Red wine is a popular and versatile alcoholic beverage made from fermented dark-colored grapes. It is produced in various regions around the world, each offering its unique flavors and characteristics. Red wine is known for its rich, complex flavors, ranging from fruity and jammy to earthy and spicy. It can be enjoyed on its own or paired with a wide variety of dishes, from hearty meats and cheeses to pasta and desserts. Red wine is often used in cooking to add depth and flavor to sauces, stews, and marinades.