Bottom of the Barrel

June 22nd, 2011

Our assistant winemaker Alta had her raingear on yesterday. It wasn’t to deal with the wintery weather, though…

When wine has been lying in a tank for a while, the tartaric acid inside the wine tends to crystalize against the inside of the tank wall.  There are a few different ways to get this off, but Alta got inside this big wooden tank with her high pressure gun, and she sprayed it off!

Winemaking sounds like such a glamorous profession, doesn’t it?


  1. Hanna Visser says:

    Lekker man Altie! Stick by die groen gear!

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