Dec 05/Jan 06
The wise one answers your winemaking questions.
A North County California couple start a vineyard catering to home winemakers.
A wine transfer pump, stainless steel tanks and a new wine kit line.
Weeds and water. One you don't want and the other you need. We'll give you strategies for the home vineyard.
Find out how to assess your wine, and intervene if you need to. Clues and cures for hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide, volatile acidity, autolysis, pH and more.
Nebbiolo wines comes from the Piedmont province of Italy and require 4 years og aging before they are released. Find out why they are worth the wait and why it is worth trying your hand at making a batch.
A Pittsburgh award winner, some "luna"tocs from Louisville and great Merlot from kits. Plus: Gain clarity in our beginner's guide to fining wines.
Grown for hundreds of years as a blender in France, Roussanne is catching on as a varietal wine in the United States where it's being hailed as a white wine for red wine drinkers.
Know eight or more folks interested in making their own wine? Form a co-op and share in the cost, labor and fun of making wine.
If a homemade wine shows "off " flavors or aromas, most times the problem stems from improper cleaning and sanitation. Learn the ins and outs of various cleaning and sanitizing agents, so you can turn out dazzling wine every time. Plus: time-saving cleaning tips
Want to get started in home winemaking, but don't know where tos tart? Reading this step-by-step guide to making wines will show you just how easy making kit wines can be. Learn all the procedures, and possible pitfalls, before making your first batch.