must


The freshly pressed juice of grapes or other fruit before fermentation occurs. Must can include pulp, skins and seeds.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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