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Worth Reading: Reconsidering Sulfites from The San Francisco Chronicle

Reconsidering sulfites / Progressive vintners weigh the pros and cons of the controversial winemaking tool

“Long viewed as a necessary, if unromantic, tool by winemakers, and either ignored or completely misunderstood by consumers, the role of sulfur in wine has become a hot topic. From health issues (see”Debunking myths,” Page F4) to sulfur as a winemaking tool at a time when there’s a push within the industry for wines made with minimal intervention, sulfur dioxide is in the spotlight like never before.”