Inquiring Winemaker

 

Going Wild In the Cellar

April 2008
 
by Tim Patterson
 
Wild Yeast
What's in it? Where will it go? Fermenting with wild yeast can be risky business, but for many daring winemakers, it's a risk worth taking.
 
Some winemakers get their inspiration about yeast choices from product catalogs, some from experimental results reported in enology journals, some from mimicking successful producers in other countries. A few brave souls take their cues from Maurice Sendak's children's classic, Where the Wild Things Are.
 

 
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