Wine Word of the Week: Pupitre

By Kori ~ October 18th, 2011.

This week’s Wine Word of the Week is pupitre.

Official definition from Jancis Robinson’s The Oxford Companion to Wine:
Pupitre is the French name for a hand riddling rack, traditionally used for riddling sparkling wines by hand.

Layman’s terms from Kori:
Pupitre is an A-shaped riddling rack for sparkling wines.

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