Clean. Fun. Real.
Some of the most delicious wines in the world are made without using chemicals in the vineyard, without adding yeast, or sugar, or acid, and without a huge aggressive filtering process.
This will be the focus of this Saturday’s wine tasting: Natural wines from a part of the world that cares as much about enjoying the deliciousness of wine as they do about nature. Continue reading Wine Tasting: Natural Wines from Italy
Where do bubbles really come from??
Sparkling wines have bubbles. And while the extra CO₂ is a natural by-product of fermentation (just like the alcohol), most wines remain flat. That extra gas for most of the reds and whites we drink blows off into the atmosphere. Your traditional Champagne then adds a pellet full of extra sugar and yeast to the still wine for a second fermentation. This is where they get the bubbles.
But, not matter how clean and natural your ingredients might be, this two-fermentation method is modern manufacturing. What if, instead, we tried to capture those first bubbles instead of wasting them to the air? Continue reading Wine Tasting: Natural Bubbles