What is Whole-Bunch Fermentation and Why Does It Matter? To de-stem or not to de-stem? Considered a rustic style, some producers continue to ferment whole bunches of grapes. How does it affect your final wine?
What is Carbonic Maceration? Perhaps best known in Beaujolais Nouveau, carbonic maceration yields fruit-forward, approachable and easy-drinking wines. Here’s what you need to know.
Behind America’s New Nouveau-Style Wines A number of American producers are taking inspiration from Beaujolais and producing their own fresh, carbonic wines meant to be drunk young.