Each Wine Wednesday we share words of advice from your favourite winos, oenophiles and beyond . . .
Uncork Like a Pro
Mario Batali Presents: Otto Enoteca Pizzeria’s bartender extraordinaire Dennis Mullally demonstrates how to uncork your favorite grape libations like a pro.
Question of the week
The question: What could give red wine a chemical taste?
The answer: There are several possibilities. One is Brettanomyces. “Brett” is a spoilage yeast, often associated with dirty barrels. It can give off a variety of off-flavours, variously described as metallic, manure-like (euphemistically referred to as barnyard) and Band-Aid. As a producer, you’ve done the lab work, so I suspect this is not the strongest possibility.
Read more at the Globe and Mail.
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