Wasps: They Don’t Just Indiscriminately Sting People, They Can Also Make Wine!

The next time you’re popping the cork on a bottle of vino, you might want to spare a thought for the humble hornet/wasp! That’s because Duccio Cavalieri, a professor of microbiology at the University of Florence in Italy, claims hornets and wasps are one of the secrets behind a wine’s flavor!  Prof. Cavalieri and his colleagues recently made the discovery that wasps and hornets bite into the grapes and help to give the fermentation a…

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