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Turning to water to turn it into wine

Turning to water to turn it into wine

TURNING water to help it turn your work into wine is a pretty tough gig to follow.
So who would have thought winemaking circa 2014 would require a snorkel and a swim suit?
Because diving classes are not yet on the curriculum of any of Australia’s university wine courses.
But experiments in the art of underwater ageing may have winemakers reassessing their gear and equipment as the maturation process shifts from the winery to the water.
By playing with the parameters of how wine is fermented and aged – oxygen exposure, temperature, darkness, pressure and agitation – winemakers are now using the deep blue sea to rethink how the industry makes a top quality drop.

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