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VINAGRE VINAIGRE VINAIGRETTE VINALIA VINCULO VINCULUM
VINDEMIA VINE VINEA VINEGAR VINERY VINEYARD
VINO VINOLOGY VINOLENTIA VINTAGE VINUM

~ VINAGRE   id+ | sp for BITTER WINE | or
            see> eng VINEGAR
~ VINAIGRE  id+ | SOUR WINE |
^u          sp  VINO = WINE and
                AGRIO  SOUR
            lat AIGRE  SOUR
            ukr OCSET  VINEGER or
                       tasting like ACETIC ACID
               see> ACETIC
~ VINAIGRETTE  for MIXTURE OF VINEGAR with OIL
            used for " dressing " foods or SALADS
            see> VIGNETTE for "dressed" story
            see> WINE
            see> VINE
~ VINALIA   hx> ROMAN FESTIVITIES related to
                WINE TASTING
~ VINCULO   id+ | BOND  BAND |
            ply> | VINE FASTEN and create
                   CLOSE LINKS | as per
     sp VINCULO = RELATIONSHIP
                  ASSOCIATION
            as in
~ VINCULUM  id+ | LINK or LIGATURE |
            id+ | IMPRISONMENT |
            id+ | KIN KINDRED |
            id+ | BOND |
     lat VINCERE   = TO TIE
         VINCULUM    BOND  FETTER
         VINCULUM MATRIMONII for MARITAL LINK
     hx> A WEDDING RING or BAND
         REPRESENTS A MARITAL FETTER  BOND or
     med> LIGAMENT or LIGATURE
     sc> in mathematics A HORIZONTAL BAR
         PLACED ABOVE TERMS TO BE TREATED JOINTLY
         as if within a PARENTHESIS
~ VINDEMIA  id+ | GRAPE GATHERING | or
            VINTAGE
~ VINE   often implies PARASITE as in
         biol> ORGANISM THAT "HANGS ON" ANOTHER
~ VINEA  lat for VENEYARD
      note  GRAPE  GRAB  GRASP
      note  GRAPPA or LIQUOR made from GRAPES
      note  comments about see> WINE
            are given here
      lit+ maxim> | IN VINO VERITAS |
      perhaps for " WINE PROMOTES TRUTH "
      since EARLY STAGES OF see> ALCOHOL EFFECTS
      or BEFORE INEBRATION  see> EBRIETY
      the alcohol INHIBITS INHIBITIONS thus
      may help TRUTH to emerge
      myth> LIBER  LIBERA were names for the
            JUVENILE BACCHUS and CERES or
      in Rome PERSEPHONE
      LIBERALIA was a SPRING FESTIVAL
      related to WINE or sp VINICULTURA
      see> LIBERTINES as often is the case
      used such occasions to ABUSE the
      see> LIBERTY of others by loss of their
      sug> SOBRIETY replaced by the ABUSE of
      see> ALCOHOL by a state of
      see> EBRIETY
      ply> | VITAL IS THE WINE from the
             VINE VITIS VINIFERA |
           see> VITIS
           sug> WINE       sug> INTERTWINE
           see> WIND
~ VINEGAR  eng for VINAGRE as above
~ VINERY    or WINERY or SITE OF WINE MAKING
~ VINEYARD  see> VINEA for GRAPE CULTIVATION
~ VINO      id+ | WINE in sp |
~ VINOLOGY  or OENOLOGY or
            see> ENOLOGY for KNOWLEDGE OF WINES
~ VINOLENTIA  id+ | DRUNKENNESS |
~ VINTAGE   see> VINDEMIA
            id+ | YEAR OF GRAPE HARVEST thus
                  of WINE MAKING |
~ VINUM  id+ | lat for ANY KIND OF DRINK
               mostly WINE |
  note THE ETYMOLOGY of
  VINE WINE is DISPUTED
  its roots are either from the
  MEDITERRANEAN or CAUCASUS regions
  gr         OIONOS   = WINE
  sc>        OENOLOGY   or
              ENOLOGY   SCIENCE and ART of
                        WINE MAKING leading to
             WOINOS
  lat        UINUM
  Etruscan   VINY
  Abyssinian WAINE
  Georgian   QVIN
  Ukrainian  VYNO    = WINE or
                       FERMENTED JUICE OF GRAPE
             VYNOHRAD  GRAPE or WINE BERRY
