What Is a Muselet?
A “muselet” is the wire cage that fits over the cork of a bottle of sparkling wine. Normally covered by a foil capsule, this small but crucial element secures the cork in the bottle, keeping it sealed to the point of drinking. … Read More
August 28th, 2023 | Alexa Nelson | |
Disgorging, a step in the Traditional Method of sparkling wine, is the process of evacuating yeast sediment from the bottle. Although winemakers usually rely on a semi-automatic disgorging-dosing machine, they can also disgorge manually! We call this technique disgorgement “á la volée” or “flying disgorgement.”… Read More
April 12th, 2022 | Alexa Nelson | |