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Image of a “must-heater” from 1906


This images show a “must-heater” constructed by Gomot of Nimes, France.  It was employed as part of an experiment to make a new type of dry red wine.

A French "must-heater" used in California red wine experiments in 1906. [1]

A French “must-heater” used in California red wine experiments in 1906. [1]


[1] Bioetti, Frederic. “A New Method of Making Dry Red Wine”. Agricultural Experiment Station, University of California.  Bulletin No. 177.  1906.

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