Wine Syrup is wine that has been simmered down to a syrup. The simmering concentrates the sugar in the wine. By the time the simmering is done, almost all alcohol is gone from the wine.
Some people like it over ice cream. The syrup becomes semi-solid when it hits the cold of the ice cream.
In desserts, grenadine.
Some Health Food stores sell red wine extract capsules as a folk medicine. One capsule is generally supposed to equal the reputed health benefits from one glass of red wine.
1 750ml bottle of wine = 8 oz / 250 ml wine syrup
Store in refrigerator.
In a similar technique, the Romans boiled wine must down to make a sweet syrup. It produced a syrup that was sweeter than starting with actual wine.
The phrase “wine syrup” is also used as a phrase by wine writers to sum up the essential characteristics of a wine.