Winemaking 101: What is a basket press?

Beginner
A basket press is a traditional tool used to squeeze juice and or wine out of grapes. Winemaker Fred Scherrer explains how and why he uses a basket press for certain lots but not others in this video.

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Filmed with Fred Scherrer at the winery in California and City Winery Chicago.

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