Have you ever had a bad case of the Tartrates?

Along the same lines as sulfites, tartrates are another substance found in wine that have been given a bad rap by wine drinkers! As the pictures above show, tartrates are small crystal-like substances and are often mistakenly assumed by consumers as a fault with the wine, thought to be sediment, sugar or even shards of glass. Ask any Sommelier in a restaurant; they should be able to give you at least a few accounts of…

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