Author: Piero Spada

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How Copper Fooled Us All

Piero is a Midwest vineyard and winery consultant specializing in cool-climate and cold-climate grape & wine production. He can be reached via email at pierospada.com  Intro — Part i Got a hint of burnt rubber smell in...

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Cue Tannin Binding Now

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 is the second part of the story about tannins in...

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Tannin Additions in Red Hybrid Wines

Tannin is to red wine what acidity is to whites: a backbone.  Without either, it is difficult to make a balanced wine. This is one of the first principles I learned about winemaking (from...

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Midwest Winemaker Q&A May 2013

This is the second part of the response to a reader question about adjusting SO2.  The first part of Piero’s answer appears below in his “March 2013” column and contains helpful background for this...

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Midwest Winemaker Q&A

Publisher’s note: This is the second installment of  Midwest Wine Press Winemaker Q & A. If you have questions for Milwaukee based winery consultant Piero Spada, please send them to midwestwine@gmail.com February 2013: More...