Wine in Brewster is an alcoholic beverage, made of fermented fruit juice, usually from grapes. The natural chemical balance of grapes lets them ferment without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes or other nutrients. Various types of yeast are required to ferment crushed grapes to produce grape wine. Yeast consumes the sugars in the grapes and converts them into alcohol. Wines, however, may also be made from other fruits such as apples and berries, and are generically called fruit wine or country wine. Others, such as barley and rice wine, are made from starch-based materials and resemble beer more than wine. Ginger wine is fortified with brandy.
By: Lee Ann Rush Those ubiquitous, multi-flavored individual coffee servings sold in plastic pods known as Keurig K-Cups might have been a clever and novel idea at first, but they are quickly becoming an environmental disaster. In 2014, billions of plastic K-Cups were sold; enough to circle the earth more than 10 times! As bad as that sounds, it gets..