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Destemming: The process of removing the grape berries from the stems once the grapes have been harvested and brought into the winery. The goal is to minimize the amount of astringent tannins that stems can add to wine.

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Whole cluster: This can refer to whole cluster pressing and/or whole cluster fermentation, where pressing and/or fermentation happen without the stems having been removed from the berries.

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