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Upcycling Grape Pomace


Piquette is a centuries-old tradition, a drink originally consumed by European vineyard workers. Unable to afford the wine they produced for their overseers, they rehydrated pressed grape pomace with water, then fermented it to make a secondary wine. The result was often tart, with a vinegar-like flavor that could sting,…

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This story appears in the print issue of June 2020.
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