where the magic happens; the conversion of sugars in grape juice into alcohol.
very simply put: a genetically distinct occurrence of a grape vine with two parent plants of different varieties. e.g Chardonnay, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc.
all the factors that impact the growing and fermentation of grapes. these can be anything from the soil in which the vines grow, to the microbes active in the cellar.
the process of making grapes into wine. from the moment the grapes are picked to the moment it is put in a bottle.
the growing of grapes and the cultivation of the grape vine.
the amount of alcohol, residual sugar and acidity in the wine. these factors directly impact the flavour profile of the wine.