Create Your Own Varietal

olivadiumOne university in southern Spain is set on bringing fame to it’s region through the discovery of a type of wine which existed in Roman times. Researchers from Universidad Pable de Olavide (UPO) in Seville have begun “Olavidium”, a project in which the team will try to create a naturally sweet wine with up to 16 percent alcohol content, very little oxidation and all with the absence of of additives.

The key to the process, UPO research Juan Jimenez told Europa Press this past week, is a natural yeast found in Spain’s southern region of Andalusia. Read more about how they are doing it on Snooth.