Bubblypedia

Wine Estate

Place where entire wine-making process takes place including vineyard and winery.

Wine of Origin

WO stands for wine of origin, and demarcates production zones in South Africa. South African bubblies listing a “Wine of Origin” must be composed entirely of grapes from its region.

Winemaker

Person in charge of winemaking at a winery.

Xylem

The woody, center portion of a vine trunk, arm or cane.

Yeast

Are unicellular microorganisms that can metabolize natural sugars into alcohol and carbon dioxide.

Yield

Quantity of grapes or wine produced measured in.

Zero dosage

Also called brut nature, is the driest style of bubbly – less than 3 grams of sugar per litre.