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|hand=Point wand at target
 
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|effect=Turns vinegar into wine
 
|effect=Turns vinegar into wine
 
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{{Quote|Hermione was the only one who had managed to turn vinegar into wine; her glass flask was full of deep crimson liquid ''[...]'' |Description.|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince}}
 
This '''charm''' is used to turn [[vinegar]] into [[wine]]. It was taught by [[Filius Flitwick]], the [[Charms]] [[professor]], to the sixth year students in the [[1996–1997 school year]]. If cast incorrectly, said vinegar may turn into ice, or else the flask which contains the vinegar may explode, as happened when Harry and Ron attempted to cast it.
 
   
==Known users==
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{{Quote|Hermione was the only one who had managed to turn vinegar into wine; her glass flask was full of deep crimson liquid.|Description|Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince}}
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This '''charm''' (''incantation unknown'') is used to turn [[vinegar]] into [[wine]].
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==History==
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This spell was taught by [[Filius Flitwick]], the [[Charms]] [[professor]], to the sixth year students during the [[1996–1997 school year]]. If cast incorrectly, said vinegar may turn into ice or explode.
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==Practitioners==
 
*[[Hermione Granger]]
 
*[[Hermione Granger]]
*[[Harry Potter]] (failed)
 
*[[Ronald Weasley]] (failed)
 
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*Although taught in Charms, this spell changes one thing into another, rather than adding properties to it, so it technically has the qualities of a [[transfiguration]] spell.
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*At first sight, this spell seems to change one thing into another, rather than adding properties to it, technically making it a [[transfiguration]] spell, despite being taught in [[Charms (class)|Charms]] class. However, when one considers that vinegar is produced through the oxidation of ethanol it is entirely possible that what this charm does is ''revert'' that naturally occurring mechanism and not ''transform'' one thing to another, ''stricto sensu'' — effectively making it a [[Charm]] spell.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' {{1st}}
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[[Category:Charms]]
 
[[Category:Charms]]
 
[[Category:Unidentified spells]]
 
[[Category:Unidentified spells]]
 
[[Category:Spells of unknown incantation]]
 
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[[Category:Alcoholic beverages]]

Latest revision as of 01:12, June 10, 2015

Vinegar to wine
Type

Charm

Hand Movement

Point wand at target

Light

None

Effect

Turns vinegar into wine

"Hermione was the only one who had managed to turn vinegar into wine; her glass flask was full of deep crimson liquid."
—Description[src]

This charm (incantation unknown) is used to turn vinegar into wine.

HistoryEdit

This spell was taught by Filius Flitwick, the Charms professor, to the sixth year students during the 1996–1997 school year. If cast incorrectly, said vinegar may turn into ice or explode.

PractitionersEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

  • At first sight, this spell seems to change one thing into another, rather than adding properties to it, technically making it a transfiguration spell, despite being taught in Charms class. However, when one considers that vinegar is produced through the oxidation of ethanol it is entirely possible that what this charm does is revert that naturally occurring mechanism and not transform one thing to another, stricto sensu — effectively making it a Charm spell.

AppearancesEdit

Charms (class)
Wingardium leviosa
Professors: Filius Flitwick
Textbooks: The Standard Book of Spells · Achievements in Charming · Quintessence: A Quest
Charmbook writers and charm developers: Miranda Goshawk · Scarpin · Felix Summerbee · Randolph Keitch · Basil Horton · Mnemone Radford · Elliot Smethwyck · Jarleth Hobart · Delfina Crimp · Orabella Nuttley · Levina Monkstanley · Fred Weasley · George Weasley
Charms studied at Hogwarts: Levitation Charm · Fire-Making Charm · Softening Charm · Skurge · Aresto Momentum · Cheering Charm · Freezing Spell · Seize and Pull Charm · Summoning Charm · Banishing Charm · Silencing Charm · Mending Charm · Reductor Curse · Colour Change Charm · Growth Charm · Water-Making Spell · Locomotion Charm · Vinegar into Wine · Bird-Conjuring Charm

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