• What Are Wine Tannins? - Wine 101 Videos

    7 monthes ago - By Wine Folly

    Unveil the mysteries of wine tannins. You'll never drink wine the same way again!
    You'd be surprised by how many folks still think wine tannins cause headaches! The truth is that tannins are surprisingly good. So, what are they? And, why are they so “good?”
    Wine Tannins
    The term “tannins in wine” describes several classes of phenolic compounds. These include non-flavonoid phenolics and flavonoid phenolics (condensed tannins, catechins, anthocyanins).
    In other words, the stuff that tastes bitter and astringent in wine is tannin!
    All of the wines displayed are high in tannins. That said...
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