Phenolic compounds – Natural compounds present in grape skins and seeds.
Phylloxera – Originating in the USA, a microscopic insect that kills grape vines by attacking their roots.
A breakout in the 19th century nearly destroyed almost all of the European wine industry.
Plonk – British slang for inexpensive wine. Also used to describe very low-quality wines.
Press wine (Wine from press) – Red wine from the first pressing of the solid parts of the grape.
It is usually more rich in color and tannins than the “free run wine.”