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* White wines are pressed prior to fermentation
* Red wines are pressed after fermentation
Those are the basics but when you press, how hard you press, how much pressed wine to blend with your free run wine... well it pays to keep an eye on the wine and taste frequently to make sure you press at the appropriate time to hit the stylistic goals for your wine. In this Winemaker's Minute, Crushpad winemaker Chris Nelson explains all the variables involved, and the key indicators to watch as you are making these decisions.