If you are a wine enthusiast yourself, it would probably be quite easy to choose a wine gift for someone. However, if you aren’t knowledgeable about wine basics, it could be very difficult for you to know which type or vintage wine to purchase. This article will cover the basic facts about the differences between the two basic wine types beyond the fact of color.
Red wines tend to be more full-bodied and more complex than most white wines. Red wines are usually made from red and black grape varietals. The fermentation process is a key element to why red wines are more robust and flavorful than white wines.
During the fermentation of red wines, all parts of the grape are left in the squeezed juice including grape stems, seeds and skins. These solids introduce higher amounts of tannins and pigments. As the stems, seeds and skins steep in the juice, they add color and intense flavor to the resulting wines.
There are many varieties of red wines available to choose from. Some of the most popular red wines include Merlots, Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir. Any of these wine types would be a welcome gift to wine lover.
White wines, on the other...