A view up into the motionless core of a destemming machine, whose rubber blades and mesh of holes neatly separate
Shiny berries of Cabernet Sauvignon and just a few stem jacks are all that is left after the vibrating sorting
A burning sulfur cake glows blue in the bunghole of an old barrel at Fitapreta Vinhos in the Alentejo region
New wine shines a vivid garnet-purple against the metal of the press pan during pressing at Anomaly Vineyards in St.
Looking like nothing so much as maps of constellations, patterns emerge in the bubbles of fermenting yeasts in a talha,
Fermenting must hits the sieve before filling the open-top, 130-gallon tank where it will be pumped up & sprayed into the
The packed, and well-used cellar of Mee Godard in the Beaujolais village of Morgon is starkly illuminated by flourescent lights
Purple residue of press juice stains glasses and the table in the cellar at Anomaly Vineyards in St. Helena, California.
A Cabernet pumpover proceeds at Covert Estate in the Coombsville AVA of Napa Valley. The French term is remontage, which
Cabernet Sauvignon hits the splash pan to aerate during pump overs at Outpost Estate atop Napa’s Howell Mountain. Known as
Steaming Barrels, Mayacamas VineyardsA cellar worker cleans barrels at the famed Mayacamas Vineyards estate on the top of Mount Veeder
Silicon Valley lies a mere 90 miles from the heart of California wine country, but sits worlds apart. The frenzy
When I first started drinking wine, I had all sorts of romantic notions about what winemaking involved. I though of
I had a conversation the other night with a fellow wine writer that unsettled me. We were tasting a number
It seems like every week, there’s a new story about some inventor debuting some newfangled technology to make wine better.
If you’ve read many wine labels, especially those of wines that cost more than $25, you’ve almost certainly seen on
There were a few weeks in June when the last place a wine lover would have wanted to be was
Review by Christy McGill. Have you ever daydreamed about a different life? Perhaps one set in some sun-dappled, far-flung wine-making