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- n. The art and science of making wine.
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- n. The act of making wine
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- n. the craft and science of growing grapes and making wine
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But the real magic of the winemaking is the fact that there is no magic: winemaking occurs with a non-interventionist approach.
It took quite a bit of scrubbing to get the tank completely clean, a not-so-subtle reminder that winemaking is 80% cleaning.
Why the Hunts don't believe biodynamic winemaking is realistic in the
How far down the rabbit hole in winemaking do you want to go ...???
The history of Long Island winemaking is still far too brief to know exactly what will flourish best there.
As a native of the Finger Lakes who is currently working in winemaking in California, I miss "personality".
Like everything else in winemaking, you have to use your judgement.
I suppose I react strongly to this because if people truly believe that soil plays no role in winemaking, then it is easy to argue there is no reason to have good, clean soil and it is a slippery slope from that point to all sorts of nastiness.
In a nutshell, what are they doing so right in winemaking yet so wrong in being undervalued by the market?
I may not like all of the consequences of his influence, but as Randall Graham pointed out, his influence on winemaking is massive, and add to that, the way wines are sold down the supply chain, and how far the consumers have been informed on wine regions, grape varieties, wineries, and personalities.