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February 11, 2017
How is late-harvest wine made? Renaissance Vineyard & Winery's Diana Werner, knew a thing or two...

Ripe white-wine grapes are allowed to remain on the vine until they begin to shrivel and form raisins. Ideally the damp autumn evenings create the conditions for Botrytis cinerea to grow.