Sur lie (French for “on the lees”) aging sounds fairly straightforward: it is a stylistic choice to allow wine to age in contact with its lees. Though sur lie aging has been practiced since Ancient Rome, we are still uncovering the science that enhances the complexities of the finished wines aged on their lees.
If you are new to a winery, wine cellar, or warehouse, you may be uncertain how to obtain your certification to operate a forklift. The team at Gravity Wine House wanted to share our some of our knowledge about getting certified in forklift operations.
Barrels are extremely complex, and therefore are often misunderstood elements when used in winemaking. Here we evaluate the numerous options available to winemakers, and how those differing elements can impact your wine.