March 06, 2013
ON WINE: Eurasian winery follows the old ways
Maybe we've made this whole wine making thing way too complicated in the 21st century. Maybe you don't need a UC-Davis degree, a cellar-rat pedigree, a portmanteau of vinification magic tricks, cold soaking, designer yeast, micro-oxygenation, fining, filtering, racking. It wasn't nearly so complicated the first 8,000 years of winemaking.