Wine Education – the use of sulphur in wine
Sulphur, in various forms, is an essential tool for the winemaker. It inhibits oxidation, is antibacterial and preserves wine at bottling. It also occurs naturally in all wines as a by-product of yeast metabolism. In this article I’m going to talk about the use of sulphur in wine.
What is bâtonnage?
Bâttonage is the French word for stirring the ‘lees’