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January 2, 2018

Many describe winemaking as a melding of art and science. However, which parts of the process require an artistic touch versus scientific doesn't often. . .


August 29, 2016

Scientific discovery has enabled winemakers to improve their craft significantly. Prior to the 1860s, brewers and winemakers didn’t know that yeast fermented wine. Fermentation was nearly magical, which may . . .



June 6, 2016

Yeast, the converters, create the wine we all enjoy. These single-celled fungi feast upon sugars, and release CO2 and alcohol in exchange. Without yeast, we would drink super-sweet grape juice from our beloved Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines. However, thanks to yeast, we instead relish the complex, intoxicating aromas and flavors of wine.