Dec 04/Jan 05
The Wiz helps a reader get the stink from their drink, discusses incomplete fermentations and chips in on a question about Zin. Plus: lysozyme as a fining agent?
How to adjust acidity, sweetness, alcohol and tannins to achieve balance in your wine.
What's the difference between sweet apple juice and hard apple cider? A cider making father tries to explain it to hsi young, apple juice loving son.
Want to find the right tools for the job in your home vineyard? Find the right piece of equipment for everything from gettin' grapes to grillin' gophers in our roundup of useful goodies for the backyard vineyard.
The top 10 mistakes beginning winemakers make - find out what they are and how to avoid them. From incomplete fermentation to mold growing in barrels, we explain how to plan for success by recognizing (and avoiding) common errors.
With hints of melon and honey - and a crisp acidity - this wine is sometimes described as a wine for everyone. See what Chenin Blanc has to offer.
A Connecticut home winemaker, a club in San Diego and two vintners go pro. Plus: a reader's gooseberry wine recipe
From Texas grapes to teacher gripes - what our readers are writing in about.
Stretch your winemaking budget by getting the most from your wine grapes. Learn to make seconds.
From powder to chips to cubes to barrels, kit winemakers have options when it comes to oaking.
The world of wine kits continues to expand and diversify. See what kit manufacturers have in store for home winemakers in the near future.
Want to meet other home winemakers? Join the Club.