Monthly Archives: December 2014

“I fight with the fungus at Cheval Blanc but I play with the fungus at d’Yquem.”- Pierre Lurton. Botrytis cinerea: When and why is it desirable or undesirable to produce wines from botrytis affected grapes?

Have you ever seen a Botrytis cinerea infected bunch of grapes? If you have you will never forget it. And if you have ever helped harvest some you will really never forget it! It is disgusting looking. Like something you … Continue reading

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