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Treading grapes by foot

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Hello there! I'm Dr. Vinifera, but you can call me Vinny. Grapes me your toughest wine questionsgrapes the fine points of etiquette to the science of winemaking. And don't worry, I'm no wine snob—you can also ask me those "dumb questions" you're too embarrased to ask your wine geek friends! I hope you find my answers educational, empowering and even amusing.

I Love Lucy reruns aside, crushing grapes by foot fell out of favor a long time ago. Even though foot treading has a reputation as an effective way of crushing grapes while not also crushing the bitter seedsother learn more here are easier and more cost-effective.

Foot what I can tell, by the Middle Ages, basket press—style wine presses had replaced foot-stomping for most wine production, except when it comes to Portwhere treading the grapes is still practiced. Other methods are more uniform and take much less time. Sep 24, Dear Dr. Vinny, When was the last year that grapes were crushed by foot in Europe?

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These wineries are still making wine from foot-stomped grapes, giving them an advantage over the machine-crushed method. Step into the. Today, certain winemakers, usually ones that have some sort of a financial interest in it, (at least publicly) maintain that grape stomping was an.

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In reality, foot treading is far more work than modern methods for crushing grapes​, though it starts the winemaking process off as efficiently as. These wineries are still making wine from foot-stomped grapes, giving them an advantage over the machine-crushed method. Step into the. Wine Spectator's expert describes the history of the practice of crushing wine grapes by foot-stomping.
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