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Magazine Archives: May 31, 2013

Pressed Caviar

Owen Dugan
Issue: May 31, 2013

More and more examples of once-overlooked foods are coming to market, aiming to capture the attention of an increasingly fickle and selective public. One such favorite is pressed caviar (payusnaya in Russian). Caviar's quality is determined by origin, species, and the size and condition of the eggs (called "grains" in the industry). But what to do with batches that don't make the grade? Wine Spectator's Owen Dugan explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 23, 2013.

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