Bulk Process

An inexpensive and quick way of making SPARKLING WINE. The bulk process, also called the Charmat method, involves placing wine in large, pressurized tanks for its SECONDARY FERMENTATION. In an alternative, and far more expensive, method, known as the MÉTHODE CHAMPENOISE, the secondary fermentation takes place inside individual bottles.


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