Master Vintner Blog: Fruit Flies, Our Deadly Enemy

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What’s your worst experience with fruit flies? Back when I was a beginning winemaker I filtered my first wine and left the used pads sitting on a counter while I stepped out for ‘a minute’. I came back in two days and the air was about 50% flies by volume!

That really sucked. Now I bag 'em tight and toss 'em as soon as I’m done.