October 20, 2017

Realizing the Aroma Potential Of Cold Hardy Grapes

Giddy upIt’s an exciting time in the hybrid grape and wine world because for the first time significant research has been carried out on hybrid grapes and wine in search of defining chemical aroma profiles unique to individual varieties! The aromatics of a wine are the subtle nuances (beyond the basic sugars, organic acids, etc.) that are worth pursuing because they can add complexity or … [Read more...]

Back to Basics: Preventing Rotten Eggs (aka Reduction)

This article is sponsored by Scott Laboratories. For more information on product offerings, please contact Scott Labs at 800-821-7254 or visit Scott Laboratories. “This wine smells a bit like rotten eggs to me,” said grandma Margie. “Thanks grandma, I know I missed the boat on this wine” I replied. “Well, what are they teaching you at that school, I’d ask for my money back if I were you.” Got … [Read more...]