Wine is an alcoholic beverage which is made from the fermented grapes. Wine is classified into two types: red and white wine. Wine can be made from any fruits such as apple, plums, cranberries, etc.
Whisky is an alcoholic beverage which is made from the grains such as barley, maize, wheat and rye. It is aged from a year to decades.
|An alcoholic drink made from fermented grape juice||A spirit distilled from malted grain, especially barley or rye|
|Synonyms||Sherry, champagne, vino, liquor, alcohol, booze||Scotch, rum, bourbon, chariot, gin|
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|History||The earliest archaeological evidence of wine production yet found has been at sites in Georgia (c. 6000 BC), Iran (c. 5000 BC), Greece (c. 4500 BC) and Armenia (c. 4100 BC), where the oldest winery to date was uncovered.||The first confirmed accounts of whisky distillation are from the early 15th century, when the Irish and Scottish distilled it, calling it “Aqua Vitae” (Water of Life / Lively Water), for medicinal properties.|
|Word origin||The word wine was originated from Old English wīn, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wijn, German Wein, based on Latin vinum.||The word whisky was originated in Early 18th century: abbreviation of obsolete whiskybae, variant of usquebaugh.|
|Produced in||Italy, France, Spain, America, Argentina, Chile, China, India, etc.||Scotland, England, Ireland, America, Canada, Australia, India, Denmark, Germany, etc.|
|Alcohol Content||Natural wines may exhibit a broad range of alcohol content, from below 9% to above 16% ABV, with most wines being in the 12.5%–14.5% range. Fortified wines (usually with brandy) may contain 20% alcohol or more.||Usually contains between 40-50% alcohol, however, it can be made to contain up to 96% alcohol.|
|Made of||Wine is made from fermented grapes.||Whisky is made from grains such as barley, maize, wheat and rye.|
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