Winemaking Yeast and Bacteria

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Q Is racking a necessary part of the wine production process?

A I have not seen this step skipped, however we have helped companies automate the process. Read On

Q Can someone explain the process of riddling bottles?

A Riddling is a process used to keep Champagnes and sparkling wines from having a cloudy, murky appearance upon uncorking. Riddled bottles are placed downward at about a 45 degree angle ... Read On

Q What is lees, and how does it affect the ageing process of wine?

A Lees refers to the yeast and yeast residuals that are left over in the wine after the fermentation process. The process of racking is typically used to remove some or ... Read On