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Sparkling Wine Production Workshop Coming to Penn State Ext.

Photo courtesy Wine & Grapes U.

Photo courtesy Wine & Grapes U.

“Sparkling wine and sparkling [hard] cider production has become a hot topic for many Eastern producers.  Some are interested in traditional sparkling wine production methods, occasionally referred to as méthode champenoise, while others are integrating modern approaches into their processing facilities to incorporate bubbles in their wines.  The use of pressurized tanks, bottling under a pressurized system, and completing fermentation while retaining carbonation in a tank are all processes I have seen during my recent travels throughout the state.”

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Sparkling Wine Production Workshop Coming to Penn State Extension