                 HRAD  HALE  as in   GRAVEL
  lat        UIERE     BRAID    see> VITIS
  biol> lat  VITIS VINEFERA for GRAPE VINE
        VINE denotes a HERBACEOUS or WOODY PLANTS
  UNABLE TO ACHIEVE INDEPENDENT ERECT POSITION thus
  REQUIRING SUPPORT TO CLIMB
  hx> all VITIS VITIFERA derive from WILD VINES
      most popular VARIETIES include
  CHARDONNAY  THIS GRAPE VARIETY THRIVES ON
              HARCH DRY SOIL AND IS FROM THE
              MIDDLE EAST WHERE IT IS KNOWN AS
  MEROUE      A SOURCE OF A VERSATILE WHITE WINES
  SAUVIGNON   or
  MUSCAT SYLVANER  it origin is probably GERMAN
                   it is used to porduce
  FUME BLANC and
  POUILLY FUME and
  SANCERRES    which are FRESH ZESTY ACID WHITHE WINES
  CABERNET     or
  CABERNET SAUVIGNON  is a VINE that can grow on MANY SOILS
           perhpas the reason for the POPULARITY of this
           ROBUST INTENSLY RED WINE mostly produced in the
           BORDEAUX region of FRANCE including varieties like
  PAUILLAC  priced variety as are
  HAUT MEDOC
  MAULIS
  SHIRAZ     or in fr
  SHIRAH     implante in RHONE FRANCE probably by PHEONICIANS
             the VINE is from PERSIA now IRAN and its
             its small grapes are tightly packed
             known in Argentina as BALSAMINA
             these WINES offer a WIDE SCOPE OF AROMAS
  MOSCATEL   made from
  MUSCAT     very sweet grapes quite POPULAR in SPAIN
             the WINE reflects the action of
             BOTRYTIS name of a FUNGUS also known as
             NOBLE ROT
  CHAMPAGNE  is perhaps the ULTIMATE ART OF WINE MAKING
             the most famous BRANDS include
  HENRIOT  LAURENT PERRIER  POMMERY  NICOLAS FEUILLATE
  CHANOINE FRERES
  note from the above that musch is made of
       OENOLOGY or ENOLOGY which describes A LOVE for the
  PROPERTIES OF ALCOHOLIC FERMENTED GRAPE WINE JUICES often
  DESCRIBED IN POETIC TERMS which UNDERSCORES
  THE DIFFICULTY WITH WORDS WHEN APPLIED TO MATTERS OF "TASTE"
  SCORING OF WINES INCLUDES SEVERAL PROPERTIES
  FLUIDITY      eg OILY THICK DENSE FLUID
                   WATERY
  COLOR         eg VIOLET RED GRENADINE PURPLE
                   RED RUBY  RED CHERRY  RED BRICK
                   RED YELLOW  BROWN  GREEN
                   LEMON  GOLDEN  GOLDEN AMBER  HONEY
  ODOR             is subdivided into
    FLAVOR      eg "ANIMAL" BALSAMIC WOODY CHEMICAL
                   ETHEREAL FLORAL FRUITY VEGETABLE
    AROMA       eg FRUIT, FERMENTING
    INTENSITY   eg FAINT DISCREET AVERAGE STRONG
                   VIGOROUS INTENSE
    QUALITY     eg UNPLEASANT ORDINARY AGREEABLE
                   VERY PLEASANT or
                   RUSTIC VULGAR COMMON ELEGANT or
                   SIMPLE RICH COMPLEX
  TASTE            is subdivided into
    SWEETNESS   eg DRY SLIGHTLY SWEET RICH SYRUPY
    SALTINESS   eg YEAS or NO
    ACIDITY     eg MILD MORDANT LIVE ACID HARD
                   VERY ACID  IMMATURE GREEN
    ASTRINGENCY eg SUPPLE TONIC HARD ASTRINGENT
                   RUDE MORDANT
    ALCOHOL     eg LIGHT MEAGER AVERAGE VIGOROUS
                   RICH  ENRICHED
    GAS         eg FLAT PIQUANT GASEOUS "WIF"
  TRANSPARENCY  eg OPAQUE TURBID LIMPID BRILLIANT
                   CRYSTALLINE
  THE ABOVE IS A SHORTENED LIST USED BY OENOPHILES
  WHO TASTE WINES AND ATTEMPT TO COMMUNICATE AND
  JUSTIFY A "FINALE" SCORE GIVEN AS
  UNDESIRABLE UNBALANCED OR BALANCED
  continued see> WIND
      

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