Food + Drink

Drinking Stories: The Role of Yeast in Winemaking

Written by Bill Swindell for The Press Democrat.

Bill Swindell’s new podcast, “Drinking Stories,” peels back the veneer of the wine, beer, spirits and cider industries.

In the first episode, Bill speaks with Kevin Sea of Santa Rosa Junior College about yeast, the Jan Brady of the fermentation process, and the important role it plays in making that sauvignon blanc taste like passion fruit.

To download the Podcast via iTunes, or to subscribe to Press Democrat podcasts, click here.


Editor’s Note: Travel, dining and wine tasting can be complicated right now. Use our inspirational ideas to plan ahead for your next outing, be it this week or next year. If you visit restaurants, wineries, and other businesses during the pandemic, remember to call ahead, make reservations, wear a mask and social distance.

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