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Making your Wines Sparkle – Base Wine Preparation
June 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDTFree
Please join LAFFORT® and Francois Botton, Spark Technical Manager at LAFFORT®, for an informational webinar on the key points to look at for when making base wines at harvest.
We will discuss harvest parameters, grape processing and pressing, juice preparation, fining and phenolic management, as well as style parameters such as yeast culture selection, and the choice of malolactic fermentation
About the presenter:
Born in the Champagne region of France, François Botton joined LAFFORT® in 2011 as global technical manager for the LAFFORT® Spark range. Prior to LAFFORT®, François spent 10 years working for famous champagne wineries and laboratories, doing everything from winemaking, consulting, product research and development, and tirage management. In addition to the Spark range, Francois is the LAFFORT® area manager for central & eastern Europe. He resides in Slovenia where he has also created his own sparkling winery but usually he spends most of his time traveling the world where wine is produced.