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Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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made wine, somewhat inelegant name for wine made not from freshly picked grapes but from reconstituted grape concentrate. The advantages for producers are that it can be made throughout the year, and that grapes can be sourced wherever they happen to be cheapest. cyprus has been an important source, as has Spain more recently. british made wine is one of the most commercially successful made wines, but made wines have also been produced in notable quantity in japan and eastern Europe. The produce of many home-winemakers is made wine.