GRAPE, the source to make wine - GRAPE is a non-climacteric fruit, especially a berry that grows on the vine and perennial deciduous woody the genus Vitis. Grapes can be eaten raw or they can be used to manufacture jams, juices, jelly, vinegar, wine, grape seed extracts, raisins, molasses and grape seed.oil.. The grapes are also used in some types of confectionery. The grapes are generally ellipsoidal shape, particularly a prolate spheroid.
Domestication of purple grapes originated from Central Asia. Brewer's yeast, one of the first domestic microorganisme, naturally occurs in grape skins, which lead to innovations in alcoholic beverages such as wine. Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics record the cultivation of the vine purple, and history shows the ancient Greeks, Phoenicians and Romans purple grape wine production, and eating e. As a result, growing grapes used in Europe, North Africa, and finally North America.
Native purple grapes, belongs to the genus Vitis is grown naturally in North America and were part of the diet of many Indians of North America, but considered unsuitable for the European settlers of wine. The first Old World purple grape Vitis vinifera grown in California, where Spain had established a number of functions close to the shore supply ships to prevent scurvy with oranges and convert the natives.
Grapes are a type of berries that grow in groups of 15 to 300, and may be purple, black, dark blue, yellow, green, orange and pink. "White" grapes are actually green, and are evolutionary products of purple grapes. Mutations in two regulatory genes of white grapes turn off production of anthocyanins, which are responsible for the color of red grapes. Anthocyanins and other pigment chemicals of the great family of purple grape polyphenols are responsible for the different shades of purple in red wines. (@ agriculture commodities)