Making sparkling wine bucketwine style takes a bit of trial and error.
We are trying the farmer style where wine is bottled with a bit of the ferment still to go which captures the CO2 in the bottle, making it naturally sparkling – or petillant naturel as the French call it.
Click on the link below to see a little clip of Bart opening a trial bottle. Clearly this batch had a bit too much sugar still left in it. Ka-boom.