Wine is an alcohol
It is made out of fermented grapes.
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Alcohols have been known to humans for thousands of years. Ethanol is the most well known alcohol and is found in alcoholic beverages. Alcohols are distinguished by the hydroxyl (‐OH) group attached to the hydrocarbon.
Eg: Methanol, ethanol, ethylene glycol etc.,
- Methanol, also called ‘wood alcohol’, is primarily used as a starting material for a variety of final products.
- Ethanol is the most well known alcohol and is found in alcoholic beverages. It is also used as a starting material for acetic acid and as a solvent.
- Ethylene glycol is the major constituent of antifreeze.