Botrytized Whites

James Molesworth
Issue: September 30, 2014

Mold is a major enemy of wine. The wrong weather conditions can cause mold to destroy entire harvests. Vintners will do everything they can to prevent the spread of rot in their vineyards prior to picking grapes. Unless they plan to make a special kind of dessert wine. Wine Spectator's James Molesworth explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 19, 2014.

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