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Wine Color

By: Wine Library Staff

Wine and Color

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Color of wine is a visual way of describing wine. The main 3 colors are Red, White and Pink or Rose. Orange has also become common in the past few years. Ruby is a very common shade of red, garnet and violet or purple are common.    

The red color in wine comes from a pigment called anthocyanin. Anthocyanin is present in many other fruits, including plums, blueberries, and cherries.

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