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Mixed Case

November 2017

Can Inoculation Be 'Natural'?
While some wine purists think cultured yeasts are heresy, the Loire's Louis-Benjamin Dagueneau says kick-starting fermentation can reflect terroir
Posted: Nov 2, 2017 12:30pm ET
By Emma Balter
What if inoculation didn't have to be a battle between natural wine purists and commercial yeast advocates? Wine Spectator's Emma Balter visits Louis-Benjamin Dagueneau in the Loire Valley, who has found a middle ground.
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