As winemakers have known since 3000 B.C., making wine is a straightforward process, requiring ripe grapes and a watertight container. Since then, winemakers have learned that yeasts ferment the grapes' natural sugars into alcohol, and today the basic winemaking equation remains:
Grapes + Yeast + Container = Wine
When bins loaded with grapes come in from...
Passionate about wine? Wine Spectator seeks an editorial assistant and an assistant tasting coordinator in its New York office. Get more details.
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered