Speaking of Hymenoptera – Thank Wasp for Complex Wine

Screen shot from NPR The Salt Story

Screen shot from a 31 July 2012 post on NPR’s food blog, The Salt.

Apparently, wasps and hornets help make wine by biting the grapes and thus speeding fermentation, becoming “wine-lovers’ best friends” in the process. Kind of reminds me of Kopi Luwak (which I have had, and it is delicious), but not. Click on the photo for the whole story.

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