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10 Interesting Facts about Winemaking at City Winery
We thought it'd be nice to take a glance back at some of the unique traits of City Winery with a few fun facts about the winery.
A Look at How City Winery Bottles Wines
An Introduction to Racking Wine
here are a number of processes in winemaking, of which one is racking. Here's how it's done.
An Intro to Maceration Management: Pump Overs & Punch Downs
City Winery Winemaker David Lecomte explains why maceration management is the most complex and critical stage of red winemaking.
Bring on the Kosher Pinot Noir! [VIDEO]
Capsuling and Labeling at City Winery
A look at how the winemaking team capsules and labels wines at City Winery.
Destemming & Sorting Grapes at City Winery
A look at the process of destemming and sorting grapes at City Winery, Manhattan's only full-functioning winery.
Harvesting & Pressing Grapes for Kosher Winemaking
City Winery Assistant Kosher Winemaker Yanky Drew gives us a look at the kosher winemaking process, including how grapes are harvested and pressed.
Harvest Season Is In Full Motion! [VIDEO]
The harvest season is upon us, and the winery team is busy receiving grapes and bottling wines from previous vintages.
How to Press Red Wine Grapes
Pressing occurs after primary fermentation, when a winemaker determines if the young wine has reached its full potential and is ready to be pressed. Here's how red wine grapes are pressed.
Meet City Winery's Winemaking Team
An introduction to City Winery's winemaking team, including the winemaker, assistant winemaker, kosher assistant winemaking and cellar hand.
The Great Closure Debate: Cork, Composite or Something Else?
A look at the deciding factors a winemaker takes into account when choosing a wine closure.
The Importance of Topping Barrels
Topping is the process of filling barrels with wine as small amounts evaporate through the barrel.
The Wine Industry Embraces a Classic Meme
The bloggers over at Red to Brown Wine Review uploaded a wine-centric spoof of the meme "Downfall" this week.