What are the consequences of making orange wine whithout temperature control ?

1 year ago

Using cool fermentation temperatures is often recommanded for fermenting white wine. What would be the consequences on wine characteristics , if no temperature control is made during the fermentation of an orange (aka skin maceration) wine ?

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Wine Closure : what's driving your choice ?

1 year ago

Do you change the closure (cork, screwcap...) according to your market ? Even for the same style of wine ?
Interesting news here about the cultural heritage of natural cork : https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2017/08/closure-encounters/

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Brett inoculation in pre fermenting stage, is that really a good idea ?

1 year ago

I just watched an strange experiment of a winemaker trying to cope with the off-aromas of Brett in inoculating must with Brett before the AF... What should we expect ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngDLEkqhDLA
https://vimeo.com/84541280

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How do you define fine wine ?

1 year ago

I was recently at a very insightful seminary : "Free Minds for fine wines" , hosted by Le Chêne Bleu. But it seems that everybody, depending of where he comes from or what he does in the wine industry, has a specific answer. I'm interesting of your answers ! Thanks !

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How can winemakers prevent frost effectively ?

1 year ago

Apart from sprinklers and parafine candles, how can winemakers help to prevent frost. Is there a perfect solution ?

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