Erin Scala delves into the evolving conversation around whole cluster, one of the biggest questions in winemaking. One hundred percent whole cluster? Not all wines are, but this episode sure is.
Why might a winemaker choose to use the stems, as well as the grapes, in their winemaking? Or why might they discard those stems? Erin Scala looks at the reasoning presented by some key winemakers from around the world.
This episode features interviews with:
Jean-Nicolas Meo of Meo-Camuzet (Burgundy)
Aubert de Villaine of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti (Burgundy)
Jeremy Seysses of Domaine Dujac (Burgundy)
Greg Harrington of Gramercy Cellars (Washington State)
Mark Vlossak of St. Innocent (Oregon)
Sashi Moorman of Domaine de la Côte, Sandhi, Piedrasassi and others (CA & Oregon)
John Lockwood of Enfield Wine Co. (California)
Kate McIntyre of Moorooduc Estate (Victoria, Australia)
Ronnie Sanders of Vine Street Imports