#WineTips 19 – Fermentation

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:38+00:00 July 25th, 2013|#WineTips, Learning, Vine2Wine, Wine making|

Grape juice fermenting in a vat Fermentation is the process that converts grape juice into wine. Through the interaction of yeast with the sugars in the juice, ethanol (alcohol) is produced and carbon dioxide is liberated. A number of critical variables have to be taken into account in producing good wine, including the

#WineTips 18 – Cabernet Sauvignon

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:39+00:00 July 18th, 2013|#WineTips|

    Cabernet Sauvignon - one of the world's best known red wine grapes Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the world’s most famous, popular and extensively planted red wine varietal grapes, sometimes known as the “King of Red Wine Grapes”. Genetically descended from Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc vines, Cabernet Sauvignon spread from the

#WineTips16 – Hand Picking

By | 2017-10-12T11:42:40+00:00 June 20th, 2013|#WineTips, Cabernet Franc, Marketing & Media|

Hand picking B1ockOne CabFranc grapes in Cardan Bordeaux One of the success keys to producing great wine is to start with the best fruit possible. That makes sense! In a typical vineyard due to microclimatic variations, different flower set times and dissimilar grape and bunch health, not all the fruit is evenly ripe nor healthy