Destemming: Separation of grape berries from their stalks.
Thinning out: Separation of leaves from the harvest.
Alcoholic fermentation: Conversion of sugar to alcohol or grape juice in alcohol.
Blocking malolactic fermentation: Offers greater vibrancy for this type of wine which, unlike a red, does not benefit from prolonged aroma extraction.
Racking: Process of separating wine from its sediment or lees.