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by Fred McMillin
Did the Experiment Work?
...Schoonmaker Encyclopedia of Wine
In fermenting my Campanile Pinot Grigio, I gently introduced microscopic bubbles of oxygen to increase the fruit flavors.
...Aaron Pott, Beringer Imports Winemaker
The Rest of the Story
WOW! Deliberately injecting dreaded oxygen into winemaking. I wondered how my panel would react when they tasted wrapped Bottle D, the Pott's Pinot.
When the ballots came in, the men had awarded the wine a HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. The women were even more enthusiastic, rating it EXCELLENT! Let's hear it for Aaron. The experiment was a big success. If you wish to check it yourself, buy a bottle of...
Wine of the Day
1999 Campanile Pinot Grigio, Friuli, Italy
Friuli is the the farthest northeastern wine district of Italy, with Austria to the north and Slovenia to the east. Hence, if you enjoyed this wine from Fruili, you are in good company. Friuli wines have been praised by emperors, princes, and Popes!
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This page created October 2000