Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Do You Know? . . . About Winemaking


How does wine get made? Award-winning winemaker William Pokluda offers us a sneak peek:


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As the "must" of crushed grapes begins to ferment, it needs to be stirred several times a day to mix in oxygen. A commercial winery will have huge vats which are stirred with long poles.
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Siphoning the juice from the "must" into the bottle for fermentation.

Thanks to William Pokluda for sharing these fascinating videos with us!

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