Each Wine Wednesday we share words of advice from your favourite winos, oenophiles and beyond . . .

Libation Wine Education Episode #1: Trust Your Nose

 

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Question of the week

THE QUESTION: What is malolactic fermentation?

THE ANSWER: A natural process during which beneficial bacteria convert the malic (very tart) acid in a wine to lactic (softer tasting) acid. Malolactic fermentation can take place on its own or be prompted by the winemaker.

Source: http://archive.supermarketguru.com/page.cfm/page.cfm/316#14

 

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Happy Wine Wednesday everyone!