Wednesday, January 26, 2011

And the Answer is . . .

You are patient souls. There were four correct answers to the Whazsis? question last month. The photo was a close up of pressed grapes from the 2010 vintage. Under the gentle pressure of the wine press bladder, the fermented grape stew gives up the new wine. Remaining inside the press is the compacted solid residue - called pomace or sometimes press cake. We compost this stuff and throw it back into the vineyard.

Jessica Chasse, Maggie Gibson, Kim Tunze and Joe Richie gave correct answers. Send your e-mail contact information to and we'll send you a coupon for one free tasting!

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