Ezra Cipes
September 9, 2013 | Winemaking, Winemaking, Winemaking, Winemaking, Winemaking, Winemaking, Winemaking, Winemaking | Ezra Cipes

Investing in Quality

Elevage is a French winemaking term that The Oxford Companion to Wine defines as "the series of cellar operations that take place between fermentation and bottling, suggesting that the winemaker's role is rather like that of a loving parent who guides, disciplines, and civilizes the raw young wine that emerges from the fermentation vessel."

Every year we make a few investments to bring up the overall quality of our wine. Last year it was a cluster sorting table, and this year it is a new destemmer/deleafer, which our excellent winemaker Eric von Krosigk introduces in this short video:


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