers," Journal of Chromatographic Science, vol.
For white wine enthusiasts, Wine Down Wednesday (WDW) offers a premium selection, including Spain's 2007 Serra Da Estrela Abarino, an aromatic lemon white wine tasting of apricot and pear, and, for sports fans, a 2005 Wayne Gretzky Estates No.
Namibia's only manufacturer of Namibian brandy, Kristal Kellerei,situated outside Omaruru produces two red wines, namely Ruby Carbenet and Carbenet Sauvignon and a white wine called Colmard.
Karen: Chateau Belle Vue has a really nice white wine, it's called Petit Geste, and that wine is a great wine to be paired with fish.
The boffins have come to the conclusion that drinking white wine is just as good for your health as red.
There is less resveratrol in white wine than in red wine because in the preparation of white wines, the skins are removed.
The oldest written accounts of white wines in Egypt date to the third century A.D., the scientists note.