Find out how Joe Pedicini transitioned from brewing to winemaking in this week’s sequel on Fuhmentaboudit! Joe Pedicini joins Mary Izett and Chris Cuzme to talk about home winemaking, pressing grapes, and achieving good wood maturation. How did Prohibition actually promote home winemaking? Find out how different parts of the grape affect the pigment and taste of wine. How does long distance transportation of grapes affect the ability to produce natural wine? Learn why Joe prefers making small-scale, natural wines, and hear about some alternative fermenting vessels for wine and beer! This episode has been brought to you by Hearst Ranch.

 

“These are the same procedures we used as a kid. My parents and grandparents never used any additives.” [11:40]

Joe Pedicini on Fuhmentaboudit!