and an on-site chemist oversee the production of 7 million bottles.
His recent departure from Santa Rita has provided the opportunity for Klaus Schroeder Baasch to take over as enologist
, and, as of this writing, the special reserve wine from Santa Rita has yet to be released.
Enhancing mouthfeel: In what she admitted was "a really confusing area from a winemaking point of view," Cornell enologist
Anna Katharine Mansfield addressed what can be done in the winery: choosing the right yeast strains and extending sur lie time; using pectolytic enzymes (which "release polysaccharides and change tannin extraction"); malolactic fermentation ("which changes the volatile character and fools us into thinking there's fuller mouthfeel"), and a late-as-possible addition of tannin powders ("condensed, not hydrolysable").
The selectors and producers of starter cultures have expanded their research efforts, and both academic enologists
and winemakers are interested in tangible aspects of the microbiology of winemaking.
She began her relationship with Robert Mondavi Winery in 1978 as an enologist
and then continued to explore winemaking in California for the next decade through several consulting positions.
Cameron Baxter (left) is assistant winemaker at Sequoia Grove Vineyards, and Stacy Hornemann is enologist
at Materra/Cunat Family Vineyards.
Mohseni joined Zaca Mesa as enologist
in 2001 and has been the winemaker since 2008.
Winemaking job activity dropped in September by 18% compared to the previous September, although the proportion of full-time positions grew, as did the emphasis on head winemaker and enologist
Brain has served as an enologist
technical representative for Laffort USA, winemaker at Edna Valley Vineyard and Juniper Canyon and cellar master at Tolosa Winery and Courtside Cellars.
This honor bestowed on the brand acknowledges the tremendous efforts and work that Daniel Pi, the chief enologist
, and his winemaking team have placed in producing the best possible wines in all price points.
Caption: Mario Mazza, enologist
at Mazza Wines, leads a vertical tasting of four ice wines at their South Shore winery.
Previous experience during his 12 year tenure there included roles as Operations Manager, Winemaker and Enologist