The bottle is then riddled, so that the lees settles in the neck of the wine bottle...
Manual riddling is still done for Prestige Cuvées in Champagne... mechanised riddling equipment (a gyropalette) is used instead.
There is much callooing and callaying amongst the Pixie community as the latest round of their pay negotiations has concluded. Much has been written about the hard nosedness of the wee magic folks and their pointy knives.
Here you can see the Eldritch Literature Workers and Associated Trades hammering out details with Mr. Smut Clyde who is recording his amazement at the bare bollocks effrontery of the little morons. He was unaware of the ability of said union personages to read upside down.
Note the Rare and Wonderful Staff of Something or Other, on the table which signifies something. Also a preserved Glass Eel called Malcolm.
Most of what they asked for were slight encroachments on already stolen agreed conditions. But Pet Days! I think that it was a mistake.