Articles tagged with the word "winemaking":

Vines & Vinification wins OIV book award 2018

Published on July 10, 2018

Vines and Vinification was originally conceived of as the study guide for the ‘Production of wine’ unit of the Wine and Spirit Education Trust’s (WSET) Level 4 Diploma in Wines and Spirits. It is now published as an accompaniment to unit 2, ahead of new diploma study materials that are being developed. It remains as […]


Postmodern winemaking, by Clark Smith

Published on August 16, 2013

The book is founded on a collation of Clark Smith’s magazine columns. He does not readily define postmodern winemaking, but includes under its umbrella “micro-oxygenation, lees work and a sophisticated understanding of oak.”


Concrete eggs in winemaking

Published on September 3, 2011

The first egg vat was commissioned in 2001 by Michel Chapoutier, following discussions and design between Chapoutier and French vat manufacturer Marc Nomblot, whose company has been making concrete wine vats since 1922. The shapely historic connection to Roman amphorae was not coincidental in the design.


Winemaking Problems Solved, edited by Christian E. Butzke

Published on July 17, 2011

This book looks at categories of winemaking and breaks them up into a question and answer format to deal with problems in the winery.


Malolactic fermentation

Published on October 29, 2010

Good bacteria exist in wine as well as in probiotic formulations. Their greatest vinous contribution is the malolactic fermentation (MLF or ‘the malo’).


Reverse osmosis

Published on October 1, 2010

Bits of viticulture and winemaking stuff explained.

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