Why are my sugar readings different?

All of the frozen grape must pails sold by Grapesforwine.com have labels indicating the sugar levels on the pail as well as on the listing itself. However, you should remember that these readings are taken either during the harvesting process and/or during the staging process for filling the buckets. The vineyards cover a large area […]

What is Malolactic Culture Bacteria Malolactic Fermentation or MLF?

As a rule of thumb, malolactic bacteria cultures are added to wine must or wine in order to convert the harsher malic acid to softer lactic acid. This process is known as Malolactic Fermentation or MLF. This addition into the wine (aka inoculation) can be performed at the same time as alcoholic fermentation or sometimes […]