Can a wine yeast be used for bread?

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  1. abefroman

    abefroman

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    Can a wine yeast be used for bread?

    Ex. using a wine yeast for making merlot bread.
     
  2. phatch

    phatch Moderator Staff Member

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    I would think so in theory, but it will be slow to raise.

    Outside of the protected environment of the sterile wine bottle, it may not be fast enough to compete against other ambient yeasts.